More than 300 supporters recently attended the Inner Circle’s first Racing for Hope event at Santa Anita Park, where more than $130,000 was raised for City of Hope. Among the celebrities who attended the event at the Arcadia, Calif., race track were actor Fred Savage and Los Angeles KNBC-TV weatherman and comedian Fritz Coleman, who served as emcee. Legendary Hall of Fame jockey Eddie Delahoussaye and horse trainer Doug O’Neil attended the March event, as well.
The Inner Circle is a group of distinguished Southern California executives, community leaders and entrepreneurs with a long history of supporting City of Hope. Savage, best known for his role on “The Wonder Years,” also has starred in the television series “Working” and in such feature films as “Vice Versa” and “The Wizard.” Delahoussaye is a two-time Kentucky Derby winner, seven-time Breeders Cup winning rider and winner of the Preakness and Belmont Stakes.