Santa Anita Park

TODAY October 01, 2014
Brad Free's Horses to Watch for Santa Anita.
YESTERDAY September 30, 2014
Papacoolpapacool, the winner of a maiden race for 2-year-olds on turf last Saturday, could make his next start on dirt, trainer Jeff Mullins said.
Jockey Julien Couton was suspended indefinitely by Santa Anita stewards on Sunday after failing to appear at a hearing that morning regarding his recent arrest on felony charges of spousal abuse in Pasadena, Calif.
On Tuesday, trainer Bob Hess Jr. was seeking a rider in the Santa Anita Sprint Championship for Merit Man to replace Kent Desormeaux.
Rich Tapestry, a stakes winner in Hong Kong and Dubai, will make his American debut in Saturday’s $300,000 Santa Anita Sprint Championship, a race trainer Michael Chang hopes will lead to a start in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint on Nov. 1.
Doug O’Neill is using an optional claimer at Santa Anita on Thursday as a prep for I’ll Wrap It Up and Sammy Mandeville to the $200,000 Twilight Derby over 1 1/8 miles on Oct. 31.
September 29, 2014
Jockey Kent Desormeaux was hospitalized on Sunday after being kicked in the chest after being unseated from his mount in the post parade for the eighth race at Santa Anita.
Victor Espinoza will not appeal his seven-day suspension for his ride on Sky Kingdom in the Awesome Again Stakes at Santa Anita on Saturday.
September 28, 2014
Ridden by Tyler Baze, Bright Thought won the Grade 2 John Henry Turf Championship by three-quarters of a length over Finnegans Wake, running 1 1/4 miles on turf in 1:58.27. The victory will lead to a start in the $3 million Breeders’ Cup Turf here on ...
Jockey Victor Espinoza was suspended seven days by Santa Anita stewards Sunday for causing interference aboard Sky Kingdom in Saturday’s Grade 1 Awesome Again Stakes.