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1. The story of Santa Anita: the great race place. Beckwith, B.K. 64 pg. booklet on history of the track. 2. King of sports. 32 pg. booklets on thoroughbred racing in general. 3. Sample condition book used by owners and trainers who are looking for a race in which to enter their horse. First …
Contents
1. The story of Santa Anita: the great race place. Beckwith, B.K. 64 pg. booklet on history of the track.
2. King of sports. 32 pg. booklets on thoroughbred racing in general.
3. Sample condition book used by owners and trainers who are looking for a race in which to enter their horse. First issue 1978-79.
4. The Great Race - The Santa Anita Handicap. This is a history of this race. San Francisco Chronicle March 5, 1982.
5. The King of Sports Comes Back to California. CALIFORNIA ARTS & ARCHITECTURE January 1935.
6. Santa Anita the Great Race Place. Guide for thoroughbred racing.
7. Letter from George James of Bert Crowther Ltd dated October 6, 1956 regarding the statuary at Santa Anita Park.
8. Santa Anita: Grand Dane of racing goes mod. Column by Jim Murray in LATimes February 16, 1971.
9. Santa Anita Park. PACIFIC PATHWAYS March 1946.
10. Santa Anita Park. Description of statuary at Santa Anita Park. 1956. source: Santa Anita Park.
11. news release: Antique Art Objects Give Santa Anita Paddock Gardens New Look. 1956. Description and pictures of statuary at Santa Anita Park. source: Santa Anita Park.
12. Home Turf. LOS ANGELES MAGAZINE April 1990, p.99+
13. Roadsigns. Newsletter of the California Historic Route 66 Association. Fall 1995.
14. Off to the horse races in Arcadia. San Gabriel Valley Tribune October 18, 1996, p.28.
15. Button depicting a horse and jockey. Text reads Santa Anita Park, Home of Seabiscuit.
Subjects
Santa Anita Park
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198AF
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Santa Anita Park. Oversize Calendars and color clippings.
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Santa Anita Park. Oversize Calendars and color clippings.
Subjects
Santa Anita Park.
Location
History Room
Box Number
Box 62
Shelf Number
Shelf C3
Item ID
376AF
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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Santa Anita Clubhouse Turn (1966) -- This is a familiar scene to the millions who have excitedly watched the thoroughbreds round this turn going into the stretch.

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Santa Anita Clubhouse Turn (1966) -- This is a familiar scene to the millions who have excitedly watched the thoroughbreds round this turn going into the stretch.
Item ID
100L
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Paintings
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Artist
Edna Lenz
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Santa Anita Racetrack Coach -- Since the first running of the horses at the present Santa Anita Racetrack in December 1934, the spectators have enjoyed the pageantry of the circling of the track by this coach prior to "starting time".

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Santa Anita Racetrack Coach -- Since the first running of the horses at the present Santa Anita Racetrack in December 1934, the spectators have enjoyed the pageantry of the circling of the track by this coach prior to "starting time".
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99L
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Opening day at Santa Anita Park. A mix of the familiar and new at Santa Anita Park, with photos of some in attendance.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
January 4, 2016
Pages
p. A3

