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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

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrapup 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

Wrapup 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

It was a tough weekend for top Kentucky Derby contenders, as upsets were the rule in important prep races like Gulfstream Park's Florida Derby and the San Felip
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Kentucky Derby prep races are supposed to be unpredictable - filled with young horses trying new challenges as they mature in a springtime of hope.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of the weekend's Thoroughbred stakes action
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of the weekend's Grade I Thoroughbred racing action
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Longshot takes Kentucky Oaks

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 3 (UPI) -- Friday's $500,000 Kentucky Oaks shaped up as a showdown between the best 3-year-old filly in the east, Take Charge Lady, and the best of the west, You.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of the weekend's Thoroughbred Grade I stakes action.
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:

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Santa Anita Oaks."
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