Bet on Santa Anita Derby
Santa Anita Derby
Stakes: Grade I for 3-year-old thoroughbreds
Distance: 1 1/8 miles
The Santa Anita Derby is considered the most important 3-year old race in the West run at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California.
The Santa Anita Derby has a rich history as an important prep race for the Kentucky Derby, which leads to the Triple Crown big event for thoroughbred horse racing. It has yielded Kentucky Derby winners such as Silver Charm, Sunday Silence, and Winning Colors plus Triple Crown winner Affirmed.
With a total purse of US$1,000,000, the Santa Anita Derby is a Grade I stakes race for three year old thoroughbred horses, run at a distance of 1 1/8 miles (9 furlongs) on the dirt. The Santa Anita Derby stands out with the third highest number of winners - at a total of 14 - who have made it to the Kentucky Derby.
Graded Stakes Races
Gulfstream Park: Fort Lauderdale Stakes ,$200,000 ,3&up ,9f Turf
Gulfstream Park: Sugar Swirl Stakes ,$100,000 ,3&up f/m ,6f Dirt
Gulfstream Park: Rampart Stakes ,$100,000 ,3&up f/m ,8f Dirt
Japan Racing Association: Turquoise Stakes ,$673,000 ,3&up f/m ,8f Turf
Japan Racing Association: Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes ,$1,324,000 ,2yo ,8f Turf
Woodbine: Valedictory Stakes ,$125,000 ,3&up ,14f AW
Gulfstream Park: Mr. Prospector Stakes ,$100,000 ,3&up ,7f Dirt
Japan Racing Association: Hanshin Cup ,$1,262,000 ,3&up ,7f Turf
Japan Racing Association: Arima Kinen ,$5,635,000 ,3&up ,12.5f Turf