Tag Archives: Horse racing

Santa Anita Park 4/23 Best Bets of the Day

If it’s a sunny spring time afternoon then the best place to be in southern California is the green grandstand of Santa Anita Park for another day of Thoroughbred race horse excitement! Todays pick 5 starting in the first race was a tough one and it’s tempting to go deep in each leg but hopefully …

Amber Exacta’s 4/22/2107 Picks

Good morning from the ponies at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia California! And maybe a peacock or two visiting from the arboretum across Baldwin Avenue.  Today’s ten race card features three competitive stakes races so let’s dive into a fun filled day of Thoroughbred racing excitement! Race 1 The first race of the day on …

Amber Exacta 4/15 Picks

Last Saturday I galloped like a thoroughbred through the entire Santa Anita Park complex. Just kidding. I did none of those things. I was wearing a completely ridiculous excuse horse head mask and even if my knee was not killing me I was not up for galloping last weekend. Instead my friends led me all …

Amber Exacta’s April 1st 2017 Santa Anita Park Picks

What better place to spend a sunny warm southern California afternoon than attending the BBQ championship and watching the ponies at Santa Anita Park! This smoky showdown happens annually every year in the infield as the ponies race around the BBQ championship food trucks. Besides BBQ championship food trucks Santa Anita Park is also hosting …

Santa Anita Big Cap Day

Big Cap

If it’s a gorgeous Saturday in March then it must be Big Cap Day at Santa Anita Park! It feels like spring today with temperatures in the eighties and the sunlight bouncing off the still slightly snow capped Mt Baldy in the distance. It’s a fantastic day in southern California to head out to Santa …