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Suites at Santa Anita

THE 100-TO-1 CLUB

THE DIRECTORS' ROOM

CLUB COURT

Silks 5th Floor

Baldwin Terrace Conference Room

Winner's Terrace

CLOCKERS’ CORNER

INFIELD

FRONTRUNNER

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Sitting high above Santa Anita's main track.

Sitting high above Santa Anita's main track, enjoy the indoor comforts with a resplendent panorama view of the San Gabriel Mountains as a backdrop. (Premium Seating available). 

  • Full-service, indoor restaurant. 

  • Seasonal menu. 

  • Each table includes a private HDTV.

  • Live tellers and wagering machines conveniently located nearby. 

  • To reserve a table over the phone, please call 626-574-6366

For Groups 20 or more, please call our Groups Department 626-574-6400 or fill out this form form

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LE MERIDIEN PASADENA ARCADIA
130 W Huntington Dr, Arcadia, CA 91007
(626) 777-6699

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GENERAL INFORMATION

BE RESPECTFUL OF HORSES

The Thoroughbred’s and patron’s safety is very important to us. Please do not make unnecessary noise or sudden movements when you are around the horses.

WAGERING

Don’t hesitate to ask our patrons services any questions that you have about wagering. Please be aware of other patrons also trying to place wagers. After you wager, don’t forget to check your ticket.

ALLOWED IN THE INFIELD & APRON

Coolers, containers, bags, and folding chairs. All items are subject to inspection by Santa Anita Park security prior to entry. These items are only allowed in the Infield & the Apron.

PROHIBITED ITEMS

Absolutely no alcoholic beverages, glass containers, balls, balloons, bicycles, skateboards, rollerblades, frisbees, flags, kites, tables, canopies, coolers, backpacks, chairs or easy-up tents are allowed in the park. No animals other than licensed service animals.

DRESS ETIQUETTE

Although there isn’t a specific dress code, patrons are expected to dress appropriately in the Club House Areas. This includes Silks, Suites at Santa Anita, the Chandelier Room, and the Eddie Logan Suite. Please check for dress requirements for different events before attending an event in these areas.

HANDICAPPED INFORMATION

There are specially marked areas designated for wheelchairs in the Club House behind the reserved seat section G and in the Grandstand behind section M. There is handicapped parking available at all parking gates.

WIFI SERVICE

Santa Anita does provide public WiFi throughout the property. Look for specially marked “WiFi Hot Spot” Signs for the best locations.

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EXPLORE OWNERSHIP
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The Seabiscuit Tram Tour powered by MyRacehorse is back!

Join the early morning crowd and enjoy breakfast at Clockers’ Corner before this fun and FREE tram ride. This is truly a unique experience!

Board the Seabiscuit Tram Tour near Clockers’ Corner and take a FREE guided tour of The Great Race Place. The excursion will include visits to the stable area, official Receiving Barn, Paddock Gardens and a drive by Seabiscuit's original barn and stall. Participants will also walk through the normally restricted jockey's and silks room and saddling paddock. The tour will continue through the walking ring, including its topiaries and statuary and will conclude visiting the carriage horses in their home underneath the grandstand. Watch morning workouts and enjoy breakfast at Clockers’ Corner before this truly unique experience. Clockers’ Corner is located at the far West side of the grandstand on the track apron.

Saturday's and Sunday's December 30 - April 7 - excluding Feb 11, Mar 2 & Apr 6.
Tours depart from Clockers' Corner Saturdays at 9:45 am.
Tram is Wheelchair Accessible.
Parking and admission are free. Free parking is available through Gate 8 off Baldwin Avenue.

To reserve your spot, please visit www.santaanita.com/tramtour or call (626) 574-6677.

Filming at
Santa Anita Park

Santa Anita Park is a prime location for filming since it opened in 1934. The list of movies and television shows using our location range from comedies, dramas, and featured dozens of iconic stars, from Mae West to Johnny Depp. Covering over 320 acres our vast parking lots, beautifully manicured grounds, art deco decor, and picturesque mountain backdrop are a location scouts dream.

