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The Santa Anita Derby is a 9 furlong thoroughbred horse race for three-year-olds run each April at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California as an important stepping-stone to the Kentucky Derby. Thoroughbred horse racing is the main form of horse-racing throughout the world. ... Lily Okuru, a Japanese-American woman held at Santa Anita Park, poses with the statue of Seabiscuit, 1942 Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California opened in 1934 and is the oldest and most prestigious horse racetrack in Southern California. ... Arcadia is a city located in Los Angeles County, California, United States. ... Churchill Downs ractrack, 2004 The Kentucky Derby is a stakes race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses, staged yearly in Louisville, Kentucky on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. ...


Past winners:

  • 2005 : Buzzards Bay
  • 2004 : Castledale
  • 2003 : Buddy Gil
  • 2002 : Came Home
  • 2001 : Point Given
  • 2000 : The Deputy
  • 1999 : General Challenge
  • 1998 : Indian Charlie
  • 1997 : Free House
  • 1996 : Cavonnier
  • 1995 : Larry the Legend
  • 1994 : Brocco
  • 1993 : Personal Hope
  • 1992 : A.P. Indy
  • 1991 : Dinard
  • 1990 : Mister Frisky
  • 1989 : Sunday Silence
  • 1988 : Winning Colors
  • 1987 : Temperate Sil
  • 1986 : Snow Chief
  • 1985 : Skywalker
  • 1984 : Mighty Adversary
  • 1983 : Marfa
  • 1982 : Muttering
  • 1981 : Splendid Spruce
  • 1980 : Codex
  • 1979 : Flying Paster
  • 1978 : Affirmed
  • 1977 : Habitony
  • 1976 : An Act
  • 1975 : Avatar
  • 1974 : Destroyer
  • 1973 : Sham
  • 1972 : Solar Salute
  • 1971 : Jim French
  • 1970 : Terlago
  • 1969 : Majestic Prince
  • 1968 : Alley Fighter
  • 1967 : Ruken
  • 1966 : Boldnesian
  • 1965 : Lucky Debonair
  • 1964 : Hill Rise
  • 1963 : Candy Spots
  • 1962 : Royal Attack
  • 1961 : Four-and-Twenty
  • 1960 : Tompion
  • 1959 : Silver Spoon
  • 1958 : Silky Sullivan
  • 1957 : Sir William
  • 1956 : Terrang
  • 1955 : Swaps
  • 1954 : Determine
  • 1953 : Chanlea
  • 1952 : Hill Gail
  • 1951 : Rough'n Tumble
  • 1950 : Your Host
  • 1949 : Old Rockport
  • 1948 : Salmagundi
  • 1947 : On Trust
  • 1946 : Knockdown
  • 1945 : Bymeabond
  • 1944 : No Race held
  • 1943 : No Race held
  • 1942 : No Race held
  • 1941 : Porter's Cap
  • 1940 : Sweepida
  • 1939 : Ciencia
  • 1938 : Stagehand
  • 1937 : Fairy Hill
  • 1936 : He Did
  • 1935 : Gillie

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Santa Anita Derby - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (239 words)
The Santa Anita Derby is an American Grade 1 thoroughbred horse race for three-year-olds run each April at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California and carries a purse of $750,000.
Prep races to the Santa Anita Derby include the San Rafael Stakes, San Miguel Stakes, San Felipe Stakes, Sham Stakes, San Vicente Stakes and the Santa Catalina Stakes, all run at Santa Anita Park.
At age 17, Pat Valenzuela became the youngest jockey to win the Santa Anita Derby when he rode Codex to victory in the 1980 race.
Santa Anita Park: Information from Answers.com (1260 words)
Santa Anita Park was opened on December 25, 1934 and is the oldest and most prestigious racetrack in Southern California.
Santa Anita is considered to hold the best racing in the country during the Winter-Spring Meeting and racing of a similar high standard during the Oak Tree Meeting.
Japanese internment: The Santa Anita Racetrack was one of the locations used as a temporary detention camp in 1942 for Japanese and Japanese-Americans before they were relocated to more permanent facilities such as the Manzanar War Relocation Center.
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