Santa Anita Race Park, Arcadia

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Santa Anita Park is an iconic destination set at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, just minutes from downtown Los Angeles. For more than 80 years, the historic Southern California fixture has set the stage for the most dramatic moments in thoroughbred racing, where legendary racehorses like Seabiscuit and American Pharoah crossed the finish line into infamy. Hot off a recent $40 million renovation, the park will host the 2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships and features new private luxury suites, spaces and a revitalized Art Deco design. In November 2016, Santa Anita will open its doors to host the 2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships for the fourth time in five years. With style, sophistication and historic intrigue, Santa Anita offers a premier entertainment venue for spectacular events and modern celebrations imbued with the glamour and elegance of the past.
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  • We were visiting from Australia and saw the Santa Anita Derby was on so we headed out and had a great day out. Easy to get food and drink, prices a bit expensive but expected that. We just found a tab...  more »
  • While there is no overlooking the current tragic situation with the horse breakdowns, which will hopefully be sorted out soon, this is one place that anyone who loves horse racing must go. The backdro...  more »

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