SPECIAL EARLY FIRST POST TIME THIS SATURDAY AT SANTA ANITA AT 12:15 P.M. IN ORDER TO ACCOMMODATE 11-RACE CARD ON PENULTIMATE DAY OF 2017 AUTUMN MEET

ARCADIA, Calif. (Oct. 25, 2017)–Santa Anita Park has announced there will be a special early first post time this Saturday of 12:15 p.m., which is 15 minutes earlier than its traditional weekend post time of 12:30 p.m.

Saturday, which is the penultimate day of Santa Anita’s current 19-day Autumn Meet, will feature an 11-race card, which will be highlighted by a pair of stakes, the Grade II, $200,000 Twilight Derby and the $70,000 Comma to the Top Stakes.

The Twilight Derby, which has attracted a field of 11 sophomores at a mile and one eighth on turf, has been carded as race nine, while the Comma to the Top Stakes, for 3-year-olds and up at one mile on the main track, has been slotted as the fifth race.

With mandatory payouts in all exotic wagers, first post time for closing day, Sunday, will be at 12:30 p.m. For additional information regarding closing weekend special events and racing, please visit santaanita.com