Press Release

ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 25, 2018) – The 51st annual Santa Anita Jockeys vs. Holy Angels Elementary Charity Basketball Game will be played Thursday, Feb. 1 at La Salle High School in Pasadena, with proceeds to benefit Holy Angels Athletics and The Bill Hartack Charitable Foundation, which contributes to Thoroughbred racing industry charities and presents the winning rider in each year’s Kentucky Derby with the Hartack Memorial Award.  (Named in honor of the late Hall of Fame Jockey, William Hartack, who along with Eddie Arcaro, won a record five Kentucky Derbies).

Hall of Fame jockeys Kent Desormeaux, Laffit Pincay, Jr., Mike Smith and Alex Solis will be available at center court for an autograph session beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets are five dollars per person, and for every two tickets purchased, individuals will receive one free admission ticket to Santa Anita Park.

La Salle High School is located at the southwest corner of Sierra Madre Blvd. and Michillinda in Pasadena, approximately three miles from Santa Anita.  Admission tickets and promotional tee shirts are on sale now at Champions! Gifts and Apparel in Santa Anita’s East Paddock Gardens, or through Holy Angels Elementary School in Arcadia.