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May 7, 2014

ARCADIA, Calif. (May 7, 2014)—Santa Anita Park has announced that the first 10,000 fans attending The Great Race Place on Preakness Day, Saturday, May 17, will receive a free California Chrome baseball cap with paid General Admission.

PUERTO RICAN SENSATION TONITO M. TO MAKE U.S. DEBUT FOR HOLLENDORFER

ARCADIA, Calif. (May 7, 2014)—Trainer John Sadler’s Kobe’s Back appears well-suited as he heads a field of seven sophomores in Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 Lazaro Barrera Stakes going seven furlongs at Santa Anita.

May 6, 2014

ARCADIA, Calif. (May 6, 2014)—Three days removed from victory aboard favored California Chrome in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, winning jockey Victor Espinoza was at Santa Anita’s Clockers’ Corner Tuesday morning, feeling “relieved” in the aftermath of his second career win in the Run for the Roses. Espinoza, who continues to field a multitude of interview requests, sat down for a question and answer session at Santa Anita’s popular coffee and breakfast destination located at the top of the stretch:

May 4, 2014

ARCADIA, CA, MAY 4, 2014—Coming from well off the pace as usual under Joe Talamo, Nashoba’s Gold rolled to a stylish one-length victory in Sunday’s Grade II, $200,250, Honeymoon Stakes at Santa Anita Park, the third win from four career starts for the gray daughter of Smart Strike trained by Carla Gaines for owner/breeder Warren Williamson.

May 3, 2014

ARCADIA, Calif. (May 3, 2014)—In becoming the first California-bred to win the Kentucky Derby since 1962, California Chrome made worldwide headlines Saturday, and, he took a giant stride toward greatly enriching the life of Eddie Espinoza, 72, who resides in nearby Whittier.

ESTIMATED CROWD OF 26,211 ENJOY FREE INFIELD ADMISSION, HAT CONTEST, LIVE MUSIC, FOOD TRUCKS & MORE ALONG WITH DAZZLING DERBY WIN BY CALIFORNIA-BRED CALIFORNIA CHROME

ARCADIA, Calif. (May 3, 2014)—Heavily favored Fury Kapcori registered his fourth win in-a-row at Santa Anita with an emphatic 5 ¾ length gate to wire win in Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 Precisionist Stakes, getting 1 1/16 miles in 1:42.11. An estimated on-track crowd of 26,211 enjoyed a sun-soaked afternoon replete with Kentucky Derby activities and a freakish Derby win via simulcast by California-bred California Chrome.

May 2, 2014

ARCADIA, CA., May 2, 2014---Under a confident ride by Rafael Bejarano, odds-on favorite On the Backstreets rolled to a 2 ¼-length victory in the $78,250 Ultrafleet Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Santa Anita on Friday.

May 1, 2014

ARCADIA, CA., May 1, 2014---Kathleen Rose led from start to finish under jockey Edwin Maldonado to post a 7-1 upset in Thursday’s $71,550 feature race at Santa Anita, a one-mile turf event for fillies and mares, three years old and up.

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.