Mike Willman/Santa Anita

$1-Million Guaranteed Jackpot Pool For Saturday’s Rainbow Pick 6 At Santa Anita

Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., has announced it will guarantee $1 million in Saturday’s 20 cent Rainbow Pick 6 Jackpot, which will be comprised of races four through nine.  With five stakes highlighting the nine-race California-Cup program, four of which will be included in the Rainbow 6, fans will have plenty of lucrative betting […]

Continue reading
Queen Bee To You Shows Her Heart With Nose Victory In La Canada

When you’re hot you’re hot. Not just according to the late Country Music star Jerry Reed, but with horses the same applies, as evidenced by Queen Bee to You’s thrilling nose victory in Saturday’s Grade III, $200,000 La Canada Stakes at Santa Anita. Trained by Andrew Lerner and ridden by Ruben Fuentes, the California-bred Queen […]

Continue reading
Las Cienegas: Brazilian-Bred Jolie Olimpica Makes The Grade In Her U.S. Debut

Bet to favoritism in her U.S. debut, Brazilian-bred Jolie Olimpica was equal to the challenge, as she tracked the early leader and went on to an impressive 1 ¼ length victory in Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 Las Cienegas Stakes at Santa Anita. Ridden by Mike Smith and trained by Richard Mandella, the 4-year-old daughter of […]

Continue reading
Santa Anita’s Rainbow Pick Six Carryover Builds To $319,307 For Saturday’s Card

For the seventh consecutive racing day, Santa Anita’s popular 20 cent Single Ticket Rainbow Pick Six remained elusive, resulting in a Jackpot carryover into Saturday of $319,307. With a carryover of $292,520 from Sunday stimulating $116,997 in new money wagered, Friday’s total Rainbow Six pool reached $409,517. Although there were no single ticket winners, 119 […]

Continue reading
Bricks And Mortar Named Winner Of The Tenth Vox Populi

A winner of the Grade I Breeders’ Cup Turf at Santa Anita Nov. 2 and unbeaten in six starts last year, Bricks and Mortar has been named the winner of the 10th annual Vox Populi Award, which will be presented in a Winner’s Circle ceremony on Saturday at Santa Anita Park. Created by the late owner […]

Continue reading
‘Now Horse’ Queen Bee To You Faces Spiced Perfection In La Canada

A pair of recent graded stakes winners that were bred in California, trainer Peter Miller’s Spiced Perfection and Andrew Lerner’s Queen Bee to You, head a field of eight older fillies and mares in Saturday’s Grade 3, $200,000 La Canada Stakes, to be contested at a mile and one sixteenth over the Santa Anita main […]

Continue reading
‘I Love What I Do’: Beloved Santa Anita Paddock Captain Shear Approaches 99th Birthday

Orphaned as a young boy in London, wounded by German artillery in World War II and employed by Santa Anita Park since 1961, John Shear, the track’s beloved Paddock Captain, will celebrate his 99th birthday between races with family, friends and co-workers on Friday, Jan. 17. A former exercise rider, groom and assistant trainer who had […]

Continue reading
Single Ticket Rainbow Pick 6 Jackpot Builds At Santa Anita; Now At $247,811

For the fifth consecutive day, Santa Anita’s popular 20 cent Single Ticket Rainbow Pick 6 Jackpot remained elusive, resulting in a Single Ticket Jackpot carryover of $247,811 into Sunday. First post time for and eight-race card on Sunday is at 12:30 p.m.  The Rainbow Six will begin with race three, which has an assigned post […]

Continue reading
Desert Stone Rallies From Last For San Gabriel Victory

Idle since May 27, Irish-bred Desert Stone rallied from last to win Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 San Gabriel Stakes by a neck under Geovanni Franco. Trained by Richard Baltas, Desert Stone, a 5-year-old full horse, got a mile and one eighth on Santa Anita’s firm turf in 1:47.63. Breaking from the rail, Desert Stone ducked […]

Continue reading
Authentic Runs Away With Derby Points In Sham Stakes

Although extremely green late, Bob Baffert’s Authentic stamped himself as a top tier Derby contender with a powerful gate to wire triumph in Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 Sham Stakes at Santa Anita. Ridden by Drayden Van Dyke the Kentucky-bred colt by Into Mischief got a flat mile in 1:37.57. Sent from his rail post position, […]

Continue reading
Twitter Twitter
Paulick Report on Instagram