Tribute for Threewitts to be Held Feb. 25

Santa Anita will host event in Chandelier Room following conclusion of the races.

Friends and family of the late Noble and Beryl Threewitt are invited to a special tribute for them to be held in the Chandelier Room at Santa Anita Park following the conclusion of the races Feb. 25.

The gathering is in appreciation for the Threewitt's many contributions to California racing. Trainer Noble Threewitt died Sept. 16 at the age of 99. His wife Beryl was 98 when she died last July 12.

Threewitt trained more than 2,000 winners including 1954 Preakness winner Correlation and retired as one of the most highly respected horsemen in California racing history on Feb. 24, 2007. He was especially well known for his involvement in many backstretch welfare and benefit projects.

On hand when Santa Anita opened on Christmas Day 1934, Threewitt would have been 100 years old on Feb. 24.