Press Releases

Syndicate content

April 30, 2014

SANTA ANITA OFFERS 11-RACE CARD WITH EARLY FIRST POST TIME AT 11:30 A.M., GATES OPEN AT 7:15 A.M.

ARCADIA, Calif. (April 30, 2014)—Jerry Hollendorfer’s Fury Kapcori seeks his fourth consecutive win as he heads a field of seven three year olds and up in Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 Precisionist Stakes at Santa Anita. A 4-year-old Kentucky-bred colt by Tiznow, Fury Kapcori has earned 100-plus Beyer Speed figures in winning his past three races, achieving a career-best 107 Beyer in his most recent win, the Santana Mile, on March 30.

April 27, 2014

ARCADIA, Calif. (April 27, 2014)—In her first start for trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, highly regarded Parranda rated kindly under Rafael Bejarano and swept three-wide turning for home to win Sunday’s Grade III, $100,000 Wilshire Stakes by 1 ½ lengths, covering a flat mile on turf in 1:33.48.

ARCADIA, Calif. (April 27, 2014)—Karla Kratz-Terrey picked up her mail at home in Hemet late last month and she was glad she did, as she and her husband cashed a Mystery Mutuel voucher on Sunday at Santa Anita for $10,000.

April 26, 2014

ARCADIA, Calif. (April 26, 2014)—Full of run with Joe Talamo into and around the far turn, Richard Kritzski’s homebred Awesome Return slingshotted three-wide off the turn for home and prevailed by three quarters of a length in Saturday’s $250,000 Snow Chief Stakes for Golden State Series eligible 3-year-olds, getting 1 1/8 miles on turf in 1:48.88.

ARCADIA, Calif. (April 26, 2014)—Favored Rovenna was all-out to take Saturday’s $250,000 Melair Stakes for Golden State Series eligible 3-year-old fillies on California Gold Rush Day at Santa Anita, as the Donald Dizney homebred daughter of Vronsky held off longshot Wonderful Lie by a neck, covering 1 1/16 miles in 1:43.86.

ARCADIA, Calif. (Apr. 26, 2014) – Tommy Town Thoroughbreds’ homebred Top Kisser, returning from a nine-month layoff to race on dirt for the first time, ran down pacesetter Marks Mine to win Saturday’s $125,000 Spring Fever Stakes for Golden State Series eligible fillies and mares on the Gold Rush card at Santa Anita Park.

ARCADIA, Calif. (April 26, 2014)—Golden Eagle Farm’s homebred Storm Fighter dispatched heavily favored Rousing Sermon turning for home and went on to an impressive 3 ¼ length win in Saturday’s $125,000 Tiznow Stakes for older horses bred or sired in California. Ridden by Edwin Maldonado and trained by Bruce Headley, the 4-year-old colt by Stormin Fever covered a flat mile in 1:35.06.

ARCADIA, Calif. (Apr. 26, 2014) – Dancingtothestars accelerated past the tiring frontrunners turning for home, then withstood a rider’s objection to win Saturday’s $100,000 Fran’s Valentine Stakes for Golden State Series eligible fillies and mares on the Gold Rush card at Santa Anita.

Online Voting for "Fan Favorite" Award Begins this Saturday, April 26

Arcadia, CA, April 26, 2014 -- Final entries for the third annual HRTV Film Festival at Santa Anita have been submitted and will now be judged by an esteemed panel of racing and entertainment professionals with prize money awarded for the top five entries.

ARCADIA, Calif. (April 26, 2014)—With Victor Espinoza aboard, California Chrome, winner of the Grade I, $1 million Santa Anita Derby April 5, worked a half mile Saturday morning at Los Alamitos Racecourse in 48.20, his final work in preparation for next Saturday’s Kentucky Derby.