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Santa Anita Derby

Stakes: Grade I for 3-year-old thoroughbreds
Distance: 1 1/8 miles
Track: Dirt
Purse: $1,000,000

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.

Online Horse Racing graded stakes

Graded Stakes Races

Aug 13

Churchill Downs: Arlington Million ,$1,000,000 ,3&up ,9f Turf

Churchill Downs: Beverly D. ,$500,000 ,3&up f/m ,9f Turf

Churchill Downs: Pucker Up Stakes ,$200,000 ,3yo f ,9f Turf

Churchill Downs: Secretariat Stakes ,$300,000 ,3yo ,8f Turf

Del Mar: Sorrento Stakes ,$200,000 ,2yo f ,6f Dirt

Del Mar: Yellow Ribbon Handicap ,$250,000 ,3&up f/m ,8.5f Turf

Saratoga Race Course: Fourstardave Handicap ,$500,000 ,3&up ,8f Turf

Saratoga Race Course: Saratoga Special Stakes ,$200,000 ,2yo ,6.5f Dirt

Woodbine: Bold Venture Stakes ,$150,000 ,3&up ,6.5f AW

Woodbine: Trillium Stakes ,$150,000 ,3&up f/m ,8.5f AW

Aug 14

Del Mar: Best Pal Stakes ,$200,000 ,2yo ,6f Dirt

Japan Racing Association: Kokura Kinen ,$886,000 ,3&up ,10f Turf

Japan Racing Association: Sekiya Kinen ,$838,000 ,3&up ,8f Turf

Woodbine: Seagram Cup Stakes ,$150,000 ,3&up ,8.5f AW

Aug 17

Saratoga Race Course: Jonathan Sheppard Steeplechase ,$150,000 ,4&up ,19f Turf

Aug 20

Century Mile Racetrack: Canadian Derby ,$200,000 ,3yo ,10f Dirt

Del Mar: Del Mar Oaks ,$300,000 ,3yo f ,9f Turf

Monmouth Park: Philip H. Iselin Stakes ,$250,000 ,3&up ,8.5f Dirt

Saratoga Race Course: Alabama Stakes ,$600,000 ,3yo f ,10f Dirt

Saratoga Race Course: Lake Placid ,$200,000 ,3yo f ,8.5f Turf