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Santa Anita Park’s culture must change to stop slide; Hire racing sec, go after every top claimer in land

Warren Eves | August 20, 2017

By Warren Eves Santa Anita’s plunge from greatness can be fixed. I was among many who wrote Tim Ritvo in regard to this issue weeks ago. This week I felt compelled to follow it up. Here’s what I sent Ritvo. [...]

Time for house cleaning at the once great race place; Rick Hammerle’s ways have been mitigated disaster

Warren Eves | June 6, 2017

By Warren Eves It’s time for a house cleaning at the once great race place. Santa Anita Park could not muster enough horses to run on April 27. That spoke loud and clear as to how bleak things have been for some time. The lack of [...]

Revolutionary’s Maiden Win At Big A Caught Eye; Wilkes’ Happy Fella Also Impresses At Gulfstream

Warren Eves | December 29, 2012

By Warren Eves Revolutionary has all the earmarks of a colt who will improve eons. The running line in the War Pass colt’s graduation run December 28 in New York will not tell the whole story.  Ramon Dominguez was riding the $285,000 Ocala purchase as he left the gate [...]

Tizracer Surfaces In Very First Race of Belmont Meet; Tiznow Colt’s 1-Turn Mile Romp Sure Was Impressive

Warren Eves | September 21, 2012

By Warren Eves The 37-day Fall Championship meet at Belmont Park started off with a bang. In the first race of the day on September 8 a colt named Tizracer improved eons–taking a one-turn mile by 10-1/2 while well in hand. Reports have it the Tiznow [...]

‘Anita Racing Dept Needs Radical Policy Changes Now!; New Exec Must Address Perception Of Once Great Place

Warren Eves | April 12, 2012

By Warren Eves We like the enthusiasm of Santa Anita Park’s newest exec Mark Verge. Problem is……..nothing will change until they start from scratch in the racing office. Watched Verge on a racing channel this week.  His ideas are: 1.) Aggressive promotion of [...]

Bodemeister’s Run Surely Changes Opinion In West: Thunder Moccasin Wins Hutcheson But No Derby

Warren Eves | February 11, 2012

By Warren Eves How soon things change. When Fed Biz won off and hid there were those who were giddy of the colt’s romp at Santa Anita. The date when all the accolades were being tossed around was February 9th.  The place?  It was famed Santa [...]

Sarafina Wins Amazing 3yo Mdn Filly Race On Lawn That Could Produce More Positive Runback Results

Warren H. Eves | January 14, 2011

By Warren Eves           Make note of Gulfstream Park’s second race January 13.          Prediction:  This race will be productive.           The more I watched this $35,000 maiden claiming race at a mile–the more notes I made.          Horseplayers know you can benefit greatly when you identify what insiders [...]