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Title
Horses race out of the gate on Derby Day at Santa Anita, February 22, 1937
Date Created and/or Issued
February 22, 1937
Publication Information
Los Angeles Daily News
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Daily News Negatives
Rights Information
US
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Horses race out of the gate at a $50,000 Derby day at the Santa Anita racetrack on February 22, 1937. The crowd in attendance was estimated at 45,000 spectators. Twenty-three horses raced that day, beating out the Kentucky Derby's record of twenty-two starting horses at that time. The $50,000 purse was won by the horse Fairy Hill.
Text from original nitrate sleeve: Animals - Race Horses - Tracks - Santa Anita - Around the Paddock.
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1387_12643-17
12643
ark:/21198/zz0025fpmz
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Lifestyle
Sports
Horse racetracks
Horse racing--California--Arcadia
Entertainment
Horses--California--Arcadia
Source
Los Angeles Daily News Negatives

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