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February 12, 1993 | BILL CHRISTINE
Bob Strub resigned Thursday as chief executive officer of the Santa Anita Operating Co. and is being succeeded by Stephen F. Keller. Strub, 74, will remain as chairman and chief executive officer of the Los Angeles Turf Club, which conducts racing at the Arcadia track as a subsidiary of Santa Anita Operating. Strub also will continue as chairman of Santa Anita Operating. "It was my recommendation this morning that I resign," Strub said.
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February 12, 1993 | BILL CHRISTINE
Bob Strub resigned Thursday as chief executive officer of the Santa Anita Operating Co. and is being succeeded by Stephen F. Keller. Strub, 74, will remain as chairman and chief executive officer of the Los Angeles Turf Club, which conducts racing at the Arcadia track as a subsidiary of Santa Anita Operating. Strub also will continue as chairman of Santa Anita Operating. "It was my recommendation this morning that I resign," Strub said.
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BUSINESS
December 9, 1987
Stephen F. Keller, 49, has been named to the new position of vice chairman of Seidler Amdec Securities Inc., a Los Angeles-based brokerage firm. He previously was a partner in the Los Angeles-based law firm of Lillick McHose & Charles.
BUSINESS
March 18, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Santa Anita, Bay Meadows Talk Merger: Santa Anita Cos. said it has held exploratory discussions with Bay Meadows Operating Co. and California Jockey Club about a possible merger. Santa Anita Cos. is the holding company that owns and operates Santa Anita Race Track in Arcadia and several shopping centers. California Jockey Club owns the Bay Meadows track in San Francisco, and Bay Meadows Operating Co. runs it. Santa Anita Chairman Stephen F.
BUSINESS
February 10, 1995 | JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Laying down a bet on diversification in the fast-growing gambling business, the owners of the Santa Anita Park racetrack on Thursday announced the purchase of an option to buy a half-interest in a card club in Bell. Santa Anita Cos.' five-year option to buy the stake in the 45-table Bell Jackpot Casino comes as executives have taken steps to turn the low-key real estate and horse racing firm into an aggressive gambling and entertainment concern.
BUSINESS
August 20, 1996 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Santa Anita Cos. agreed Monday to sell a 45% stake to a Los Angeles real estate firm in a move that presages a wholesale reconsideration of its development plans in Arcadia and elsewhere. The buyer is Colony Capital Inc., which has extensive development holdings in Hawaii and throughout the U.S. Colony would pay $138 million for its stake in a series of complex transactions over two years. The deal, which amounts to $15 a share, requires shareholder approval.
BUSINESS
May 27, 1994 | DAVID W. MYERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The management at Santa Anita Cos., struggling to boost its profits while horse racing continues to lose ground to other forms of gambling, said Thursday it will urge its board of directors to cut the dividend and reinvest the money in its real estate and racing business. The company, which owns the picturesque Santa Anita racetrack in Arcadia and stakes in several Southern California shopping centers, did not say how much it would like to see its $1.36 annual dividend reduced.
NEWS
September 8, 1996 | MARY LOU LOPER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles is alive--with the sound of music and orchestras, the sound of theater, the sound of parties, parties, parties and benefits galore. Let the summer heat pass, and the social city departs the cool sands of the beaches and the nippy evenings of mountain heights throughout the West to concentrate on the fall season and its fund-raising odysseys. * Barbara Davis: The city's fund-raiser par excellence has been prepping for her 12th Carousel of Hope gala to fight diabetes Oct.
SPORTS
January 1, 1994 | BILL CHRISTINE
Racing's year ended with a seven-alarm fire in New Orleans at the Fair Grounds, the third-oldest track, and then there were a couple of media Eclipse Awards endemic of the sport: The best photograph was of Greenwood, a Toronto track that has been shuttered after 119 years; and the best local television reporting was about Longacres, a suburban Seattle track that's also no more. The Fair Grounds will re-open soon, but there will be more Greenwoods and Longacreses in racing's future.
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