Santa Anita Park-People

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1. George Woolf, famous jockey of the 1930s. Arcadia Tribune news photo. August 16, 1973. 2. George Woolf. Arcadia Diamond Jubilee edition of the Pasadena Star News September 12, 1978. 3. Longden: a young 69. Los Angeles Times February 14, 1976. 4. A birthday cake that's long, long, Longde…
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1. George Woolf, famous jockey of the 1930s. Arcadia Tribune news photo. August 16, 1973.
2. George Woolf. Arcadia Diamond Jubilee edition of the Pasadena Star News September 12, 1978.
3. Longden: a young 69. Los Angeles Times February 14, 1976.
4. A birthday cake that's long, long, Longden. Arcadia Tribune February 11, 1979.
5. How sweet it was. Arcadia Tribune news photo February 18, 1979.
6. Another Longden finds success in racing. Los Angeles Times - circa early 1970s.
7. He grew up in the valley and now he's a star jockey at Santa Anita. Arcadia News-Post March 11, 1974. (Steve Valdez)
8. Cauthen wins praise in Santa Anita debut. Arcadia Tribune January 27, 1977.
9. Smothers sorts Santa Anita silks. (Frank Smothers) Arcadia Tribune October 21, 1976.
10. Mittie's work adds to track's pageantry. Arcadia Tribune October 14, 1976.
11. She keeps the jockey in bright colors. (Mittie Lovell) Arcadia News Post September 17, 1969.
12. Anita Weil Hanson retiring. news clip. n.d., circa May 1969.
13. Santa Anita's Anita (Anita Weil Hanson). Los Angeles Times May 19, 1969.
14. Miss Weil's 32 years on the job. Los Angeles Times February 11, 1969.
15. Santa Anita: city within a city. Westways, January 1960.
16. 5,000 lbs of paper used weekly in racing book. (Fred Trumpf). Arcadia Tribune February 26, 1978.
17. In the money (room) at Santa Anita. (John Detchemendy).Los Angeles Magazine February 1976.
18. Village smithy counterpart now working in Arcadia (Wally Rohrer). Arcadia News-Post April 6, 1971.
19. Hustling horses often a labor of love for agent (John Stillson). News clip January 26, 1978.
20. Racing secretary, Santa Anita's Eilken, manages residence for equine elite. Thoroughbred of California, December 1975.
21. Bird-watching (rail, early, etc.) at Santa Anita. Los Angeles Times West Magazine February 5, 1967.
22. Santa Anita dirt doctor (William Quigley, maintenance supervisor) Western Horseman August 1971.
23. Santa Anita: art deco on the morning line. New West magazine January 31, 1977.
24. Hazel Longden sees her dream come true. Arcadia Tribune May 24, 1981.
25. Newsmaker of the Year: An irresistible force, frankly (Frank Stronach) Thoroughbred Times v.15 n.51 December 18, 1999 p.1
26. Shoe-In by William Murray. (Bill Shoemaker) Westways, May 1980, p. 34-37+.
27. "Hall of fame jockey dies." Pasadena Star News, February 15, 2003. Jockey Johnny Longden dies at age 96. He was the first to win 6,000 races.
28. "Longden riding career ends on high notes of triumph." Arcadia Tribune, March 17, 1966.
29. Jockey Johnny Longden of Arcadia scored his 5,000th victory. Arcadia Tribune, March 4, 1957.
30. Jockey Laffit Pincay, Jr. Commemorative 2000.
31. Arcadia city council honors George Haines, Santa Anita President. Arcadia Weekly, p. 7. September 22, 2011.
32. Former Santa Anita employee Ambrosio Maldonado to celebrate 90th birthday - Dec. 7. Arcadia Weekly, December 5, 2013.
33. Remembrance of Alan Staller, a long-time Santa Anita Park employee. The Weekly Star (supplement to Pasadena Star News), June 15, 2014.
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Santa Anita Park-People
Item ID
205AF
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Changes to Santa Anita Park

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
May 10, 1935 p. 1 (percentage to City)
September 17, 1936 p. 1 (additions)
November 20, 1936 p. 1 ( " )
August 15, 1938 p. 1 (improvements)
October 26, 1938 p. 1 ( " )
February 16, 1953 p. 1 (additions)
December 17, 1956 p. 1 ( " )
December 9, 1957 p. 1 ( " )
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
May 10, 1935 p. 1 (percentage to City)
September 17, 1936 p. 1 (additions)
November 20, 1936 p. 1 ( " )
August 15, 1938 p. 1 (improvements)
October 26, 1938 p. 1 ( " )
February 16, 1953 p. 1 (additions)
December 17, 1956 p. 1 ( " )
December 9, 1957 p. 1 ( " )
Item ID
4176AN
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Santa Anita Park was fined $150,000.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
October 27, 1999
Pages
p. A1
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
October 27, 1999
Pages
p. A1
Subjects
Santa Anita Park, 1991-2000
Item ID
17873AN
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Newspaper Index
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Santa Anita Park (1907-1912)

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1. References to news articles on Baldwin's racetrack. 4 newspaper citations. 2. Los Angeles Racing Association Souvenir, 1907. Booklet commemorating the opening of the track. copied from the original at the CTBA. 3. Los Angeles Racing Souvenir 1908 and 1909. Booklet commemorating the season…
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1. References to news articles on Baldwin's racetrack. 4 newspaper citations.
2. Los Angeles Racing Association Souvenir, 1907. Booklet commemorating the opening of the track. copied from the original at the CTBA.
3. Los Angeles Racing Souvenir 1908 and 1909. Booklet commemorating the season. copied from the original at CTBA.
4. Events at Arcadia. photocopy of newsclip. Los Angeles Daily Times April 3, 1909.
5. California's last race stirs with its humor and tragedy. Los Angeles Sunday Times April 18, 1909.
6. Gloom holds sporty echo. Los Angeles Daily Times April 19, 1909.
7. Santa Anita grass-grown. Los Angeles Daily Times April 23, 1909.
8. Santa Anita Park throws open its gates. news clip from files at Santa Anita Park, date and source unknown.
9. Baldwin's track. newspaper plate 1907.
10. Santa Anita Race Track. photocopy of photo.
11. Race track. Arcadia Tribune August 16, 1973,
12. Baldwin's race track winding down. Information from the Los Angeles Times April 19, 1905.
13. Santa Anita Park - historical vignettes of the San Gabriels. TV Times giving history of the track. September 1973.
14. Santa Anita Park is rich in heritage. news clip 1936.
15. Opens first Anita Track. newspaper clipping. n.d. circa 1950.
16. A.M. Allen, architect and builder of Santa Anita. ASCOT PARK (booklet) Los Angeles, CA 1904-05.
17. "Lucky" Baldwin started Santa Anita original track back in '73. Pasadena Star News December 16, 1936.
18. Scenes at new Baldwin race tract at Arcadia. news clip. Los Angeles Daily Times November 22, 1907.
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Santa Anita Park (1907-1912)
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199AF
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Santa Anita Park (1934-1942)

