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Hollendorfer Files Complaint Against Del Mar

2019-07-18T05:14:42-05:00July 18th, 2019|

Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer has filed a complaint against Del Mar after the track announced they would not accept entries from him nor allot him any stalls for the summer meet which kicked off yesterday. The only publicly given reason given to Hollendorfer was to avoid public relation [...]

Santa Anita to Keep 2019 Breeders’ Cup

2019-06-27T19:26:19-05:00June 27th, 2019|

  In what turned out to be a unanimous vote, the Breeders' Cup committee voted to keep the 2019 event at Santa Anita. There was widespread speculation they might move the Breeders' Cup to Churchill Downs, or even Del Mar in response to the rash of fatal breakdowns at the [...]

The Circle of Racing Life

2019-06-24T10:39:16-05:00June 24th, 2019|

  The Circle of Racing Life By Mike Valiante If I had a $1 for every word tweeted, posted, spoken or written about Santa Anita and the proposed reforms for that track I could have covered many a bar bill. Today I would like to address improvements that racing should [...]

Stronach Group Bans Hollendorfer

2019-06-23T08:27:58-05:00June 23rd, 2019|

  In a ban that encompasses all Stronach Group tracks, Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was given 72 hours on Saturday to vacate the Santa Anita premises and remove the horses under his care. Hollendorfer also has a size-able string at Golden Gate, another Stronach owned track. The somewhat [...]

Stronach Group Issues Statement

2019-06-11T14:01:11-05:00June 11th, 2019|

  In light of the CHRB and Senator Feinstein calling for a halt in racing at Santa Anita The Stronach Group has issued a statement to address the concerns and explain their position to continue running the meet. Below is the statement: “We are collectively working on behalf of everyone [...]

Pender Suspended 30 Days

2019-06-10T14:40:57-05:00June 10th, 2019|

    The California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) stewards have suspended trainer Michael Pender 30 days for violations of animal welfare and trainer insurer rules. Trainer Pender who had been ordered by Santa Anita management to vacate his stalls last month, was charged with “knowingly” working a horse at Santa [...]

Feinstein Calls for Moratorium

2019-05-28T20:08:08-05:00May 28th, 2019|

    Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) renewed her call for a moratorium on horse racing at Santa Anita following the 26th death of a horse since the current meet began on Dec. 26. "Another horse has died at Santa Anita Race Track, the 26th in five months and the third [...]