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May 6, 1993 | BILL CHRISTINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Robert P. Strub, son of the founder of Santa Anita Park and one of thoroughbred horse racing's national leaders for the last three decades, died Wednesday after a nine-month battle with Lou Gehrig's disease. Strub, 74, was elected president of Santa Anita in 1960, two years after the death of his father, Charles H. Strub, a dentist from San Francisco who put together the group that started the Arcadia track in 1934.
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May 6, 1993 | BILL CHRISTINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Robert P. Strub, son of the founder of Santa Anita Park and one of thoroughbred horse racing's national leaders for the last three decades, died Wednesday after a nine-month battle with Lou Gehrig's disease. Strub, 74, was elected president of Santa Anita in 1960, two years after the death of his father, Charles H. Strub, a dentist from San Francisco who put together the group that started the Arcadia track in 1934.
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BUSINESS
October 7, 1988
Santa Anita Operating Co., Arcadia, has elected Robert P. Strub to the newly created position of chairman. Currently president and chief executive of the company, Strub is also chairman of Santa Anita Realty Enterprises. Arthur L. Crowe was elected to the newly created position of vice chairman. Among other property, Santa Anita Realty Enterprises owns the Santa Anita race track. Santa Anita Operating Co.
SPORTS
June 24, 1993 | BOB MIESZERSKI
Stephen P. Keller, the president and chief executive officer of the Santa Anita Operating Co., has been named chairman of the board. Keller, who also is chairman of Santa Anita Realty Enterprises, succeeds Robert P. Strub, who died last month at 74 after battling Lou Gehrig's disease. After joining Santa Anita in June, 1991, as president and chief operating officer, Keller was appointed chairman of Santa Anita Realty Enterprises in January, 1992, and was named CEO last February.
SPORTS
September 25, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
Clifford C. Goodrich has been named president and chief operating officer of the Los Angeles Turf Club Inc., it was announced today. The Los Angeles Turf Club is the operator of Santa Anita Race Track. Robert P. Strub, chairman and chief executive officer of the turf club, said today that Goodrich was selected at a board meeting last Thursday. Goodrich, who joined Santa Anita in 1980 as assistant general manager, succeeded Raymond M.
NEWS
December 29, 1986 | MARY LOU LOPER, Times Staff Writer
No wonder Robert P. Strub and his wife, Betty, were smiling. The sky was blue, the San Gabriel Mountains were purple and the yellow and blue pansies were in full bloom. It was, in short, the perfect day for the 50th anniversary opening of Santa Anita Park. Even the traffic was awful, which Strub, president and chief executive officer of Santa Anita, took as another good sign. It would later translate into a super attendance of 65,954 and an opening-day record for money wagered--$9,401,017.
NEWS
January 2, 1992 | MARY LOU LOPER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After tracking reindeer during December, the social crowd zoomed to Santa Anita the day after Christmas to track the ponies. Fog may have obscured the tops of the San Gabriel Mountains, but it didn't dampen enthusiasm in the Directors' Room, where Santa Anita CEO Robert P. Strub of San Marino and his wife, Betty, hosted their annual opening-day luncheon. Attending for the first time as president and CEO of the Santa Anita Operating Co. was Stephen Keller of Hancock Park, with his wife, Sally.
NEWS
January 3, 1988 | MARY LOU LOPER, Times Staff Writer
A little frost, heavy winds, thunder to light up the skies, and hail (though no brimstone)--all these natural elements certainly haven't played havoc with the debutante balls. Debs have every bit as much endurance as Denver Bronco fans, and they've been having one whee of a time this season.
NEWS
December 31, 1992 | MARY LOU LOPER
Some of Santa Anita Park's executives were noticeably absent from the festivities on Saturday opening the track's 56th season of thoroughbred racing. They were overseeing the repair of new betting computers that had been installed the night before. President Cliff Goodrich was seen only briefly among the guests in the Directors Room. Those in the know were calling the computer glitches--they simply weren't working--"catastrophic" in terms of loss to Santa Anita.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 1, 1994
From "dancing landmark" Eileen Anderson to groundbreaking musician Frank Zappa, Los Angeles lost some of its legends in 1993. Some were born here, others died here, and still others made their mark in the entertainment industry that calls Hollywood home.
SPORTS
June 30, 1992 | BOB MIESZERSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tight Spot, the defending champion, was given 126 pounds and Golden Pheasant was assigned 123 for the $200,000 American Handicap on Saturday at Hollywood Park. A winner of 10 of his 11 starts on turf, Tight Spot will be racing for the first time since suffering a bruised hoof in May. Trainer Ron McAnally had thought the problem was a career-ending ankle injury, but the deep bruise was discovered and the 5-year-old His Majesty horse resumed training shortly thereafter.
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