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1. Election volunteers aid race track vote. Pasadena Post. July 22, 1932. 2. Santa Anita Park will bring thousands here. Arcadia Tribune, n.d. circa December 24, 1934. 3. Joseph M. Schenck's purchase of interest. news clip June 8, 1934. 4. Santa Anita Race Track complete. front page of t…
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1. Election volunteers aid race track vote. Pasadena Post. July 22, 1932.
2. Santa Anita Park will bring thousands here. Arcadia Tribune, n.d. circa December 24, 1934.
3. Joseph M. Schenck's purchase of interest. news clip June 8, 1934.
4. Santa Anita Race Track complete. front page of the Arcadia News of the special issue of Forecast, marking the opening December 7, 1934.
5. Santa Anita to figure in race track history. same as above.
6. L.A. Turf Club plans to handle big crowd. same as above.
7. "Azucar" to enter $100,000 Santa Anita Handicap reported. same as above.
8. Totalisator now being installed at race track. same as above.
9. Extensive building program is to add to greatness of local race plant. Arcadia Tribune August 2, 1935.
10. Santa Anita track work is started. Arcadia Tribune August 2, 1935.
11. Turf Club to add splendor. Arcadia Tribune July 10, 1936.
12. Third annual racing meet. Arcadia Tribune July 14, 1936.
13. California: Los Angeles Turf Club. article in BLOOD-HORSE January 20, 1934. missing as of May 1999
14. Investigation discussed by noted leader. Arcadia Tribune February 15, 1937.
15. Derby billed at race track. Arcadia Tribune February 15, 1937.
16. Santa Anita handicap winners. Arcadia Tribune October 2, 1941.
17. Santa Anita future use studied. Arcadia Tribune January 15, 1942.
18. Last scene as war cancelled 1942 Santa Anita racing season. Arcadia Tribune February 12, 1942.
19. Council hears track founding story. News Post article February 7, 1967.
20. The Marks brothers of Los Angeles. Part of an article from WESTERN STATES JEWISH HISTORICAL QUARTERLY, July 1979, in which Joshua Marks is claimed to be the builder of the track facility.
21. Horse car. Arcadia Tribune news photo showing horse car of the 1930s. August 16, 1973.
22. Santa Anita fans used red cars. News Post August 8, 1969.
23. Dear Sid. Letter to Mr. Platford from Chas. F. Outland regarding W.H. Hoffman, Jr. n.d.
24. Queen City's big oval; a mile through history. Arcadia Tribune March 16, 1978.
25. The Empire Builder. Excerpt of biographical article about Harry Chandler explaining how the Los Angeles Times attitude toward racing changed under the tutelage by Dr. Charles Strub. Copied at Santa Anita Park September 1980.
26. Sid Ziff's column on the opening of Santa Anita Park December 24, 1934. Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express. December 24, 1934.
27. Expect 60,000 fans at Santa Anita Park. Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express article and overhead photo showing layout of original 1934 Santa Anita Park December 24, 1934.
28. Race track start seen by throng. Pasadena Post March 27, 1934.
29. Horse race track permit for Baldwin Ranch given to Dr. Strub, Hal Roach. Pasadena Post January 19, 1934.
30. Southland to become horse racing center. Pasadena Post. February 19, 1933 with photos.
31. World's best horses to race at Santa Anita Park. Arcadia Tribune August 3, 1934.
32. Fifty Years Ago, racing went to war, too. THE RACING TIMES December 7, 1991. photos from Arcadia Public Library archives.
33. Huntington to have racy formal opening. CALIFORNIA LIFE vol. 36 no.1, January 10, 1935.
34. Beautiful Santa Anita Park, Los Angeles Turf Club's splendid new racing plant. CALIFORNIA LIFE. vol. 35 no 11 and 12, December, 1934.
35. Obituary, death record and articles about Hal Roach and his involvement with Dr. Charles Strub in building Santa Anita Park. He became the first President of Santa Anita Park. Died 11/2/1992.
36. "State Wars on Bookies." A house at 180 West Huntington Drive in Arcadia was raided and four men were arrested who were using binoculars to catch the race results and flashing them to bookmakers throughout the nation. Los Angeles Times, January 17, 1938. From Rancho Santa Anita Scrapbook #1, April 1936-Jan. 1, 1939, located at Arcadia Historical Society. One extra copy from ProQuest.
37. Behind the scenes at Santa Anita by John Marcy. WESTWAYS, March 1935, p. 30+.
38. Thundering Hoofs at Santa Anita. WESTWAYS, January 1941.
39. What Makes Whirly Run? Westways, December 1941, p. 20-21.
40. The Los Angeles Turf Club, Inc. Official Program Santa Anita Park First Day, Tuesday, December 25, 1934. Lists names of directors, general manager, racing officials.
41. Santa Anita racetrack brochure, compliments of the Automobile Club of Southern California. Contains history of Santa Anita Park, California Horse Racing Board members, Directors Los Angeles Turf Club, racing information, track records, racing officials, map of roads leading to Santa Anita Park, plot of track and grounds (drawing of the layout), diagrammatical drawing of the new grandstand and club house, stake program for winter meeting 1937-1938, and history of Santa Anita stakes from 1934 through March 12, 1938.
42. Facts, figures on big race (the Santa Anita Handicap). Los Angeles Times, February 27, 1937. How the world's richest stake was collected and how it will be distributed. The gross amount of $91,800 goes to the winner. Estimates of attendance, automobiles, and handle given here. Anita Baldwin will crown the winner with a floral horseshoe.
43. Record crowd may witness Santa Anita Handicap. Los Angeles Times, March 5, 1938. Attendance is estimated at 60,000 people, with an estimated $1,750,000 passing through the mutuels.
44. Advertisement showing race start time, general admission was $1.10, and Pacific Electric Railway round trip fare from Los Angeles was 50 cents. Los Angeles Times, December 24, 1936.
45. Advertisement for Santa Anita Derby, $50,000 added, general admission was $1.10 and Clubhouse admission was $2.20. Los Angeles Times, February 22, 1939.
46. Advertisement showing race start time, general admission was $1.10, Clubhouse admission was $2.20 and Pacific Electric Railway round trip fare from Los Angeles (6th and Main St. Station) was 55 cents. Los Angeles Times, December 30, 1940.
47. A) Santa Anita opens on Christmas day for a 53-day meet with celebrities and actresses Inez Courtney and Marian Marsh, also Hal Roach and Charles H. Strub. Time Magazine, December 24, 1934. B) Famous people who went to the races at Santa Anita Park include Bing Crosby, William Randolph Hearst, Fred Astaire, Mae West, Al Jolson, Marion Davies, Janet Gaynor, Irving Thalberg, Samuel Goldwyn, Norma Shearer, Frederick Moulton Alger (picture). Time Magazine, March 4, 1935. C) Fresh Batch-en route to Santa Anita Park are six little Biscuits, going on two years old. The first get of famed Seabiscuit will make their racing debuts during December 31-March 14). Their names are Sea Covey, Sea Patrol, Sea Skipper, Sea Mite, Sea Frolic, Sea Belle. Time Magazine, December 8, 1941. D) No More Pansies. Santa Anita race meeting, richest in the world, is called off for 1942, to be used by U.S. Army during wartime. Will mean losses in racing income, state taxes, work for the 4,300 track employees. $50,000 worth of freshly planted pansies were plowed under. Time Magazine, January 19, 1942.
48. Official Program March 4, 1939. Official Program March 1, 941.
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Santa Anita Park (1934-1942)
Item ID
200AF
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Santa Anita Park (1945-1980)

