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Santa Anita Derby Probable Contenders

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HorseTrainerStatus
Extra HopeR. MandellaProbable
Game Winner B. BaffertProbable
InstagrandJ. HollendorferPossible
Nolo ContestoJ. SadlerProbable
RoadsterB. BaffertProbable
SynthesisG. PapaprodromouProbable

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What day is the Santa Anita Derby? The Santa Anita Derby is run on April 6, 2019.

What time is the Santa Anita Derby? The Santa Anita Derby is part of a full card of racing at Santa Anita Park, including six other stakes races. Post time for the Santa Anita Derby will be announced in early April.

Where is the Santa Anita Derby run? The Santa Anita Derby is run at Santa Anita Park, in Arcadia, California.

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Santa Anita Derby Day
Stakes Races

Race NameGradePurseDistance/SurfaceRestrictions
Santa Anita DerbyI$1,000,000 1 1/8 Mile3 YO
Santa Anita HandicapI$600,000 1 1/4 Mile4 & UP
Santa Anita OaksI$400,000 1 1/16 MileF, 3 YO
Royal Heroine StakesII$200,000 1 Mile (Turf)F/M, 4 & UP
Echo Eddie Stakes $200,000 6 1/2 F3 YO
Evening Jewel Stakes $200,000 6 1/2 FF, 3 YO
Providencia StakesIII$150,000 1 1/8 (Turf)F, 3YO

Santa Anita
Derby History

Inaugurated in 1935, the Santa Anita Derby is the main West Coast prep for the Kentucky Derby. Since its inception, six Santa Anita Derby winners have gone on to win the Kentucky Derby. The Santa Anita Derby is contested by 3-year-olds at a distance of 1 1/8 miles (9 furlongs). Hall of Famer jockey Gary Stevens and trainer Bob Baffert have won the Santa Anita Derby nine and six times, respectively.

News

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11.2.2018

Game Winner Overcomes Wide Trip, Wins Breeders’ Cup Juvenile

The anticipated showdown between Bob Baffert’s Game Winner and Chad Brown’s Complexity never materialized in the 2018 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile at Churchill Downs on Friday, November 2 as Game Winn...

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12.10.2018

Game Winner Dominates Tale of 2YO Tape

Saturday’s Los Alamitos Futurity put a lid on 23 graded stakes this season for the 2-year-old males. To no one’s surprise, Bob Baffert ran 1-2 with Improbable and Mucho Gusto. The season’s last ...

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3.1.2019

Roadster 'Back on Kentucky Derby Trail' After Santa Anita Allowance Win

ARCADIA, Calif. (March 1, 2019) – Idle since running third to eventual Grade I Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner Game Winner Sept. 3, Bob Baffert’s Roadster returned to the races today with aplomb...

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3.9.2019

Haikal Spoils Instagrand's Return, Wins Gotham Stakes

OZONE PARK, N.Y. - Following a win in his stakes debut, Shadwell Stable's Haikal proved he could handle a step up in class, making a strong rally from the outside in the final furlong to run down t...

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3.17.2019

Who Aced Their Mid-Terms on the Kentucky Derby Trail?

Mid-terms came to a close Saturday at Oaklawn Park for the 2019 Triple Crown trail. From here out, it’s final exam time, starting with this weekend’s Louisiana Derby at Fair Grounds and Sunland De...

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3.28.2019

Jon White's First 2019 Derby Strikes

The first strikes for the May 4 Kentucky Derby can now be revealed. Back in 1999, I developed my Derby Strikes System. The system consists of nine key factors. When a horse does not qualify in one of...

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