Santa Anita Park History
Opened back in 1934 in Arcadia, California, with the tips of the San Gabriel Mountains
in the background, this is a racetrack that immediately gained a major reputation for being an unbelievable place to soak
in the vibes of a huge horse race. Known as the oldest racetrack in California, Santa Anita Park has been putting on one great
race after another for decades, with amazing events each and every race season since all the way before WWII. The Santa Anita
Handicap, the Santa Anita Derby and the Sunshine Millions Day are just some of the events that you might find at Santa Anita
Park, helping bring in fans by the thousands throughout the winter and spring each and every year.
Santa Anita Park is known as one of the best horse racing venues in the country, and thousands of people
flock to this track for the major events held there. One of the biggest events in the sport, the Breeder's Cup is set to be
held at this venue yet again in 2014. On October 31st and November 1st some of the most impressive horses in the sport will
descend on this venue with their owners, trainers and jockeys to compete for one of the most coveted titles in horse racing.
This is sure to be one of the best events of the year at this venue, and you can be there in the stands.
Shouting distance from Los Angeles, Arcadia, California is known as one of the most beautiful parts of the
country, with stunning mountains and a nearby coast that people travel from all over the world to see with their own eyes.
With the advantages of a small town but also close to one of the most famous cities in the world, Arcadia is the perfect little
getaway for anyone looking for an amazing horse racing experience that will have everyone talking around town leading up to
the start of the race. Arcadia, CA is named after Arcadia, Greece, the legendary home of mythical Greek god Pan. Celebrated
as a beautiful and secluded part of the Ancient Greek Empire, Arcadia in California has much of the same vibe, making it simply
the place to be if you're looking to escape from the buzz of the metropolis for an amazing day of horse racing.
Anita Park Seating Layout
Santa Anita Park is known as one of the premier places in the world to catch a horse race
for a reason, and there really is not a bad seat in the house at this venue. This venue can accommodate up to 85,000 racing
fans to enjoy the action, and you can be one of them for the next big event. If you've never seen a great horse race in person,
then you have been sorely missing out, and you can rectify that as soon as possible.
Santa Anita Park Trivia
was the first year that Santa Anita Park hosted the Breeder's Cup?
The answer is 1986. This track has hosted the Breeder's
Cup multiple times since, and has been the home of the event each time since 2012.