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1. Earlier days in Los Angeles - Prospects of horse racing at Santa Anita. news clip about 1944 season. June 13, 1969. 2. Sport of Kings. page from unknown source about the 1947-48 season. 3. The track that Doc built. COLLIERS March 13, 1948. 4. Doc's gold mine. TIME magazine January 31…
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1. Earlier days in Los Angeles - Prospects of horse racing at Santa Anita. news clip about 1944 season. June 13, 1969.
2. Sport of Kings. page from unknown source about the 1947-48 season.
3. The track that Doc built. COLLIERS March 13, 1948.
4. Doc's gold mine. TIME magazine January 31, 1949.
5. City sets tax rate. Pasadena Independent, circa August 22, 1951.
6. A day at the races. WESTWAYS January 1959.
7. Jewel of a track. SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. February 6, 1961.
8. Golden days at the dentist's. SPORTS ILLUSTRATED January 11, 1965.
9. Santa Anita opens public workouts with gala free horse show. Public relations sheet from Santa Anita for 1966-67 season.
10. Santa Anita fails to open gates. Arcadia News-Post December 26, 1969.
11. Labor dispute cancels opening of Santa Anita. Arcadia Tribune February 28, 1969.
12. Santa Anita National Horse Show July 2 through 8, 1979 - program. (SEE: Box 76)
13. Doc Strub's place. Los Angeles Times WEST magazine article March 8, 1970.
14. What would happen if the track closed. Daily News April 7, 1970.
15. Santa Anita track in midst of fourth decade. Arcadia Tribune August 11, 1971.
16. Santa Anita Turf Club property. page copied from Arcadia General Plan 1973.
17. Dear Arcadia. Letter from Robert Strub to citizens on Sunday race ban June 8, 1973. page 2 only. p.1 missing since 1984.
18. Sunday race fans bet less. Los Angeles Times July 24, 1973.
19. Sunday racing bill passes committee. Arcadia News-Post August 17, 1973.
20. Santa Anita head blasts council action. Arcadia News-Post June 7, 1973.
21. Sunday racing bill angers councilmen. Arcadia Tribune June 7, 1973.
22. Santa Anita fights Sunday racing ban. Arcadia Tribune June 10, 1973.
23. Council relents; citizens want Sunday racing. Arcadia News-Post June 14, 1973.
24. Arth outlines racing position. News Post June 15, 1973.
25. Council reversal seen on Sunday racing ban. Arcadia Tribune June 17, 1973.
26. Ban on Sunday racing retained. Arcadia Tribune July 1, 1973.
27. Council reacts on Sunday racing. Arcadia Tribune July 5, 1973.
28. Council rescinds Sunday racing law. Arcadia News Post. July 12, 1973.
29. Sunday racing fate near. Los Angeles Times July 15, 1973
30. Sunday racing ban lifted. Arcadia Tribune July 15, 1973.
31. Racing board approves season. Arcadia News Post. Arcadia News Post. July 17, 1973.
32. Sunday racing approved. Arcadia Tribune July 19, 1973.
33. Track will open today. Arcadia Tribune October 11, 1973.
34. Santa Anita opens today. Arcadia Tribune December 27, 1973.
35. Story of Santa Anita offered. Arcadia Tribune December 15, 1974.
36. Even $350,000 does not a championship make. Los Angeles Times October 27, 1975.
37. Rainy Santa Anita meeting has two $7 million days. Pacesetter-Highlander April 19, 1978.
38. Santa Anita plans no move to new track. Pasadena Star News July 19, 1978.
39. A birthday cake that's long, long, Longden. Arcadia Tribune February 11, 1979.
40. Santa Anita Park's biggest season opening one week from Saturday. Arcadia Tribune December 18, 1947.
41. Art at Santa Anita. THE BLOOD HORSE December 24, 1966.
42. Racing classic to open. Arcadia Tribune special tabloid to commemorate Oak Tree opening October 6, 1980.
43. Santa Anita: The great race place. Brochure gives history and introduction to the Park. n.d.
44. Interview done in 1976 by Arcadia High School students Mark Stanley and Randy Skomsvold with Arcadia school personnel, John Simmons; he is the man who heads the class conducted at Santa Anita Race Track on training young people in the intricacies of track management.
45. This is Santa Anita. Pamphlet from Los Angeles Turf Club, Inc. n.d.
46. Obituaries, death record, burial location, and articles about Dr. Charles H. Strub who with Hal Roach and some investors built Santa Anita Park. He served as vice-president and general manager of the Los Angeles Turf Club from 1934-1945 and executive vice-president since 1945. Died March 28, 1958.
47. "Santa Anita owns vast playgrounds at famous mile-high Lake Arrowhead." Discusses plans for Lake Arrowhead since the purchase by the Los Angles Turf Club in February, 1946.
48. A Day in the City : The Greens of Arcady (Santa Anita Park and the Arboretum) by Jack Smith. WESTWAYS, March 1968, p. 2-4.
49. Change at the Arcadia Oval, Joe Hernandez is gone and the Wine Shed has come and one player asks himself, will there always be a Santa Anita? by Michael Fessier Jr. WESTWAYS, April 1972, p. 51-54.
50. Riding into Dawn by Frances Halpern. WESTWAYS, December 1975, p. 25-27+.
51. By the way, with Bill Henry. Bill Henry of KHJ Radio describes a day at Santa Anita Park, including the Turf Club. Los Angeles Times, December 28, 1948.
52. Santa Anita a Palace for the Sport of Kings. Description of Santa Anita Park, including the chandeliers, by Kim Blair. Los Angeles Times, January 3, 1965.
53. Doc's Gold Mine, Charles H. Strub built Santa Anita Park (photo). Time Magazine, January 31, 1949.
54. Scoreboard: in Arcadia, Calif., Jockey Willie Shoemaker, 22, set a record, his 485th win. Time Magazine, January 11, 1954.
55. Santa Anita 25th Silver Anniversary Jubilee 1959-1960 winter racing brochure racing schedule.
56. Official Program February 27, 1946. Official Program March 16, 1946. Official Program March 5, 1947. Official Program December 31, 1956.
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Santa Anita Park (1945-1980)
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Santa Anita Park (1981-1990)

