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September 28, 2012

• RAIL TRIP HAS ‘OUTSIDE’ CHANCE IN AWESOME AGAIN STAKES

• HORSE FOR COURSE SWITCH SET FOR INAUGURAL ZENYATTA

• ROSIE NAPRAVNIK MAKES SANTA ANITA DEBUT SATURDAY

• RENEE’S QUEEN SEEKS GRADE I UPSET IN CHANDELIER STAKES

• USC BAND, SINGER FERRAS TO PERFORM ‘MY CALIFORNIA’ SATURDAY

RAIL TRIP GETS OUTSIDE DRAW VS. ‘DUDE’ IN AWESOME AGAIN

Jose Valdivia Jr. has little concern that Rail Trip goes from inside to outside in Saturday’s Grade I Awesome Again Stakes. The 7-year-old gelding broke from the No.

September 27, 2012

• TOP TRAINER LARRY JONES HAPPY WITH FIRST VISIT TO SANTA ANITA

• RICHARD’S KID READY FOR BEST AS O’NEILL RETURNS

• GOMEZ LOOKS TO THE FUTURE WITH PROMISING 2-YEAR-OLDS

• USC MARCHING BAND TO PERFORM AT SANTA ANITA SATURDAY

JONES DEBUTS AT SANTA ANITA WITH JOYFUL VICTORY IN ZENYATTA

Larry Jones is back and racing is the better for it. The 56-year-old trainer, who retired at the top of his game on Nov. 7, 2009, returned in early 2011 with the same fervor as the day he left.

September 26, 2012

• MILLER TIME (BODE, THAT IS) AT SANTA ANITA ON SATURDAY

• SUGGESTIVE BOY TRIES DIRT IN AWESOME AGAIN STAKES

• CHAMP AMAZOMBIE SHARP FOR OCT. 6 SPRINT, TO WORK SATURDAY

CHAMPION SKIIER BODE MILLER TO SEE HIS HORSE RUN IN FRONTRUNNER

Add a late bonus to the myriad of festivities that will unfold at Santa Anita this weekend: Miller Time.

September 25, 2012

• GAME ON DUDE SHARP FOR AWESOME AGAIN STAKES

• EDDIE D. HOPES RACING BENEFITS ON HIS BIG DAY FRIDAY

• YOUNG AT HEART FLORES SET FOR BEST AT SANTA ANITA

• SLIM SHADEY READY FOR INAUGURAL JOHN HENRY SUNDAY

GAME ON DUDE HAS HOME COURT ADVANTAGE IN AWESOME AGAIN

Game On Dude hasn’t disappointed Bob Baffert often since he took over as trainer of the 5-year-old gelding two years ago.

September 21, 2012

• I’LL HAVE ANOTHER II IS THE GOAL OF TEAM O’NEILL

• CHAMP AMAZOMBIE WORKS SATURDAY FOR SA SPRINT

• SANTA ANITA WORKERS TOP 100 AS OPENING DAY NEARS

TEAM O’NEILL HOPES FOR ANOTHER WILD RIDE IN 2013

When Dennis O’Neill last encamped at Santa Anita, it was three weeks before the Kentucky Derby. At that time, Dennis, brother of trainer Doug O’Neill, had wittingly or “un” suggested that I’ll Have Another had as much chance as the next horse to win the Run for the Roses, which he ultimately did.

September 20, 2012

• DELAHOUSSAYE PROUD TO HAVE RACE NAMED FOR HIM

• BAFFERT COULD ENTER FOUR IN FRONTRUNNER STAKES

• STRONG WIND TO STRETCH OUT IN CAL CUP FOR STEVE KNAPP

EDDIE D. HAPPY TO SMELL THE ROSES IN STAKES NAMED FOR HIM

Eddie Delahoussaye is not only excited to have a stakes race named for him by Santa Anita on opening day next Friday, more importantly, he’s thrilled to be here in person to see history unfold.

September 19, 2012

• TEAM TALAMO STAKES ITS HOPES ON BIG SANTA ANITA SESSION

• CHAMPION ACCLAMATION GALLOPING TOWARDS BC TURF

• JIMMY CREED TO TACKLE ELDERS IN SANTA ANITA SPRINT CHAMPIONSHIP

• JOCKEY GUTIERREZ, AGENT PUHICH HONORED WITH MR.

September 18, 2012

• FOND MEMORIES OF ZENYATTA PREVAIL FOR MIKE SMITH

• O’BRIEN WINNER CAPITAL ACCOUNT SET FOR SPRINT CHAMPIONSHIP

• RIDING DAYS OVER, BUT PINCAY KEEPS BUSY

STATUE OR NO, SMITH WILL NEVER FORGET ZENYATTA

Mike Smith was aboard Zenyatta in all but three of her 19 straight victories before suffering her only defeat in the Breeders’ Cup Classic in 2010, so it’s understandable that the 46-year-old Hall of Fame jockey has nothing but fond memories of the great mare, who has since retired to the breeding shed.

In the mind of Smith and Zenyatta fans worldwide, and in lig

September 17, 2012

Contact: Ed Golden

egolden@santaanita.com

• BAFFERT’S CUP RUNNETH OVER FOR BC MEET AT SANTA ANITA

• LEGENDARY EDDIE D WORTHY OF STAKE NAMED IN HIS HONOR

• CARACORTADO TO SKIP EDDIE D, BC TURF SPRINT STILL A GOAL

• PROMISING TURF SPRINTER LAKERVILLE TO MISS BREEDERS’ CUP

BAFFERT AT THE READY AS SANTA ANITA PREPARES FOR SEPT. 28 OPENER

April 21, 2012

• DRYSDALE FILLS BIG SHOES OF MENTOR WHITTINGHAM IN SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO

• I’LL HAVE ANOTHER HAS STYLE TO WIN KENTUCKY DERBY

• SANTA ANITA MOVES FORWARD UNDER NEW CEO MARK VERGE

WHITTINGHAM’S 14 SAN JUAN WINS A RECORD THAT WILL STAND THE TEST OF TIME

To records considered made not to be broken, such as Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak and the .406 batting average recorded by Ted Williams, both in 1941, add Charlie Whittingham’s remarkable feat of 14 victories in the San Juan Capistrano Handicap.

Santa Anita’s traditional closing-day feature at the m