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DIRECTIONS TO SANTA ANITA PARK

ADDRESS
285 W HUNTINGTON DR. ARCADIA, CA 91007
P +1 (626) 574-7223

Santa Anita Park is conveniently located in Arcadia, California - Near Pasadena and within driving distance of San Gabriel, Monrovia, Glendale, and Los Angeles.

BALDWIN GATE (PARKING GATE 8)

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Gate 8 is the patron entrance off of Baldwin Ave. It's the best entrance for South Admission Gate, Horsemen Entrance, and Executive Offices. General and Handicapped parking available.

TRAVELING WEST ON THE 210 FREEWAY

From the 210 West, exit Baldwin Ave. Turn right on Foothill Blvd., then right on Baldwin Ave. Go south on Baldwin Ave. until you see the entrance to Gate #8 (look for a signboard). Turn left into Gate #8. Stay left at the fork to enter Santa Anita Park.

TRAVELING EAST ON THE 210 FREEWAY

From the 210 East, exit Baldwin Ave. Make a right on Baldwin Ave. Go south on Baldwin Ave. until you see the entrance to Gate #8 (look for large signboard). Turn left into Gate #8. Stay left at the fork to enter Santa Anita Park.

CLUBHOUSE GATE (PARKING GATE 5)

HUNTINGTON GATE (PARKING GATE 3)

COLORADO/INFIELD GATE (PARKING GATE 6)

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1/ST Rewards at Santa Anita Park

The Official Rewards Program of 1/ST

Welcome to 1/ST Rewards. By joining 1/ST Rewards, you will earn Points every time you play the races at Santa Anita Park. Plus, link your 1/ST Rewards account to an Xpressbet or 1/ST Bet online wagering account and you will also be rewarded when you bet online.  And the more you play with 1/ST Rewards, the more you earn.  With Points, Multipliers and Status achieved with every bet you make, your Rewards can add up quickly!

NEW USERS: GET A 10% REBATE, UP TO $5,000 PLUS EARN 2X POINTS THROUGH THE END OF THE YEAR - USE PROMO CODE: VIP5000

How to Earn 1/ST Rewards Points

  • Earn 4 Points for every dollar you wager on 1/ST Racing tracks on live races (on track)

  • Earn 3 Points for every dollar you wager at Santa Anita Park on simulcast races

  • Earn 2 Points for every dollar you wager on every track at Xpressbet or 1/ST Bet

How to Sign Up for 1/ST Rewards

The easiest way to enroll is to open a Xpressbet or 1/ST Bet account online.  Sign Up at 1st.com/bet, or by visiting us at the Rewards Center, formerly known as the Thoroughbred's Center. If you already have an online account, you’re automatically enrolled in 1/ST Rewards.  Just visit the Rewards Center to pick up your free Rewards Card. If you’d like to enroll in 1/ST Rewards without opening an online account, please visit us at the Rewards Center.

The 1/ST Rewards Card 

In order to use 1/ST Rewards, you must pick up a free 1/ST Rewards Card at the Rewards Center. Swipe it every time you bet to earn Rewards Points for your wagers.

  1. Visit the Rewards Center, formerly the Thoroughbred's Center.

  2. Request a ‘1/ST Rewards Card.’ 

  3. Provide your driver’s license or other government issued identification. If you are an online customer, bring your Account Number and PIN as well.

  4. Provide your Rewards Card to a teller or swipe at any wagering terminal to start earning your points.

Redeem Your Points for Rewards on track or online

Once you start accumulating Points, you can redeem them for great items at the 1/ST Rewards Desk or in the app.

  • Wagering Vouchers

  • Racing Programs

  • Dining Certificates

  • Reserved Seating

  • Free Gifts and more

Learn More about 1/ST Rewards

Click here for more information about 1/ST Rewards, including our Full Rewards Catalog and FAQ’s.

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THE HISTORY of

Santa anita park

1907

Elias J. “Lucky” Baldwin, cash in hand, opens the original Santa Anita Park racetrack, a few blocks east of its current location, in what is now Arcadia Park. At the time owns much of Pasadena, Sierra Madre and Arcadia.

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1934

After the legalization of pari-mutuel gambling in 1933, San Francisco dentist Dr. Charles H. Strub and movie mogul, Hal Roach, create a new Santa Anita Park in its current location at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains and find success despite being in the midst of the Great Depression.

