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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. [...]

Someone made a score when Arrogate ran his clunker; Betting trend shows what produced unusual payoffs

Warren Eves | July 24, 2017

By Warren Eves “Somebody made a score.” One astute horse player made that statement after 1-to-20 favorite Arrogate ran a clunker finishing a badly beaten fourth in the San Diego Handicap Saturday at Del Mar. “I wasn’t paying attention to betting trends in that race because [...]

E.T. Baird Impacts 6 Of 8 Rivals In Gulfstream Race; Will Stewards Crack Down Or Look The Other Way?

Warren Eves | March 3, 2011

By Warren Eves For more than four decades I’ve been writing about the inaction of racetrack stewards. They’re well paid.  Far too often they don’t do the job they are supposed to. Take the sixth race at Gulfstream Park on March 2nd as an example. E. T. Baird would have a profound effect [...]