I was busy taking photos, so I had my dad take a little video of Zenyatta and the crowd after her 19th-straight win and third straight win in the grade 1 Lady's Secret Stakes on Oct. 2, 2010 at Oak Tree at Hollywood Park.
A visit with Tuscan Evening (and her nose) in trainer Jerry Hollendorfer's barn at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A., June 12, 2010. Become a fan of Tuscan Evening at her Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Tuscan-...
Track announcer Vic Stauffer calls race 4 on June 13, 2010 at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California. Special thanks to Vic for the privilege to see and hear him call this race!
Blind Luck after a workout at Santa Anita Park on April 17, 2010. It was her second-to-last workout before running in the Kentucky Oaks (Gr. 1). Special thanks to the Jerry Hollendorfer barn.
From A to Z...American Lion and undefeated Caracortado school for the San Felipe Stakes (Gr. 2) and undefeated supermare Zenyatta schools for the Santa Margarita Hcp. (Gr. 1) in Santa Anita Park's paddock on Feb. 11, 2010.
Members of the Santa Anita jockey colony played Holy Angels middle school students in the annual charity basketball game, Feb. 25, 2010, at LaSalle High School in Pasadena, Calif. The lineup included: Kurt Hoover (Coach, HRTV host) Paul Atkinson Rafael Bejarano (the leading rider at Santa Anita) Omar Berrio Brice Blanc Max Corrales Josh Desormeaux (son of Kent Desormeaux) David Flores (Team Captain) Tyler Kaplan Simon Pearce Christian Santiago-Reyes (2009 Eclipse Champion Apprentice) Joe Talamo Tony Vong (personal trainer for Mike Smith and Joe Talamo)
Stakes horses school during the first two races on Feb. 5, 2010 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. They are getting used to their surroundings before they race the next day, Saturday Feb. 6. Blind Luck, Crisp, and Switch are schooling for the Grade 1 Las Virgenes Stakes. Dance to my Tune schools for the Wishing Well II Hcp. Massone and Rendezvous school for the Grade 2 Strub Stakes.
Nina Kaiser's life-size John Henry sculpture is transported to its location near the Kingsbury Memorial Fountain at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. The statue will be unveiled Dec. 26, 2009.