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April 25, 2014

JONES CALLS SANTA ANITA ‘HOME,’ SOLIS LOBBIES ON BEHALF OF BENEFACTOR MEL STUTE ON HRTV

ARCADIA, Calif. (April 25, 2014)—Friday morning’s Hall of Fame announcements from Saratoga Springs, New York, were met enthusiastically by horsemen, fans and management at Santa Anita Park, as news spread that Santa Anita “alums” trainer Gary Jones and jockey Alex Solis will be inducted into the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame on Aug. 8.

April 24, 2014

ARCADIA, Calif. (April 24, 2014)—Trainer Tom Proctor appears to be holding a solid two-card hand going into Sunday’s Grade III, $100,000 Wilshire Handicap, as his sharp recent allowance winners Theatre Star and Premier Steps head a field of seven fillies and mares three and up at one mile on turf.

Winners of 73 Races Earn Automatic Berths, Travel and Entry Fees Paid Into World Championships; 7 “Win and You’re In” Races for Breeders’ Cup Classic

April 23, 2014

GREAT RACE PLACE TO OFFER LIVE RACING THROUGHOUT RACING’S TRIPLE CROWN

ARCADIA, Calif. (April 23, 2014)—Santa Anita Park’s first-ever Spring Meeting will get underway on Friday, as the track will present an eight-race program with a twilight first post time of 3 p.m. The 40-day Spring Meet will feature a number of promotions and events, and the track will offer fans free Infield General Admission and parking through Gate 6 each weekend through closing day, Sunday, June 29.

SNOW CHIEF ONE OF FIVE STAKES CARDED ON CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH DAY AT SANTA ANITA

ARCADIA, Calif. (April 23, 2014)—A Kentucky Derby hopeful prior to a disappointing eighth place finish as the favorite in the Grade III Spiral Stakes March 22, Mr. and Mrs. Larry D. Williams’ homebred Tamarando hopes to regain the form that enabled him to win the Grade I Del Mar Futurity and two other stakes as he heads a field of eight sophomores bred or sired in California in Saturday’s $250,000 Snow Chief Stakes at 1 1/8 miles on turf.

MELAIR ONE OF FIVE STAKES CARDED ON CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH DAY AT SANTA ANITA

ARCADIA, Calif. (April 23, 2014)—Trainer Mike Machowsky’s Rovenna will shoot for her third consecutive win as she heads a field of eight sophomore fillies bred or sired in California in Saturday’s $250,000 Melair Stakes at Santa Anita.

RACE IS ONE OF FIVE STAKES CARDED ON CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH DAY AT SANTA ANITA

ARCADIA, Calif. (April 23, 2014)—Multiple stakes winning Marks Mine heads a field of eight older fillies and mares bred or sired in California in Saturday’s $125,000 Spring Fever Stakes at six furlongs. Trained by Steve Specht, the 4-year-old filly by Benchmark comes off an authoritative half length win as the even money favorite in the six furlong Camilla Urso Stakes March 15 at Golden Gate Fields.

TIZNOW IS ONE OF FIVE STAKES CARDED ON CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH DAY AT SANTA ANITA

ARCADIA, Calif. (April 23, 2014)—With more than $700,000 in earnings, Mr. and Mrs. Larry D. Williams’ homebred Rousing Sermon is easily the leading money earner going into Saturday’s $125,000 Tiznow Stakes for older horses bred or sired in California and the 5-year-old horse by Lucky Pulpit looms the horse to beat despite finishing a well beaten sixth in the Grade I Santa Anita Handicap March 8.

RACE IS ONE OF FIVE STAKES CARDED ON CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH DAY AT SANTA ANITA

ARCADIA, Calif. (April 23, 2014)—Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer’s Halo Dolly seeks millionaire status as she heads a field of seven older fillies and mares bred or sired in California in Saturday’s $100,000 Fran’s Valentine Stakes going one mile on turf at Santa Anita.

April 21, 2014

THE GOLD CUP AND AWESOME AGAIN STAKES AT SANTA ANITA TO BE TELEVISED LIVE ON NBCSN

11 EVENT MULTI-MEDIA MARKETING PLATFORM PROVIDES PARTNERS EXPOSURE ON-AIR, ONLINE AND ON-SITE

NEW YORK (April 21, 2014) – The Breeders’ Cup, the most prestigious event in international horse racing, announced today that it is expanding its partnership with NBC Sports Group to televise a series of 18 Breeders’ Cup Challenge races from top tracks in the U.S., from June until the Breeders’ Cup World Championships.