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Kentucky Derby, Oaks top weekend racing

The Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks capture worldwide attention this weekend while British and Japanese 3-year-olds also crank things up.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

A look at weekend Thoroughbred racing

Spring is busting out all over this weekend with Kentucky Derby preps in the East and West, and opening days at Keeneland and Pimlico
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

One Kentucky Derby favorite moved forward in weekend racing while another suffered a setback and a third blazed into the picture anew.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Canadian turf races top weekend racing

In the lull between the Arc and British Champion Day, an international cast is lined up for Sunday's big turf races in Canada.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

A look at weekend horse racing

With Del Mar and Saratoga in the rear-view mirror, the eyes of Thoroughbred racing now are focused on the year-end championship events.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI RacingWriter
UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Embarrassment of riches in weekend racing

It's an embarrassment of riches around the world in weekend Thoroughbred racing.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

The Kentucky Derby may be "Presented by Yum! Brands" but it looks like it could be dominated this year by Todd Pletcher.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
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Santa Anita Oaks is an American Grade I Thoroughbred horse race held annually in mid March at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. Open to three-year-old fillies willing to race 8.5 furlongs (1 1/16 miles) on the dirt, it currently offers a purse of $300,000.

Inaugurated in 1935 as a race for two-year-olds, it originated as the Santa Susana Stakes. In 1952 the race became the Santa Susana Handicap then in 1958 reverted to the Santa Susana Stakes. In 1986 it was given its current designation as the Santa Anita Oaks.

Since inception, the race has been set at various distances:

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Santa Anita Oaks."
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