Yu, White to Host Santa Anita Simulcast Show
Updated: Thursday, December 20, 2012 4:22 PM
Posted: Thursday, December 20, 2012 4:22 PM
Michelle Yu and Jon White will host this year's simulcast presentations at Santa Anita Park beginning on opening day Dec. 26, the track announced.
Yu, 30, and White, 58, bring a vast and varied array of experience to their respective jobs and will provide simulcast viewers with an in-depth and well articulated view of each race throughout Santa Anita's 71-day winter/spring meeting. Following opening day, Yu and White will team on weekends.
White has been a key part part of Santa Anita's Eclipse Award-winning television team since 1993. He was employed in various capacities over a 24-year period with Daily Racing Form and is a contributing correspondent to The Blood-Horse. He also serves as Santa Anita's morning line maker and is one of the nation's most highly respected handicappers.
Yu, who has extensive backstretch experience as an exercise rider, took on a new role at the recently concluded autumn meet at Santa Anita, hosting popular "Where are Yu" segments at various locations throughout the track.