Hernandez & Glatt Top Jockey & Trainer Standings; C R K Stable Leads Owners As Santa Anita’s 19-day Autumn Closes On Positive Note
HERNANDEZ & GLATT TOP JOCKEY & TRAINER STANDINGS; C R K STABLE LEADS OWNERS AS SANTA ANITA’S 19-DAY AUTUMN CLOSES ON POSITIVE NOTE
ALL SIGHTS SET ON CLASSIC MEET OPENER AS SANTA ANITA READIES FOR BIG YEAR IN 2024
ARCADIA, CA (Nov. 9, 2023)—With more than $176 million wagered over the two-day Breeders’ Cup World Championships this past Friday and Saturday outpacing Santa Anita’s previous record Breeders’ Cup handle of more than $174 million in 2019 and thus ranking as the third-highest pari-mutuel total in Breeders’ Cup history, The Great Race Place concluded its 19-day Autumn Meet on a high note Sunday as all sources handle of $11.9 million outpaced last year’s total with all sights now set on the track’s traditional Classic Meet opener on Tuesday, Dec. 26.
Juan Hernandez again led the jockey standings as he outpaced Umberto Rispoli 24-20 and he led all riders by stakes-won as well, with seven added money victories—three more than Rispoli.
Congratulations are in order for Mark Glatt, as he out-dueled Phil D’Amato 12-11 to take his first Santa Anita trainers’ crown. Hall of Fame conditioner Richard Mandella led all trainers with five stakes wins—one more than John Sadler with four.
The race for leading owner was very tight, with Lee and Susan Searing’s C R K Stable finishing on top with four wins, one better than Hronis Racing, LLC.
For additional information regarding Santa Anita’s upcoming Classic Meet, please visit santaanita.com or call (626) 574-RACE.