TRADITIONAL SANTA ANITA WALL CALENDAR & MATHIS BROTHERS PLUSH THOROUGHBRED TOY GIVEAWAY HEAD LONG LIST OF ATTRACTIONS AT THE GREAT RACE PLACE ON OPENING DAY, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26

MATHIS BROTHERS FURNITURE & SANTA ANITA PARK TO ALSO DONATE $10,000 IN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

 

ARCADIA, Calif. (Dec. 7, 2018)–In addition to world-class racing, Santa Anita Park will offer fans a wide array of enticing incentives, including its traditional wall calendar and Mathis Brothers Furniture plush Thoroughbred toy giveaway on opening day, Wednesday, Dec. 26.

Additionally, Mathis Brothers and Santa Anita Park will also donate $10,000 as they reward four lucky college students with individual scholarships of $2,500 each.

For the first time, ice skating will also be available on opening day, offering popular Family Fun Infield packages for fans of all ages to enjoy.

With A-List food and beverage offerings the order of the day throughout the facility, Santa Anita has also announced that first post time for a 10-race program will be at 11:30 a.m., with admission gates opening at 10:30 a.m.

Following is a list of Santa Anita opening day “attractions” on Dec. 26:

2019 SANTA ANITA WALL CALENDAR, free with paid admission while supplies last.  This year’s calendar salutes past Santa Anita-based Triple Crown Champions, Justify (2018), American Pharoah (2015) and Affirmed (1978).

–Courtesy of Mathis Brothers Furniture, a plush THOROUGHBRED TOY GIVEAWAY, free to the first 4,000 kids age 12 and under (must be accompanied by an adult with paid admission.  Not available in the Infield).

–Also courtesy of Mathis Brothers and Santa Anita, (4) $2,500 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP GIVEAWAY–totaling a $10,000 donation.  All college students with a current valid college I.D. will get FREE ENTRY and a chance to win.

–10,000 one hundred dollar MATHIS BROTHERS GIFTS, to be given away free, with paid admission.  Minimum Mathis Brothers Furniture purchase required. 

BEER & CIDER FESTIVAL Trackside event.  General Admission packages available through Dec. 14 for only $19 and VIP Woodford reserve packages for just $55.  Buy online early and save!   

“WHISKEY IN WINTER” CHANDELIER ROOM PARTY.  Whiskey tastings, delicious buffet offerings, live music and more.  Brown-Forman will be showcasing their line of brown spirits, which includes more than 12 different bourbons, whiskeys, and scotches.  Guaranteed Seat Package, $130, General Entry Package, $105.  Buffet menu available here. 

INFIELD OPENING DAY ICE SKATING & FAMILY FUN ZONE.  The Opening Day Kid Pack ($30) includes an Ice Skating Session, unlimited inflatable wristband, pony ride & face painting.  Adult packages also available for purchase, including 2019 wall calendar and racing program.

GOLDEN ROAD PUB PREMIUM PACKAGE, available for $40, this includes General Admission & entry to the Golden Road Pub, buffet (12 noon to 2 p.m.), seating, private wagering machines, (1) Golden Road Beer, racing program, $3 Buds and Bud Lights, as well as $5 Golden Road brews.

FRONTRUNNER BRUNCH.  This includes a table for the day in the glass-enclosed FrontRunner Restaurant, buffet, admission, program and first glass of champagne, draft beer or Baldwin Buck Cocktail, made with Woodford Reserve.  For details, please visit santanita.com.

ECLIPSE THREE-COURSE LUNCH IN NEWLY RENOVATED UPPER LEVELS OF TURF TERRACE. Includes admission, three-course lunch, choice of a glass of champagne or specialty cocktail, a racing program and a reserved table for the day on the newly renovated fourth and fifth floors of the Turf Terrace restaurant. 

CLUB COURT BUFFET PACKAGE.  This offering puts you right on the Club House turn. Includes buffet service, admission and racing program, and a seat in Club Court for the day. 

For more information on Santa Anita’s Winter Meet opening day Wednesday, Dec. 26, please visit santaanita.com or call (626) 574-RACE.