STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• NEW YEAR, NEW HORIZONS FOR SO-CAL HORSEMEN • STREAKING PONCHATRAIN SET FOR MONROVIA • WIN MACHINE JOE CARL POPULAR AT THE CLAIM BOX • HRTV TO TELEVISE LIVE ECLIPSE FINALISTS JAN. 8 HORSEMEN ADJUST TO TRANSITION IN TRAINING VENUES Horsemen who made Hollywood Park their primary training headquarters are adjusting to the new landscape […]

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“Penny & Red” California Film Premiere – January 11

For 40 years, Penny Chenery has told the stories of her champion thoroughbreds, Riva Ridge and Secretariat. Now, she’s ready to tell her own story… The Secretariat Foundation and TROTT (Training Racehorses Off the Track) are pleased to invite you to attend the California premiere screening of her new documentary film, “Penny & Red: the […]

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HARD-WORKING TED DI NUNZIO CELEBRATES 100TH BIRTHDAY AT SANTA ANITA, POPULAR CENTURION OFFICIAL DOOR GREETER AT NEARBY NORDSTROM’S

ARCADIA, Calif. (Dec. 29, 2013)–Sunday’s fourth race at Santa Anita, dubbed “Ted Di Nunzio’s 100th Birthday Celebration,” honored the gregarious Di Nunzio, who will mark his 100th birthday on Monday and who works about a half mile from Santa Anita’s main track quarter pole as an official door greeter at Nordstrom Santa Anita, in the […]

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IT’S CUSTOMER BASE BY A NOSE IN GRADE III ROBERT J. FRANKEL STAKES, SMITH & PROCTOR COMBINE TO WIN YEAR’S FINAL STAKES AT SANTA ANITA

HUMBERTO ASCANIO, LONG TIME ASSISTANT TO LATE TRAINER FRANKEL, PRESENTS TROPHY ARCADIA, Calif. (Dec. 29, 2013)–In a thrilling finish to both the year and its final added-money event, Customer Base, with Mike Smith aboard, got up to beat Stormy Lucy and Isaias Enriquez by a nose in Sunday’s Grade III, $100,000 Robert J. Frankel Stakes […]

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ROBERT J. FRANKEL STAKES QUOTES

JOCKEY QUOTES MIKE SMITH, CUSTOMER BASE, WINNER: “I knew the two outside horses would have speed so I could work out a good trip from that point unless I got buried, which could have happened. I thought the main horse to follow was Stormy Lucy, or our other horse (Gulsary) who was behind me so […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• RETIREMENT AWAITS MILLIONAIRE COST OF FREEDOM • KINDLE READY TO FIRE IN GRADE II MONROVIA • EDDIE D. HAS GOOD ADVICE FOR MONROVIA RIDERS • GAME ON DUDE WORKS HALF-MILE UNDER MIKE SMITH • NORDSTROM GREETER CELEBRATES 100TH BIRTHDAY AT SANTA ANITA WELCOME RETIREMENT AWAITS MILLIONAIRE COST OF FREEDOM On Jan. 1, Cost of […]

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UNBRIDLED’S NOTE DISPLAYS POWERFUL CLOSING KICK UNDER NAKATANI, TAKES GRADE III DAYTONA DOWN HILLSIDE TURF BY A HALF LENGTH

ARCADIA, Calif. (Dec. 28, 2013)–Hard knocking Unbridled’s Note finished resolutely to win Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 Daytona Stakes under Corey Nakatani, overhauling El Commodore and Gary Stevens late to win by a half length while covering 6 ½ furlongs down Santa Anita’s Camino Real Turf Course in 1:11.89. Third, beaten a half length down the […]

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