Stellar Wind won the $200,000 Summertime Oaks by a nose under Triple Crown-winning jockey Victor Espinoza on Saturday at Santa Anita.
Triple Crown hero American Pharoah is set to return home to Santa Anita nearly two weeks after achieving racing history.
Local competitive horse American Pharoah made history on Saturday by becoming the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years, and local fans gathered in a big way to cheer him on from his home track.
Until recently I had forgotten how much fun it is to spend a day at the horse races, especially Santa Anita Park.
Hard Not to Like moved into contention around the far turn and dug in for a neck victory in the $200,000 Gamely Stakes Monday at Santa Anita.
Kentuckian won the $100,000 Lazaro Barrera Stakes by 6 1/4 lengths Sunday at Santa Anita.
Get Happy Mister won the $100,000 San Simeon Stakes by a length after an eight-month layoff Sunday on closing day of Santa Anita’s winter meet.
Yiannis won the $75,000 San Pedro Stakes for 2-year-olds by 1 1/4 lengths Sunday at Santa Anita, surviving a stewards’ inquiry after brushing with runner-up Serbian Syclone approaching the sixteenth pole.
Enchanting Lady won the $75,000 Santa Paula Stakes for 3-year-old fillies by 2 1/4 lengths Sunday for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert at Santa Anita.
Blue Tone won the $75,000 Santana Mile for older horses by 2 3/4 lengths Sunday at Santa Anita.
Harlington’s Rose rallied from off the pace to win the $100,000 Las Flores Stakes for older fillies and mares by three-quarters of a length Sunday at Santa Anita.
Hall of Famer Gary Stevens won his 5000th North American win Friday aboard Catch a Flight in Santa Anita’s $58,000 allowance feature.
Lord Nelson won the $200,000 San Vicente Stakes for 3-year-olds by a neck Sunday at Santa Anita, upsetting Breeders’ Cup Juvenile champion Texas Red in an early prep for the Kentucky Derby.
Warren’s Veneda shot through an opening at the rail turning for home and went on to a 5 1/2-length in the $75,000 Paseana Stakes on Sunday at Santa Anita.
Shrinking Violet won the $200,000 Monrovia Stakes for older fillies and mares by 1 1/4 lengths Sunday at Santa Anita.