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1. Racing California's oasis: Santa Anita is prospering. New York Times February 5, 1989. 2. The King of Sports. Complimentary booklet by Santa Anita Park on the history of horse racing. 1981. 3. Santa Anita: a citizen of Arcadia, concerned, contributing, conscientious. Booklet attempting…
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1. Racing California's oasis: Santa Anita is prospering. New York Times February 5, 1989.
2. The King of Sports. Complimentary booklet by Santa Anita Park on the history of horse racing. 1981.
3. Santa Anita: a citizen of Arcadia, concerned, contributing, conscientious. Booklet attempting to show Santa Anita's contributions to Arcadia. January 1982.
4. What sport does L.A. follow? Complimentary handout sheet in Santa Anita Post Times. January 1983.
5. Santa Anita 50 years - 1934-1984. Newspaper booklet published in the Pasadena Star News February 28, 1985.
6. One day at Santa Anita. Pasadena Star News January 15, 1989.
7. The Santa Anita Spectacle. Color photo by Clyde Reavis. 1983.
8. Saenz earns promotion at Santa Anita Park. Arcadia Tribune. December 23, 1987.
9. Southern California ITW locations for Santa Anita Park. November 1988.
10. Everything you ever wanted to know about racing at Santa Anita but were afraid to ask. Second edition Santa Anita Park February 1984.
11. They're Off and Running by Joe Jares. Westways, October 1982, pp. 32-34.
12. Great Jockeys Santa Anita Folio I. Prints of painted images of jockeys: Sandy Hawley, Laffit Pincay, Jr., William Shoemaker, Chris McCarron, Darrel McHargue.
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Santa Anita Park (1981-1990)
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Santa Anita Park (1991-2000)

