Ship & Win

Ship and Win Program Returns at Santa Anita

The Ship & Win Program designed to attract horses from outside California to compete at the track will return to Santa Anita when the track opens for racing Dec. 26. The program, will provide eligible shippers with $4,000 guaranteed for their first start (first-time starters excluded), as well additional bonus money in excess of listed purses. For those Ship & Win horses finishing first through fifth on dirt, they will receive a 50% bonus and those finishing first through fifth on turf will get a 40% bonus in addition to...

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Del Mar Aiming to Take Record Purses Higher

Edited Press Release Del Mar Thoroughbred Club projected its most lucrative racing season ever last summer, then backed it up with a record-breaking meet that saw purse levels total above $25 million for the session resulting in an unprecedented average purse payout of more than $800,000 per day. Those numbers, the highest in California racing history, are in the track's sites once again with the aim to go even bigger for this year's 31-day stand, which will be the iconic track's 84th season. As it did in 2022, the seaside...

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Santa Anita 'Ship & Win' Returns

Edited Press Release Santa Anita Park's "Ship & Win" program is scheduled to return for the track's 18-day Autumn Meet, which opens Friday, Sept. 30. Hosted in conjunction with the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, the program offers a $5,000 bonus for any eligible horse making its first start and a 35% bonus, excluding stakes races. "Ship and Win has proven to be a very effective catalyst in attracting new equine talent and we're very hopeful that many horsemen will opt to stay in Southern California following Del Mar and to...

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'Ship & Win' Program To Be Offered at Santa Anita Fall Meet

Santa Anita Park will once again offer its 'Ship & Win' program, which has successfully attracted significant numbers of horses based outside of California over the last two years, at the track's 18-day fall meeting, which is set to begin Friday, Sept. 30. The program offers a $5,000 bonus for eligible horses making his or her first start, and a 35% bonus, excluding stakes races, is also available. The 'Ship & Win' program is a joint venture with the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. "Ship and Win has proven to be...

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Santa Anita to Continue Ship and Win Program

As part of a continuing effort to attract new horses, Santa Anita will again be offering bonuses to horsemen bringing out-of-state horses to run at Santa Anita's upcoming winter/spring meet, which opens Dec. 26. Eligible horses will receive a $5,000 bonus as well as purse money 35% above their allotted purse percentage for one start. Horses who become eligible at the 2021 Del Mar fall meet will also be eligible for Ship & Win bonuses for their first start at Santa Anita's winter/spring meet. The $5,000 bonus will also apply...

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Del Mar Increases Fall Meet Purses, “Ship & Win” Bonus

Del Mar's seventh fall race meeting--starting Saturday, Oct. 31--will provide horsemen with a 10% blended increase in their overnight purses and the highest bonuses ever tied to the popular "Ship & Win" program. Despite the ongoing pandemic situation, the track was able to hold firm on its recently announced stakes schedule that offers 16 events with $2.25 million in purses. The track's minimum purse has increased from 2019's $17,000 to this fall's $20,000. Additionally, the track's "Ship & Win" program--now in its 10th year--will provide its richest incentive ever with...

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