Santa Anita quandary: Dirt or synthetic?
ARCADIA, Calif. -- Santa Anita ends its four-month winter-spring meeting on Sunday, with the future of the track's synthetic racing surface unclear and trainers and owners divided on whether to install a dirt track or stay with a synthetic surface.
When the Oak Tree at Santa Anita meeting begins on Sept. 24, it is unclear what surface will be in place on a track that will host the Breeders' Cup races on Oct. 24 and 25.
Frank Stronach, the chairman of the track's parent company, Magna ...
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