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Santa Anita Park looking for a brighter future. When Aidan Butler, Executive Director of California Racing Operations for The Stronach Group took over at Santa Anita about a year ago, he couldn't have envisioned the road blocks his first year--heavy rains that postponed opening day, the COVID-19 pandemic, recent brush fires that forced the fall meet to be postponed. He discusses the difficulties this year, the new turf chute and the future.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper35809
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
September 24, 2020
Pages
p. B6

Bay Area horse racing track Golden Gate Fields in San Francisco to close permanently later this year. After the Golden Gate Fields meet ends, The Stronach Group said it will focus on moving horses from the Bay Area to Arcadia, with a goal of increasing field sizes and adding a fourth day of racing to the weekly schedule at Santa Anita Park, beginning in January. See hard copy in VF. See also Arcadia Weekly, p. 28, July 20, 2023.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36506
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
July 17, 2023
Pages
p. B6

Is the Sport of Kings on the line? Santa Anita Park bans Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer. Stronach Group released this statement in the wake of another equine fatality, "Individuals who do not embrace the new rules and safety measures that put horse and rider above all else will have no place at any Stronach Group race track.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper35536
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
June 27, 2019
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
June 27, 2019
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Euthanasia
Hollendorfer, Jerry
Horses and horse racing
Santa Anita Park-2011-2020
Stronach Group
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Santa Anita Park shut down by owners The Stronach Group; 21 horses dead. 21 horses dead over a 10-week period. The track surface is being tested.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper35405
Newspaper
Mountain Views News
Date
March 9, 2019
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Mountain Views News
Date
March 9, 2019
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Horses and horse racing
McGuire, Kevin
Santa Anita Park-2011-2020
Stronach Group
Item ID
35597AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Santa Anita. Head of track dispels rumors. Q & A with Tim Ritvo, COO of Santa Anita’s parent company The Stronach Group.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper35385
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 8, 2019
Pages
p. B1, B8
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 8, 2019
Pages
p. B1, B8
Subjects
Deaths
Horses and horse racing
Liebau, Jack
Moore, Dennis
Ritvo, Tim
Santa Anita Park-2011-2020
Stronach Group
Item ID
35575AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Santa Anita Park's owners want rock group KISS's singer Gene Simmons for a public relations and marketing gig. Despite several changes in recent months, track owner Frank Stronach, 80, said Santa Anita Park continues to fall short of his financial expectations.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper33247
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
October 27, 2012
Pages
p. A1, A4
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
October 27, 2012
Pages
p. A1, A4
Subjects
KISS (rock group)
Santa Anita Park--2011-2020
Simmons, Gene
Stronach, Frank
Item ID
33444AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Thoroughbred horse owner George Sharp has filed a lawsuit against Santa Anita Park saying his horse League of Shadows would have won race if veterinarin had not removed it. Sharp wants at least $90,000 in damages--the winner's share of the $150,000 purse because he believes his horse was likely to win. Sharp alleges the racetrack's owner Stronach Group has created a "culture of hysteria in the horse community by implementing ad-hoc and ever changing rules" in response to more than 40 equine deaths since December 2018.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper35668
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
February 19, 2020
Pages
p. A1, A6
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
February 19, 2020
Pages
p. A1, A6
Subjects
Horses and horse racing
Lawsuits
Santa Anita Park-2011-2020
Sharp, George
Stronach Group
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Santa Anita Racing to resume on Friday. Santa Anita’s scheduled reopening March 29 is back on after the track’s parent company, The Stronach Group, and the Thoroughbred Owners of California reached agreement Saturday on the Lasix controversy that had swept through the industry the past few days. The story was first reported by Jay Privman of the Daily Racing Form and confirmed by the Southern California News Group. The deal includes the elimination of Lasix beginning with next year’s crop of 2-year-olds and immediately reduces race-day administration of the diuretic from a maximum of 10 ccs to 5.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper35390
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 17, 2019
Pages
p. B1, B10
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 17, 2019
Pages
p. B1, B10
Subjects
Deaths
Horses and horse racing
Privman, Jay
Santa Anita Park-2011-2020
Stronach Group
Thoroughbred Owners of California
Item ID
35580AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Santa Anita Park will be hosting the coveted 2012 Breeders' Cup World Championships. The Stronach Group took full control of the race track from MI Developments at the end of June. The two-day event will generate some revenue for the city and bring a lot of exposure to the San Gabriel Valley.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper32478
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
August 5, 2011
Pages
p. A1, A4
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
August 5, 2011
Pages
p. A1, A4
Subjects
Avioli, Greg
Breeders' Cup
Horses and horse racing
Santa Anita Park--2011-2010
Stronach Group
Item ID
32674AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Stronach Group and Santa Anita Park issue statement following the death of a 3-year-old colt named Emtech, euthanized on September 28. Two-time Kentucky Derby winning jockey Mario Gutierrez was tossed off in the incident. Santa Anita park will be reviewing the factors that could have contributed to Emtech's injury. Veterinarians Dr. Dionne Benson and Dr. Dana Stead were employed to euthanize and investigate.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper35570
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
October 3, 2019
Pages
p. 15

Santa Anita Park, other Stronach tracks to race horses without fans, through the end of March, due to the threat of coronavirus (COVID-19).

