116. Santa Anita Race Track

Horse racing is an American tradition dating back the country's beginnings. In Southern California, there are variety of tracks, including Santa Anita, Del Mar, Alamitos, and the Fairplex. Santa Anita Park is in Arcadia, California, just a few miles northeast Los Angeles. The track features thoroughbred horse racing, is one of the premier tracks in the . It is located near the base of the Gabriel Mountains, and is known for its beautiful . Many important races are run yearly, including the Anita Derby and the Santa Anita Handicap. It also played host to six Breeder's Cup races 1986.

The park features a one-mile racing track, 26,000 capacity grandstand to accommodate visitors, 61 barns more than 2,000 horses. It has an infield inside the track that can accommodate an additional ,000 spectators. The infield is one of the most features the park has to offer. It is setting where people can bring their own food, , chairs, and blankets to enjoy a leisurely day on the horses, or just picnicking. It is beautiful setting for both adults, and children. Not visitor to the park is a bettor, though. people come to Santa Anita just to enjoy atmosphere, good weather, and food.

There are various to bet on a horse at Santa Anita, at any racetrack. The most common is to a horse to win a race. Bettors can bet on a horse to come in second, is called to place, or to come in , called show. Additionally, bettors can place a bet a horse to win, place, or show, which a person is betting a horse that will in at least third. There are other methods betting, including the Daily Double, where a bettor to pick the winner of two horse races are established by the track. Pick Six is popular betting venue. In this bet, a bettor the winner of six races, which is very , but the payout is substantial.