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Santa Anita Race Park

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Address: 285 W Huntington Dr, Arcadia, CA 91007-3472
Phone Number: +1 626-574-7223
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11:00 - 17:30
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Thu - Fri 11:00 - 17:30
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 17:30

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Unique horse racing experience!

Most people think race tracks are basically the same everywhere. If you were blindfolded and taken to a track . . . iy would be almoist impossible to quickly determine exactly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Most people think race tracks are basically the same everywhere. If you were blindfolded and taken to a track . . . iy would be almoist impossible to quickly determine exactly where in the country you were sitting. At Santa Anita, not so much! Santa Anita might just feature the most dramatic scenery backdrop of any race track in America... More 

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temple city calif
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for the races and lunch in the Front Runner Restaurant. The food was excellent and the horse racing very exciting. I would highly recommend it for a day of fun. Prices were very reasonable for the meals.

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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for a second time at a real World Cup of racing at Santa Anita. It is located in the luxurious neighborhood of Arcadia. Champion Horses of all over the world visit the US to exhibit beauty and racing capacity. You should buy tickets some 3 or 4 months in advance for this meeting. For regular meetings, it's no... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok so basically the last 3 races were all winners so clearly remembering the best of it. We had the cheapest tickets about 30 dollars I think for the breeders cup. All in all the course is fantastic, the view is amazing and a great day's racing. One downside is the staff were quite rude, buying food (which isn't cheap)... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a special trip to the USA to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary and the Breeders Cup has long been an ambition. We also love the film Seabiscuit so what better way to combine both by seeing the Breeders Cup at Santa Anita- Seabiscuit's home. We attended on both days. On Friday we pushed the boat out, did the... More 

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United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place, beautiful and very kind people! They were organized and ready for a large crowd as there was never a wait for food, beverage or in the restrooms. A lot of history and pride here and it definitely showed. Congratulations to a lot of work that was very well done - it looked beautiful, especially in the paddock area.... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I hadn't been to a horse rack track in many years until I visited Santa Anita. Things have changed. The betting was done on machines and it didn't take long to get the hang of them and figure out how to do it. No real lines as it wasn't busy the day I went even though admission was free. Bought... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Time stands still when inside a racetrack -- not too much has changed inside for more than forty years --- anyway, great place to visit, top quality racing, nice gift shop, food choices decent. Paddock and walking ring unmatched, A+ for a racetrack

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york england
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for the breeders cup. Even though the crowd was big I never once had to wait for toilets good or drink. Never felt overcrowded and watched from seat and rails. Uks greedy r acecourses should take note. Only downside was chaos and lack of staff knowledge when leaving.

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Coronado, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I got to see #californiachrome 's last race and it was a heart stopper! Santa Anita is a great track and it was a great experience all around. There were some complaints about service etc, they had over 72,000 people and was very comfortable. I will be back next season!

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