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Jim Murray Memorial Foundation 5th Annual Day at the Races

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Santa Anita Park

285 West Huntington Drive

Arcadia, CA 91007

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The 5th Annual "Day at the Races & Monte Carlo Night" tickets are now available. We welcome the 2017 Class of Murray Scholars with a full day of celebration at beautiful Santa Anita Park.

This year, in addition to the evening event in the Chandelier Room, we have added a VIP daytime experience in the beautiful turn 1 100-1 Club. Enjoy the day of racing in a private room with food, full bar, private betting stations while you mingle with the honorees and scholarship winners.

Master of Ceremonies: Tom Dreesen

The 2017 JMMF Honorees

"Great Ones Award"
Lynn Swann
USC Athletic Director
Legendary Hall of Fame wide receiver
USC & Pittsburgh Steelers

"Lifetime Achievement Award"
Bob Miller
Los Angeles KINGS play-by-play announcer (retired)

"Athlete of the Year Award"
Jockey Brice Blanc
Celebrating his 1,000th career win at Santa Anita on 4.9.17

"Sports Journalist of the Year Award"
Lee Jenkins
Sports Illustrated * lead NBA writer

"Ambassador of the Year Award"
JaBari Brown
Undergraduate Advisement and Academic Services
USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism


*Special Guest Appearance by USC Mascot TRAVELER


The 2017 Class of Murray Scholars

When: Saturday, September 30th, 2017
Where: Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, CA

Whether you choose the VIP 100-1 Club experience or choose to explore the track on your own, enjoy a day of racing at Santa Anita Park.

Following the races, join us in the Winner's Circle for photographs after the last race of the day. For the evening, we will move to the beautiful Chandelier Room for a full buffet dinner consisting of diverse food stations offering delicious choices for everyone, awards and a variety of casnio games to choose from. Every attendee will be provided with complimentary gaming chips to use on the tables.

Silent auction items from the worlds of sports, entertainment and music.

All proceeds from this event benefit the Jim Murray Memorial Foundation Fund for College Journalism Scholarships. To date the JMMF has awarded 109 scholarships totalling more than $500,000.


Hotel Accommodations

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Embassy Suites Hotel (Official Hotel for the JMMF)
211 E. Huntington Drive
Arcadia, CA 91006
(626) 445-8525
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Courtyard by Marriott Monrovia
700 W. Huntington Drive
Monrovia, CA 91016
(626) 531-8001
www.marriott.com
SA Rate: Monday-Wednesday $149
Thursday-Sunday $139

Double Tree
924 W. Huntington Drive
Monrovia, CA 91016
(626) 357-1900
www.monrovia.doubletree.com
SA Rate (includes breakfast for 2): Standard room- $139/night
Upgraded room- $ 159/night

Extended Stay America
401 E. Santa Clara St.
Arcadia, CA 91006
(626) 446-6422
www.extendedstayhotels.com
SA Daily Rate: $96.59/night
SA Weekly Rate: $87.39/night
SA Monthly Rate: $70.83/night

Hampton Inn
311 E. Huntington Drive
Arcadia, CA 91006
(626) 574-5600
www.hamptoninnarcadia.com
SA Rate varies. Use code 0560078501 when booking.

Hilton Garden Inn
199 N. Second Avenue
Arcadia, CA 91006
(626) 574-6900
www.arcadia.staygi.com
Santa Anita rate: Mon-Wed $120/night
Thurs-Sun $145/night

Residence Inn by Marriott
321 E. Huntington Drive
Arcadia CA 91006
(626) 446-6500
www.marriott.com

SpringHill Suites by Marriott
99 N. Second Ave
Arcadia, CA 91006
(626) 821-5400
stacy.rancharan@marriott.com

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Santa Anita Park

285 West Huntington Drive

Arcadia, CA 91007

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