Annual ‘Charity Hoops Tilt’ To Return Feb. 16

February 5, 2023

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Santa Anita Jockeys To Renew Rivalry With Holy Angels Middle School Cagers

Hall Of Fame Jockeys Pincay, Stevens, Desormeaux, Espinoza, Smith & Velazquez To Be Available For Autographs At La Salle High School Beginning At 6:30 P.M.

ARCADIA, Calif.—Sidelined for the past two winters due to COVID concerns, Santa Anita’s 53rd annual Charity Basketball Game versus Holy Angels Middle School will return to La Salle High School in Pasadena Thursday, Feb. 16, with game time set at 7 p.m.

A distinguished group of Hall of Fame Jockeys will be on-hand beginning at 6:30 p.m. to sign posters and other memorabilia in the La Salle gym. Retired legends Laffit Pincay, Jr. and Gary Stevens will be available as will active Hall of Famers Kent Desormeaux, Victor Espinoza, Mike Smith and John Velazquez.

Admission is five dollars, with proceeds going to benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockey Fund and Holy Angels Athletics.

Tickets may be purchased at the door, or in advance via Jockey game T-shirts may also be purchased in advance via this link up until Feb. 8 at 3 p.m.

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