STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• START HOLDS KEY TO TRIPLE CROWN, BAFFERT SAYS • SANTA ANITA ‘NOSE’ BEST, OFFERS ‘CHROME’ GIFTS • BELMONT WIN WOULD EARN FAN A MILLION BUCKS • ARKENSTONE MAKES STAKES DEBUT IN AFFIRMED • UNUSUAL HEATWAVE SHARP FOR CRYSTAL WATER BELMONT START CRUCIAL TO TRIPLE CROWN: BAFFERT If anyone knows how tough it is to […]

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UPSTARTS CAN THE MAN, FRIENDSWITH K MILL HEAD SPEED-LADEN GRADE III AFFIRMED ON SATURDAY; FIELD OF EIGHT SOPHS SET TO ZIP 1 1/16 MILES

ARCADIA, Calif. (June 4, 2014)–Upstarts Can the Man and Friendswith K Mill, conditioned by Bob Baffert and Doug O’Neill respectively, head a speed-laden field of eight sophomores going 1 1/16 miles in Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 Affirmed Stakes at Santa Anita. Idle since winning the six furlong Speak Easy Stakes by 1 ¾ lengths on […]

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SEVENTH ANNUAL ‘SANTA ANITA UNCORKED’ WINE EVENT TO BE A PART OF BLOCKBUSTER BELMONT DAY THIS SATURDAY, AREA WINERIES & RESTAURANTS TO BE REPRESENTED–PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT CARMA & OTHER CHARITIES

ARCADIA, Calif. (June 3, 2014)–Santa Anita Park’s seventh annual “Santa Anita Uncorked” wine and culinary festival will complement what could be one of the biggest days in racing history this Saturday, Belmont Stakes Day, as the racing world will be transfixed on the prospect of California-bred California Chrome seeking to become the first Triple Crown […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• SANTA ANITA REMEMBERS AFFIRMED ON BELMONT DAY • JULES JOURNEY TESTS (CRYSTAL) WATER AGAIN • VICTOR ESPINOZA IS BIG NEWS IN THE BIG APPLE • PROMOTIONAL ‘CHROME’ NASAL STRIPS ON JUNE 7 • PEREZ MAKES HIS PRESENCE FELT AT SANTA ANITA AFFIRMED STAKES HIGHLIGHTS SANTA ANITA CARD SATURDAY It’s only appropriate that Santa Anita […]

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AMERICAN OAKS QUOTES

JOCKEY QUOTES SHAUN BRIDGMOHAN, ROOM SERVICE, WINNER: “We had a perfect trip; it really set up well for her style of running. We obviously wanted a little pace to run at and we got it. I happened to work her on the grass at Churchill (five furlongs on May 6) and she’s got a great […]

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