Santa Anita Park

July 25, 2014
Santa Anita has raised the purses of 10 stakes run during its autumn meeting from Sept. 26 to Nov. 2, a season that includes the Breeders’ Cup races on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.
July 01, 2014
Big Kick, who led throughout Sunday’s Grade 2 San Juan Capistrano Stakes over about 1 3/4 miles on turf at Santa Anita, will not race again until the $200,000 Del Mar Handicap over 1 3/8 miles on turf Aug. 23, trainer Mike Machowsky said.
June 30, 2014
Santa Anita ended its spring-summer meeting on Sunday, a 38-day season that showed a 40 percent increase in all-sources handle compared with the corresponding meeting at Hollywood Park in 2013, according to chairman Keith Brackpool.
June 29, 2014
On Sunday, Victor Espinoza rode his final stakes of the month in the $200,500 San Juan Capistrano Stakes, guiding Big Kick to a front-running win in the turf marathon at Santa Anita.
Majestic Harbor, the upset winner of Saturday’s $500,500 Gold Cup at Santa Anita, will make his next start Aug. 24 in the $1 million Pacific Classic at Del Mar, a chance for the 6-year-old to enhance his position as a contender Nov. 1 for the Breeders’ ...
Sheza Smoke Show was given a rest in March after she finished fifth in her stakes debut in the China Doll Stakes on turf at Santa Anita. Trainer Peter Eurton was unhappy with what he saw from the 3-year-old filly.
June 28, 2014
Sheza Smoke Show was pressured to the wire to win the first stakes of her career in Saturday’s $101,250 Senorita Stakes at Santa Anita Park.
Majestic Harbor ($30.80) benefited from a dream trip to score an upset win in Saturday’s $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita.
Anyone watching Declassify race along the rail in the early stretch of Saturday’s $300,250 Triple Bend Stakes at Santa Anita had a right to doubt his chances when Cyclometer took the lead.
Elvis Trujillo has been the new face in the jockey standings at the spring-summer meeting at Santa Anita since arriving from Florida in the spring.