Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Guy has Santa Anita on the Verge of something big or disaster …

The first in a long line of ambitious changes being bandied about by new Santa Anita Park CEO Mark Verge will take place Friday when the Arcadia track re-institutes its “Free Fridays” promotion. Starting this Friday and on every Friday … Continue reading

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Santa Anita brings back FREE Fridays for remainder of the meet …

That’s right, from now until the current meeting is over, Santa Anita will be offering free grandstand admission on Fridays, AKA something the track should be doing EVERY DAY of the racing week in the first place. Enjoy …

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HBO cancels ‘Luck’ after third horse dies during production … or the show just sucked …

HBO announced today that it has canceled it’s horse racing-based drama series ‘Luck’ after a third horse died during production. Let me be the first to say I’m not buying it. My bet is that this was the excuse HBO … Continue reading

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A tourney lesson learned in Vegas proves very valuable at home …

Two years ago, I decided to do what all American sports fans with an affinity for having some action on a game should do. I went to Las Vegas for March Madness. Consider it a pilgrimage. There’s no better place … Continue reading

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Are you a fan or a gambler? A not-so-great moment in Big ‘Cap betting history …

Back in the day, the Santa Anita Handicap was one of the first major events that attracted me to the sport, er, gambling outlet of horse racing. When I was a kid, most of my fellow teenagers played Nintendo. But … Continue reading

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