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Santa Anita: Stable Area, Clockers’ Corner Will Re-Open Sept. 1

Clockers’ Corner, Santa Anita’s popular breakfast destination, will re-open to the public on Saturday, Sept. 1 in conjunction with the re-opening of the track’s inner dirt oval for training. Santa Anita’s stable area, which has been closed for routine maintenance since mid-July, will begin accepting horses the day before, on Friday, Aug. 31 and the […]

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Handle Increases 8 Percent, Tops $1 Billion During Santa Anita Meeting

With a closing day Pick 6 pool of $6,022,040 adding an exclamation point to the conclusion of Santa Anita’s Winter/Spring Meet, all sources pari-mutuel handle for the 102-day run dating back to Dec. 26, exceeded the $1 billion mark, an eight percent increase over a year ago.  With overall on-track attendance showing a one percent […]

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Storm The Hill Makes The Grade In Wilshire

With a brisk early pace laying the foundation, Storm the Hill, in her first start for Phil D’Amato rallied from mid-pack to take Santa Anita’s closing day feature on Sunday, the Grade III, $100,000 Wilshire Stakes, by 1 ½ lengths.  Ridden by Rafael Bejarano, the 4-year-old Kentucky-bred daughter of Get Stormy got a mile on turf […]

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$821,858 Pick 6 Carryover With Mandatory Payout Sunday At Santa Anita

A massive three-day combined Pick 6 carryover of $821,858 will await fans at Santa Anita on closing day, Sunday. With mandatory payouts in effect in all exotic wagers, track officials project Sunday’s total Pick 6 pool will approach $4 million. With a two-day carryover of $160,472 to shoot at on Saturday, $900,769 in “new” money […]

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American Anthem Overpowers St. Joe Bay In San Carlos

In a thrilling finish that highlighted a spectacular day, Bob Baffert’s American Anthem prevailed by what appeared to be a scant nose, but was actually labeled a head, in Saturday’s Grade II, $250,000 San Carlos Stakes.  Ridden by Mike Smith, American Anthem, who dueled with St. Joe Bay and Tyler Baze from the quarter pole to the […]

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Santa Anita: $160,472 Pick 6 Carryover, Plus Triple Crown Winner Justify Parade

In addition to Bob Baffert’s Triple Crown Champion Justify parading following tomorrow’s fourth race, Santa Anita fans can look forward to a two-day Pick 6 carryover of $160,472 on Saturday.  With a 12-race program and early first post time of 12 noon, track officials project tomorrow’s total Pick 6 pool should exceed $750,000. Saturday’s Pick […]

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Friday’s Santa Anita Program Includes $47,273 Pick 6 Carryover

Longshots were the order of the day in the Pick 6 Thursday at Santa Anita, as no one correctly tabbed either six or five winners, resulting in a Pick 6 carryover into Friday of $47,273.  Additionally, there is also a Single Ticket Pick 6 Jackpot carryover of $52,793.50. There were 14 tickets with four winners […]

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Sophie P Heads Wilshire On Santa Anita’s Closing-Day Program Sunday

Sunday’s closing day feature at Santa Anita, the Grade III, $100,000 Wilshire Stakes, has the look of a wide-open turf raffle, as trainer Jim Cassidy’s Sophie P heads a deep and contentious field of nine fillies and mares three and up at one mile on grass. With a neck separating the first three finishers, English-bred […]

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Justify Triple Crown Poster Giveaway To First 4,000 Paid Admissions Saturday At Santa Anita

Bob Baffert’s undefeated Triple Crown Champion Justify, who returned to Santa Anita on Sunday, will be the subject of a beautiful Triple Crown poster which will be given away free with paid admission, to the first 4,000 attendees this Saturday, June 23.  Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith will be available from 10:30 a.m. to […]

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San Carlos, Appearance By Justify Highlight Saturday’s Santa Anita Card

Bob Baffert’s American Anthem and Phil D’Amato’s Touching Rainbows, a pair of horses in top form, head a field of eight 3-year-olds and up going seven furlongs in Saturday’s Grade 2, $250,000 San Carlos Stakes at Santa Anita. There is a special early first post time of 12 noon PDT on Saturday in order to […]

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