What Types of Races Are Held at the Santa Anita Park Race Track?


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The Santa Anita Park racetrack, located in Arcadia, California, hosts all types of thoroughbred horse flat races, including stakes, allowances, claims and maidens. Santa Anita's main track is a 1-mile natural dirt track.

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Santa Anita Park holds many prestigious races including the Santa Anita Derby and the Santa Anita Handicap. The track has been the site of the Breeders' Cup multiple times. Current race programs are available at SantaAnita.com.

Santa Anita Park occupies 320 acres of land near Los Angeles, California. It has a 1,100-foot-long grandstand, a historic landmark that seats 26,000 guests. The track infield area can accommodate more than 50,000 guests. The property has 61 barns housing over 2,000 horses and also hosts an equine hospital.

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