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1. Festival Santa Anita follow-up Report dated October 27 1994 from Don Penman, Project Consultant to the Mayor and embers of the City Council. 2. On the Fast Track. (Corey Nakatani, jockey) Los Angeles Times February 16, 1995. 3. News release from the Santa Anita Companies dated March 22, 19…
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1. Festival Santa Anita follow-up Report dated October 27 1994 from Don Penman, Project Consultant to the Mayor and embers of the City Council.
2. On the Fast Track. (Corey Nakatani, jockey) Los Angeles Times February 16, 1995.
3. News release from the Santa Anita Companies dated March 22, 1995. Santa Anita Files Application for Development of Arcadia Property.
4. Santa Anita has plan for Domed Theater. Los Angeles Times, San Gabriel Valley Section. December 5, 1993.
5. Doc Strub had a racing vision. Los Angeles Times, Section C, p.1. Column by Jim Murray. December 26, 1991.
6. Big Hoss Night at Santa Anita Park May 20, 1995. Flyer from Santa Anita Park for event sponsored by Cigna Healthcare for Seniors.
7. Proposed SART (Santa Anita Realty Enterprises, Inc) Commercial Entertainment Planned Development Project. 1995.
8. "There's nothing like the real thing," Pasadena Magazine Fall 1994.
9. A Day at the Races. L.A. Times Valley edition March 18, 1994.
10. Promotional brochure Santa Anita Park The Great Group Place. 1993.
11. Horse racing's biggest event returns to Santa Anita. Breeders' Cup 1993. Pasadena Star News Special Section November 5, 1993.
12. California's Railbird Heaven by William Murray. New York Times Magazine. March 6, 1994.
13. Winner's Circle vol. 1 no. 2, November 1995.
14. Santa Anita A-Z. c.1995 Booklet.
15. Tracks go for broke to attract younger clientele. Orange County Register. July 23, 1997.
16. Santa Anita Rebounds to stabilize on-track business. Publicity brochure, 1997.
17. Program for the 1-Million Santa Anita handicap on March 4, 2000 and the $1,000,000 Santa Anita Derby on April 8, 2000.
18. Staff report to the Mayor and City Council from Don Penman, Deputy City Manager/Development Services on review and recommendation to (1) Adopt Resolution 6086 reaffirming the City's support for live horse racing at Santa Anita Park and encouraging any new owners of the Santa Anita Racetrack to continue to conduct live horse racing at Santa Anita Park as one of the nation's pre-eminent horse racing facilities; and (2) Review the zoning and allowable uses on the race track property. November 17, 1998.
19. Four menus from opening day, December 26, 1999 from Frontrunner restaurant at Santa Anita Park, each with a different watercolor painted for the Los Angeles Turf Club by renowned artist Sandra Oppegard.
20. Wikipedia.org article about race horse Best Pal (1988-1998), a Santa Anita Handicap and Charles H. Strub Stakes winner in 1992. Retrieved from World Wide Web July 2, 2013. See also Arcadia Authors section in History Room for book Best Pal by James Val.
21. ESPN.com article about race horse Best Pal (1988-1998), a Santa Anita Handicap and Charles H. Strub Stakes winner in 1992. Retrieved from World Wide Web July 1, 2013. See also Arcadia Authors section in History Room for book Best Pal by James Val.
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Santa Anita Park (1991-2000)
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Santa Anita Park (2001-2010)

