ARCADIA, Calif. (Dec. 10, 2020) — Any California-bred horse that wins a Cal-Bred first-conditioned allowance race on turf will be eligible to run in the same condition on dirt, the Santa Anita Racing Office announced on Thursday.
Any horse that wins a Cal-Bred first condition allowance race on dirt will be eligible to run in the same condition on turf.
Eligibility: Horses that are in for the allowance, regardless if they have already won the condition on another surface, will get first preference. Horses in for claiming price are least preferred.
For horses that have won allowance on dirt and are entered for turf: If the race is taken off the turf, and the horse that has already won condition on dirt, the horse is still eligible to run regardless of surface switch change. If race is taken off the turf, and the horse that has already won condition on dirt, wins that race that was originally scheduled for turf, that horse will no longer be eligible for comparable race on turf.
Santa Anita Racing Office