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Updated: June 11, 2021 at 5:58 pm
A pair of juvenile stakes scheduled for June 20 will feature purses of $100,000 each, up from the initial amount of $75,000. The Fasig-Tipton Debutante and Fasig-Tipton Futurity will be contested at five furlongs on Santa Anita’s main track and serve as a prelude to Fasig-Tipton’s 2-year-old in Training Sale at Santa Anita June 23. The sale’s under-tack preview will be held June 21.
“We boosted the purses on both races to $100,000 because we want to continue to provide tangible incentives for those owners and horsemen that are investing in our future,” said Chris Merz, Santa Anita Director of Racing and Racing Secretary.
“We’ll have all of these sales horses on the grounds here during our final week of the meet and this is going to attract a great deal of interest.”