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1935

The inaugural running of the Santa Anita Handicap is won by Azucar. The race’s build up and running, with its purse being an unheard of at the time $100,000, makes front page news of the Los Angeles times.

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1940

Seabiscuit wins the 1940 Santa Anita Handicap after two previous attempts; the magnetic starting gate is first introduced into the Santa Anita Park meet.

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1942

After the bombing of Pearl Harbor in December of 1941, Santa Anita Park was requisitioned by the federal government to be used as an assembly center for Japanese Americans and then as a training and ordnance facility know as "Camp Santa Anita."

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1969

Tuesdee Testa becomes the first female jockey to win a race at Santa Anita Park.

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1978

Affirmed and Laffit Pincay Jr. win the Santa Anita Derby to set them on their run towards the 1978 Triple Crown title. Affirmed would go on to claim all three Triple Crown races that year and win Horse of the Year.

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1980

Spectacular Bid, with Bill Shoemaker aboard, has a perfect 1980 season.

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1982

John Henry wins his second Santa Anita Handicap, and is hailed as a modern-day Seabiscuit. Both horses are now immortalized in the Santa Anita Park statuary.

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1983

Santa Anita Park’s legendary announcer, Trevor Denman, joins Santa Anita and remained as its voice for 33 years before calling it quits at the end of 2015.

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1984

Santa Anita Park plays host to equestrian events at the 1984 Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles, California.

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1986

Santa Anita Park hosts its first Breeders’ Cup World Championships. This spectacular event features the world's greatest horses, jockeys and trainers on one stage competing for millions of dollars. It would be the first of many that Santa Anita Park would host.

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1987

Hall of Famer Laffit Pincay Jr. wins seven races in one day. Legendary hornblower, Jay Cohen, joins Santa Anita Park and persists as its iconic trumpeter today.

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1990

Bill Shoemaker’s last ride and farewell speech at Santa Anita Park. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1958 and had one of the most memorable careers in Thoroughbred racing.

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1999

The opening of the FrontRunner restaurant. The FrontRunner sits atop the Grandstands on the 5th floor featuring a 215 ft long bar and a seasonally revolving menu.

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2002

Filming of the movie “Seabiscuit” takes place at Santa Anita Park with jockey Gary Stevens playing the role of George Woolf. “Seabiscuit” in the film is played by Fighting Furrari, who still entertains fans at Santa Anita Park today.

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2005

Introduction of the Tokyo City Cup at Santa Anita, a celebration of its sister track in Japan, Ohi Racetrack.

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2009

Zenyatta becomes the first female to win the Breeders’ Cup Classic hosted at Santa Anita Park, helping her remain undefeated. With that win she also became the first to ever win two different Breeders' Cup races and her victory is remembered by many as the greatest moment in Breeders' Cup history.

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2012

Zenyatta becomes one of three horses to be honored with a statue in the Santa Anita paddock gardens, joining 1930's star Seabiscuit and 1980's fan favorite John Henry.

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2013

The Great Race Place went through a makeover of over $15 million in renovations including a brand new Club House Mezzanine featuring new eateries and state of the art HD television screens. The iconic Chandelier Room was also redesigned along with the inclusion of the new Eddie Logan Suite.

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2014

Hosted the Breeders’ Cup World Championships an unprecedented three years in a row. The two day event set a record in attendance and would be the eighth time Santa Anita played host to this world class event.

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2015

Triple Crown Champion American Pharoah returns to Santa Anita Park to parade in front of over 28,000 fans in attendance. American Pharoah became the first horse in over 37 years to capture the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes.

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2016

Two tremendous battles unfolded in the 2016 Breeders' Cup World Championship hosted for a record ninth time at Santa Anita Park. Beholder wins the Distaff in a thrilling stretch battle over the undefeated Songbird. The Breeders' Cup Classic followed with an epic battle as Arrogate chased down heavy favorite California Chrome, surpassing his rival at the wire.

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2018

Justify wins the Grade 1 Santa Anita Derby en route to capturing the elusive Triple Crown, joining Seattle Slew as only the second undefeated three year old to do so.

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