Santa Anita Park

TODAY October 31, 2014
Filimbi has settled into a pattern in her first year of racing in the United States – she is often favored in turf miles. A 4-year-old filly, Filimbi was third as the beaten favorite in the Grade 1 First Lady Stakes over a mile on turf at Keeneland on ...
The first of two Breeders’ Cup days are upon us Friday, leaving horseplayers as giddy as children eating chocolate this Halloween evening. Here’s how I plan to play the races today at Santa Anita, specifically the Breeders’ Cup events.
The owners and/or trainers of 36 horses scheduled to run in Breeders’ Cup races on Friday and Saturday have pledged a portion of their purse earnings over the two-day event to the New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program, the nonprofit organization ...
YESTERDAY October 30, 2014
Regally Ready extended his streak of stakes wins to three races in Thursday’s $80,700 Big Bear Stakes at Santa Anita, the ninth career stakes win for the 7-year-old gelding.
The first local appearance by Shared Belief was the highlight of Thursday morning’s training activity at Santa Anita, a session that also included a sharp blowout by Sprint contender Rich Tapestry and the opening of the unique downhill turf course for ...
While trainer Todd Pletcher will run two undefeated Grade 1 winners in Saturday’s $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile at Santa Anita, his other undefeated Grade 1-winning juvenile colt is close to returning to his barn.
“So, what are you planning to do? You going back?” The questions, posed to him by his wife, Leona, caught John Velazquez by surprise. They came last November, a few weeks after Velazquez was seriously injured in a spill at Santa Anita early on ...
Velvet Mesquite won her stakes debut in the California Distaff Handicap on the hillside turf course at Santa Anita on Oct. 11. By the next morning, trainer Blake Heap began plotting a schedule to have the massive 4-year-old filly ready for Saturday’s ...
This year’s European contingent on Saturday at the Breeders' Cup is long, and it is strong. Let’s take a look, race by race, listed in post position order, at the European invasion.
After Shared Belief won his first start at Golden Gate Fields on Aug. 19, 2013, he was transferred to the Hollywood Park barn of trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, who was informed the horse was for sale. Hollendorfer asked Marty Wygod, who bred and owned ...