ARCADIA, Calif. (April 1, 2012)—Top rated Los Angeles talk show host Tim Conway Jr. will emcee this year’s Santa Anita Derby Draw Breakfast at the track’s FrontRunner Restaurant on Wednesday, April 4. The draw will determine the field for the Grade I, $750,000 Derby to be run Saturday, April 7.
“Tim is a great personal friend and a great friend of Santa Anita,” said Santa Anita C.E.O. Mark Verge. “I guarantee everyone this, we are going to have some fun with the draw on Wednesday. Tim’s got a great sense of humor and he knows the game inside and out. We’ve got some outstanding horses lined up and we want everyone to know they can come out to Santa Anita and have a great time and be a part of what we hope is going to be an unforgettable Derby Day on Saturday.”
Conway, son of legendary actor/comedian Tim Conway and the host of the “Tim Conway Jr. Show,” on KFI, a.m. 640, weeknights from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., is a regular attendee at The Great Race Place.