Santa Anita Park

DRF Plus handicapping analysis for Santa Anita on Saturday, April 19.Full Story >>
YESTERDAY April 19, 2014
Flamboyant rallied from fourth in deep stretch to finish a neck in front of Home Run Kitten in the La Puente Stakes for 3-year-olds Saturday at Santa Anita.
Bond Holder, the winner of the Grade 1 FrontRunner Stakes at Santa Anita last September, has been euthanized after a battle with laminitis, trainer Doug O’Neill said on Saturday.
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Candy Boy, third in the $1 million Santa Anita Derby on April 5, worked five furlongs in 59.80 seconds at Santa Anita on Saturday, his final local workout in advance of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 3.
Brad Free's Santa Anita handicapping notebook for April 19.
April 18, 2014
Alert Bay gave trainer Blaine Wright his first Santa Anita stakes winner in the $200,000 Echo Eddie Stakes on April 5. When Alert Bay runs in the $250,000 Snow Chief Stakes over 1 1/8 miles on turf April 26, he could be part of an even more memorable ...
Sahara Sky, the winner of the 2013 Metropolitan Mile and three other stakes in the last 15 months, will make his next start in the $400,000 Churchill Downs Stakes on the Kentucky Derby undercard May 3.
Fashion Plate and Ria Antonia, the first two finishers of the Grade 1 Santa Anita Oaks on April 5, remained on course for a rematch in the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs on May 2 with workouts at Santa Anita on Friday.
Her reputation secured by two championships in as many years, Beholder begins her 4-year-old season in Sunday’s $75,000 Santa Lucia Stakes at Santa Anita.
It needs some explaining as to why Beholder, a two-time Eclipse Award winner and two-time Breeders’ Cup winner who has earned more than $3 million, finds herself eligible to run in the restricted Santa Lucia Stakes barely five months after beating ...