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1. Santa Anita Post Times March 30, 2001 promoting Derby Day. 2. Track Stars, horse racing reigns as a Southern California tradition -- Santa Anita. Information and color photos featuring places to see while visiting Santa Anita Park. Westways, January/February 2004, p. 67-69. 3. Santa Anita Pa…
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1. Santa Anita Post Times March 30, 2001 promoting Derby Day.
2. Track Stars, horse racing reigns as a Southern California tradition -- Santa Anita. Information and color photos featuring places to see while visiting Santa Anita Park. Westways, January/February 2004, p. 67-69.
3. Santa Anita Park advertisement for group events for 2003-2004 race season. "Santa Anita Park-the Great Group Place!"
4. Santa Anita Park Derby program, April 5, 2003.
5. "Off the beaten track" cover story of Los Angeles Times, Calendar Weekend section. March 10, 2005.
6. "Santa Anita Park 70th anniversary: where legends are born." News clipping, Pasadena Star News, December 26, 2004. Includes history of the race track and key players.
7. Santa Anita Park Legends magazine, Vol. 1, number 1. Copyright 2004.
8. $1 General Admission on Super Bowl Sunday, January 30, 2000.
9. Santa Anita Park - Group Events mailer - "Party like it's 1934."
10. Null.
11. Star Track: Santa Anita, the preferred race course of Golden Age Hollywood, is fighting for its life. Written by David Hay. Photographer Tim Street-Porter. House Beautiful magazine, May, 2001, p. 58, 60.
12. Magna Entertainment Corp., files Chapter 11, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, Case No. 09-10720.
13. "Notice of hearing to consider approval of disclosure statement..." in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware, In re Magna Entertainment Corp., et al., Chapter 11, Case No. 09-10720, dated February 18, 2010.
14. Brochure for group sales, showing interiors and exteriors of Santa Anita Park, including Directors' Room, FrontRunner, Club Plaza, Infield, Turf Club, Club Court, Reserved and Box Seats, and Meeting Rooms, for hosting parties and events. Undated. c. 2000s
15. The Seabiscuit Tram Tour at Santa Anita Park leaflet. Undated. c. 2000s.
16. United States Bankruptcy Court re: Magna Entertainment Corp., et al., Chapter 11. Notice to debtors. March 26, 2010.
Subjects
Santa Anita Park (2001-2010)
Item ID
261AF
Collection
Subject Files
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Santa Anita Park (2011-2020)

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1. CalPhil opens at Santa Anita. California Philharmonic Orchestra's Festival on the Green summer concerts opens on June 30 with a concert featuring singer Vanessa Carlton, USC Trojan Marching Band and pyrotechnics at Santa Anita Park. The Weekly Star (supplement to PSN, an edition of the Duartean,…
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1. CalPhil opens at Santa Anita. California Philharmonic Orchestra's Festival on the Green summer concerts opens on June 30 with a concert featuring singer Vanessa Carlton, USC Trojan Marching Band and pyrotechnics at Santa Anita Park. The Weekly Star (supplement to PSN, an edition of the Duartean, Monrovia News Post, Arcadia Tribune and Star-Temple City Editions), January 24, 2012.
2. Breeders' Cup World Championships Official Track Program, Saturday, November 3, 2012.
3. 626 Night Market, 2013 Summer Garden Nights at Santa Anita Park. Guide to food booths. 626 Night Market, in its second year, is the largest Asian night market in America. Two copies. A) Shows all dates this summer. B) Shows July and August dates.
4. City of Arcadia pamphlet of local shopping, dining, attraction, Santa Anita Park information for visitors. Arcadia Welcomes You to the 2013 Breeders' Cup World Championships. 2 copies.
5. Santa Anita opening: blue skies and blue jeans. Pasadena Star News, p. A3, January 6, 2014. With pictures of $15 million renovation of the clubhouse and Chandelier Room, Alan Balch, Jane Goldstein, and Peggy Whittingham.
6. George Haines leaves Santa Anita; new president Tom Lundt is in. Arcadia Weekly, April 3, 2014.
7. Interview on the 20th anniversary of Santa Anita Derby Day 5K with Santa Anita Park Director of Special Projects, Pete Siberell. Arcadia Weekly, April 3, 2014.
8. Hang gliders land at Santa Anita Park (Jeff Chipman and Ron Keinan). The Weekly Star, April 13, 2014.
9. New dirt on way to track this summer, to resurface and renovate the main track, says Dennis Moore. It will be safer and easier to maintain. The Weekly Star (supplement to Pasadena Star News), June 15, 2014.
10. Santa Anita's future development plans. Santa Anita Park chairman Keith Brackpool says the track might add 800 horse stable barns in the north parking lot area, build two high class restaurants, and potentially develop a major retail/entertainment component that could include a hotel, August 17, 2014. Retrieved from www.Arcadiasbest.com, August 23, 2014.
11. Special supplement Santa Anita Park's autumn meeting and Breeders' Cup, Pasadena Star News September 25, 2014.
12. Santa Anita Park Spring Meet April 24-June 28, with picture of jockey Victor Espinoza. Special supplement in Pasadena Star News (San Gabriel Valley Tribune Newspapers), April 24, 2015.
13. Santa Anita Park winter meet preview, Dec 26, 2016-April 9, 2017. Insert in Pasadena Star News.
14. Santa Anita Park facing changes. The company that owns and manages Santa Anita Park is restructuring to better monetize the race track. Pasadena Star News, October 17, 2017.
15. Santa Anita main track set to re-open for training Sept. 3, as horses prepare for 2017 Autumn Meet opener on September 29. Stable area to begin welcoming horses on Sept 1, breakfast venue Clockers' Corner, open on Sept 2. Sandy loam main track removed. Bandera Bermuda turf course reinvigorated.
16. Future of Santa Anita Park in question. Owners paint dire picture for operations without significant upgrades, expansions. The Weekly Star, January 14, 2018.
17. At Arcadia City Council meeting, Santa Anita Park Race Track announces racing closure following horse deaths (horses euthanized). By Galen Patterson, Arcadia Weekly, March 7, 2019.
18. Stronach Group announced closure of Santa Anita Park Race Track for live racing and training (horses euthanized). By Terry Miller, Arcadia Weekly, March 7, 2019.
Subjects
Santa Anita Park (2011-2020)
Item ID
297AF
Collection
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Santa Anita Park, 1907-1909

