STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• HOLIDAY SPIRIT IN FULL SWING AS SANTA ANITA BEGINS • SADLER HOPES TO DOUBLE HIS PLEASURE OPENING DAY • EXECUTIVEPRIVILEGE BACK ON THE BEAM FOR LA BREA • SANTA ANITA HAS GUARANTEED $500,000 LATE PICK 4 OPENING DAY GOOD CHEER FOR ALL EVERY DAY AT DOUG O’NEILL’S BARN Perhaps no operation in California racing […]

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BAFFERT’S FLASHBACK, EASTERN SPEEDSTER BAKKEN HEAD GRADE I MALIBU ON OPENING DAY; GRADE I LA BREA & GRADE II SIR BEAUFORT LEND STRENGTH TO OUTSTANDING NINE-RACE CARD, FIRST POST AT 12 NOON

ARCADIA, Calif. (Dec. 21, 2013)–Santa Anita’s traditional opening day headliner, the Grade I, $300,000 Malibu Stakes for 3-year-olds at seven furlongs, attracted a field of 12 and will be headed by the Bob Baffert-trained Flashback, who was the beaten favorite in the Grade I Santa Anita Derby in April and was considered one of the […]

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WHAT’S GOING ON AT SANTA ANITA PARK OPENING WEEK

WHAT: Opening Week of Santa Anita’s 2013-2014 Winter Meeting WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 26, through Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 WHERE: Santa Anita Park, Arcadia THURSDAY, DECEMBER 26 Opening Day: Santa Anita’s 77th winter/spring meet opens on Thursday, with special early first post time at 12 noon, admission gates open at 10 a.m. Two Grade I, $300,000 […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• STEVENS HAS BROTHERLY LOVE FOR ROLE MODEL • UNBEATEN BAKKEN INVADES FOR GRADE I MALIBU • TALAMO STAYS PUT FOR MADAME CACTUS IN LA BREA • THERE’S NO JET LAG FOR SIR BEAUFORT CONTENDER STEVENS REFLECTS ON HIS ‘MOST MEMORABLE YEAR’ Next month will mark a year since Gary Stevens made his comeback nearing […]

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