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper35654
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 13, 2020
Pages
p. B9

Santa Anita Park opens Friday September 27 for 23-day Autumn Meet. A team of equine veterinarians, including Dr. Dionne Benson and Dr. Dana Stead, will oversee every aspect of Santa Anita Park's training and racing operation.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper35566
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
September 26, 2019
Pages
p. 3

Jockey Joe Talamo wins back-to-back stakes yesterday at Santa Anita Park.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper33864
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
June 15, 2014
Pages
p. B8
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
June 15, 2014
Pages
p. B8
Subjects
Santa Anita Park--2011-2020
Talamo, Joe
Item ID
34058AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Santa Anita Park opens this fall season to a crowd of about 6,500. Photo of jockey Joe Talamo.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper32552
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
October 1, 2011
Pages
p. A1, A4
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
October 1, 2011
Pages
p. A1, A4
Subjects
Santa Anita Park--2011-2020
Talamo, Joe (jockey)
Item ID
32751AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Joe and Elizabeth Talamo welcome baby Vincent to the family. Joe is a 26 year old jockey from Louisiana who was in Arcadia for the Breeders' Cup.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper34712
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
November 10, 2016
Pages
p. 19
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
November 10, 2016
Pages
p. 19
Subjects
Santa Anita Park-2011-2020
Breeders' Cup
Talamo, Joe
Talamo, Elizabeth
Item ID
34904AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Horse racing deaths report delayed. California Horse Racing Board (CHRB), the state regulatory board, aims for January 15 release of investigation of Santa Anita Park incidents. The report was supposed to become public before the end of the year. Several new policies and safety regulations were introduced the past year as a result of a public outcry over the horse deaths at Santa Anita. The state is doing more drug testing, more pre-race exams, improving medical record keeping, pushing for new technology. Santa Anita Park installed a PET Scan machine to help identify pre-existing conditions in the fetlock area of a horse. To date, 37 horses have died at Santa Anita Park since December 2018. Despite the deaths, the equine medical director Rick Arthur stressed that the number of fatalities in California is actually decreasing, saying there have been 58 deaths at race tracks across the state in 2019, compared to 67 deaths in 2018.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper35615
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
December 13, 2019
Pages
p. A3, A5

Medical offices to be built adjacent to Arcadia Methodist Hospital. Developer Dick Hale will create a new 4 story, 72,000 square feet, state of the art medical office building. It is a joint venture between Hale Corporation and The Stronach Group, owner of Santa Anita Park Race Track. Groundbreaking slated for 2013, with space available for tenants in 2014.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper33148
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
August 30, 2012
Pages
p. 11
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
August 30, 2012
Pages
p. 11
Subjects
Developers and developments
Hale Corporation
Stronach Group
Item ID
33345AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Santa Anita Park modifiest rack after horse deaths. It is the first significant change in 67 years. Horses running 6 and 6 1/2 furlongs will instead start on a new turf chute under construction at the racetrack's northeast corner, near the Gate 5 entrance. Santa Anita Park will host a short meet September 19-October 25, still without spectators due to the coronavirus. The racing board delayed the start of the meet to give the horses time to rest and to ensure its COVID-19 protocols were in place. County officials recorded 38 coronavirus cases at Santa Anita Park by the end of its previous meet in June.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper35795
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
August 25, 2020
Pages
p. A1, A5

George Haines leaving as President of Santa Anita Park to head Southern California Off Track Wagering, Incorporated. Tom Ludt has been appointed the new President, effective April 7, 2014. Ludt was hired a year ago as Senior Vice President, Racing and Gaming-Stronach Group. See hard copy in VF Santa Anita Park 2011-2020.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper33794
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
April 3, 2014
Pages
p. 18
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
April 3, 2014
Pages
p. 18
Subjects
Haines, George
Ludt, Tom
Santa Anita Park--2011-2020
Item ID
33989AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Frank Stronach, chairman of MI Developments (MID), is requesting the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) to allow additional racing days at Santa Anita Park and at his other track Golden Gate Fields. He wants the number of racing days to increase from 85 to 140 days per year, to run races when he thinks he'll get the most customers. In order for MID to maintain its license and run thoroughbred racing at Santa Anita Park and Golden Gate Fields, the CHRB has asked the company to submit a business plan. The plan has been a secret even to some of the company's board members. In the meantime, repairs are being made at Santa Anita Park in preparation for the fall Oak Tree meet (photo).

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper32115
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
July 27, 2010
Pages
p. A1, A4
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
July 27, 2010
Pages
p. A1, A4
Subjects
California Horse Racing Board (CHRB)
Horses and horse racing
MI Developments (MID)
Santa Anita Park-2001-2010
Stronach, Frank
Item ID
32312AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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