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Arcadia's First Racetrack -- Known locally as "The Old Baldwin Racetrack," Santa Anita Park opened December 7, 1907 at the site of today's Santa Anita Golf Course. This racetrack represented the realization of Lucky Baldwin's greatest ambition. "I desire no other monument," said Baldwin when the fi…

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Arcadia's First Racetrack -- Known locally as "The Old Baldwin Racetrack," Santa Anita Park opened December 7, 1907 at the site of today's Santa Anita Golf Course. This racetrack represented the realization of Lucky Baldwin's greatest ambition. "I desire no other monument," said Baldwin when the first day's races at his new track had been run. "This is the greatest thing I have ever done, and I am satisfied." In 1909, horseracing was banned throughout the State. Santa Anita Park closed on April 17, 1909. In 1912, the grandstand burned.
Item ID
98W
Collection
Paintings
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Santa Anita Park looking across the track toward grandstand. There is a sulky and driver on the track. This photo appears on xerox of material from Santa Anita Park vertical file (Arcadia-Santa Anita Park-1907-1912 #8).

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Date
c.1907

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2019 Breeders' Cup will be held at Santa Anita Park for the 10th time, after a 2-year hiatus from Santa Anita Park.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
September 5, 2019
Pages
p. 2
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
September 5, 2019
Pages
p. 2
Subjects
Santa Anita Park-2011-2020
Breeders' Cup
Horses and horse racing
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Opening day at Santa Anita Park is featured.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
December 27, 1995
Pages
p. A3 photos
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
December 27, 1995
Pages
p. A3 photos
Subjects
Santa Anita Park, 1991-2000
Item ID
5518AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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General items regarding Santa Anita Park

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
January 8, 1942 p. 1 (closed to racing for duration)
September 11, 1944 p. 1 (released by Army)
September 14, 1944 p. 1 (racing resumes)
November 21, 1946 p. 1 (admission tax)
December 29, 1946 p. 3 (picture)
March 23, 1950 p. 12 (first track)
February 21, 1955 p. 1 (historical park museum has lumber from Lucky Baldwins race track buildings)
December 22, 1955 p. 10 (aerial drawing of tracks0
April 11, 1960 p. 1 (battle for control)
April 28, 1960 p. 1 ( " )
May 2, 1960 p. 1 ( " )
December 8, 1960 p. 1 (helicopter landing studied)
June 14, 1964 p. 1 (assessed valuation increased)
March 29, 1973 p. 1 (behind the scenes)
August 16, 1973 p. C-2 (Grandstand improvement)
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
January 8, 1942 p. 1 (closed to racing for duration)
September 11, 1944 p. 1 (released by Army)
September 14, 1944 p. 1 (racing resumes)
November 21, 1946 p. 1 (admission tax)
December 29, 1946 p. 3 (picture)
March 23, 1950 p. 12 (first track)
February 21, 1955 p. 1 (historical park museum has lumber from Lucky Baldwins race track buildings)
December 22, 1955 p. 10 (aerial drawing of tracks0
April 11, 1960 p. 1 (battle for control)
April 28, 1960 p. 1 ( " )
May 2, 1960 p. 1 ( " )
December 8, 1960 p. 1 (helicopter landing studied)
June 14, 1964 p. 1 (assessed valuation increased)
March 29, 1973 p. 1 (behind the scenes)
August 16, 1973 p. C-2 (Grandstand improvement)
Subjects
Santa Anita Park
Item ID
4177AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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