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 [...]
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In the wake of what has been reported to be 21 breakdowns, or equine fatalities since the meet opened back in December, Santa Anita has shut down. The track announced yesterday they were suspending both racing and training indefinitely. Tim Ritvo, of the Stronach Group which owns Santa Anita [...]
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Santa Anita is a thoroughbred horse racing track located in Arcadia, California. Justifiably renowned for hosting some of the more prominent horse races in the US. It is a seasonal track and operates during the winter and spring racing seasons. The park is widely considered by many horse [...]
Jonathan Stettin and Past The Wire recap some of last week's developments on and off the racetrack: Parx put on their big day last Saturday and while the racing was good, it was not without controversy and possibly blunders. The cool million Pennsylvania Derby saw the return [...]
It made all the sense in the world for this to settle. Derby Wars is making money, using Stronach races, you gotta pay. No free rides. Read more about the Derby Wars, Stronach group settlement here....