The 4th Annual Jim Murray Memorial Foundation "Day at the Races & Monte Carlo Night" tickets are now available. We welcome the 2016 Class of Murray Scholars with a full day of celebration at beautiful Santa Anita Park.
2016 JMMF Honorees
Great Ones Award—Eric Dickerson, NFL Hall of Fame Running Back
Athlete of the Year—TBA
Sports Journalist of the Year—Shelley Smith, ESPN
Ambassador of the Year—Dr. Ted Geltner, Valdosta State University
From the JMMF:
Beginning with a day at the races, everyone will enjoy the wonderful setting of Santa Anita Park watching the thoroughbreds race around the legendary oval from our reserved seats on track level. Food, drinks and betting are mere steps away from you.
Join us in the Winner's Circle for photographs after the last race of the day, named for the JMMF. Then, 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 casino games to choose from.
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 99 scholarships totaling nearly $500,000.