Keyword: Oak Tree Racing Association

  • Study Puts Breeders' Cup Impact at $38 Million

    When the Oak Tree Racing Association hosts the 20th Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships at Santa Anita Park on Oct. 25, more than $38 million in "economic output" will be generated in the Los Angeles area, according to a study by the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation.

  • Breeders' Cup Upgrades in Place at Santa Anita

    When Sherwood Chillingworth remembers the last time Santa Anita Park hosted the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships in 1993, the Oak Tree Racing Association executive vice president concludes the event has matured greatly in that decade span.

  • Stars Align in Oak Tree Cup Previews

    The 2003 Oak Tree Racing Association at Santa Anita gets an auspicious start to its 32-day meeting Sunday with four graded stakes races and plenty of Breeders' Cup possibilities. Of course, the meet is highlighted by the 20th edition of the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships on Oct. 25.

  • Azeri, carries 128 pounds Sunday.

    Azeri to Carry Top Impost of Career Sunday

    Reigning Horse of the Year Azeri will carry 128 pounds, the highest impost of her storied career, and spot her rivals at least 10 pounds apiece in the $300,000 Lady's Secret Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) Sunday at Santa Anita.

  • Oak Tree Boosts Lady's Secret Purse

    The Oak Tree Racing Association announced Thursday that it will increase the purse in the Lady's Secret Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) to $300,000 guaranteed.

  • Breeders' Cup Ticket Applications Available May 1

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Breeders' Cup Limited and the Oak Tree Racing Association announced that ticket applications for the 2003 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships on Oct. 25 at Santa Anita Park will be mailed beginning May 1.

  • Oak Tree Breeders' Cup Plan Endorsed by CHRB

    The Oak Tree Racing Association at Santa Anita will get an additional day of racing Sept. 28, allowing it to run four Breeders' Cup prep races under a plan endorsed Friday by the California Horse Racing Board.

  • Fairplex Park at Forefront of CHRB Meeting

    Fairplex Park was at the center of the California Horse Racing Board's attention once more Thursday. Just a couple of months after the CHRB turned down a proposed lease of the Los Angeles County Fair's end-of-summer racing dates to Hollywood Park, Fairplex issues were in the middle of things once more -- on a couple of fronts.

  • CHRB Sets Meeting to Decide Fairplex Dates Issue

    A decision on the Los Angeles County Fair's plan to move its September race meet from Fairplex Park to Santa Anita Park is expected when the California Horse Racing Board meets June 26 at 10 a.m. at the Los Angeles Crowne Plaza Hotel.

  • By The Numbers, Oak Tree Meet Stands Tall

    Numbers in most categories were up during the Oak Tree Racing Association meet that concluded Nov. 5 at Santa Anita Park. Total, in-state, and out-of-state handle were up from the corresponding meet in 2000.

  • Beyond Santa Anita in 2008, site selection for future Breeders' Cups has yet to be finalized.

    Top California Meet Opens With Fund-Raiser

    The Oak Tree Racing Association meet at Santa Anita Park, which has produced 21 winners of Breeders' Cup events, kicks off Wednesday afternoon with a fund-raising effort for the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. Oak Tree will match all donated funds up to $100,000.

  • It's Official: Santa Anita to Host 2002 Cup

    The Oak Tree Racing Association at Santa Anita Park has been officially selected as host site for the 2002 Breeders' Cup Championship. The Breeders' Cup board of directors made the announcement after a meeting Friday.

  • Oak Tree Handle Up as Attendance Declines

    The 32nd Oak Tree Racing Association meeting at Santa Anita ended Monday with an increase in total handle despite a decline in on-track attendance and handle from last season. The meeting's total combined average daily handle of $9,760,972 was up 2.7 percent over 1999 while on-track average daily attendance for the 27-day meeting was 11,170, a decline of 4.1 percent from last year. Average daily on-track handle also declined to $2,352,124 down 1.2 percent from last year.