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
Japan Racing Association: Oka Sho ,$2,160,000 ,3yo f ,8f Turf
Keeneland: Baird Doubledogdare Stakes ,$100,000 ,4&up f/m ,8.5f Dirt
Japan Racing Association: Arlington Cup ,$780,000 ,3yo ,8f Turf
Keeneland: Elkhorn Stakes ,$200,000 ,4&up ,12f Turf
Oaklawn Park: Apple Blossom Handicap ,$1,000,000 ,4&up f/m ,8.5f Dirt
Oaklawn Park: Oaklawn Handicap ,$1,000,000 ,4&up ,9f Dirt
Santa Anita: Californian Stakes ,$200,000 ,4&up ,9f Dirt
Japan Racing Association: Antares Stakes ,$737,000 ,4&up ,9f Dirt
Japan Racing Association: Satsuki Sho ,$2,273,000 ,3yo ,10f Turf
Santa Anita: Kona Gold Stakes ,$100,000 ,3&up ,6.5f Dirt
Santa Anita: Tokyo City Cup ,$100,000 ,4&up ,12f Dirt