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Birdseye view of race horse "Las Palmas" winning the first race at Santa Anita Park on Christmas Day, Arcadia, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
December 25, 1934
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Birdseye view of about 7 race horses at the end of the first race on opening day at Santa Anita Park, with "Las Palmas" in front, just across the finish line. Horse numbers visible include, L to R: 5, 8, 74, 2 and 6. Fifteen men in suits and hats stand on the turf beyond the track.
Santa Anita Park, the oldest thoroughbred racetrack in Southern California, opened on December 25, 1934.
Text from newspaper caption: Here's Las Palmas winning the first race, followed by Gateway and Quick Flight, with Kent and Bon Amour just out of the money. Jack Westrove rode the victor. [Photo standalone page: "Colorful Santa Anita Opening Draws Crowd of 39,000 People." Los Angeles Times 26 Dec. 1934: 8]
Text from negative sleeve: Racing - Santa Anita. 1934. 3054. [box 8].
b&w nitrate negative
Bon Amour (Race horse)
Las Palmas (Race horse)
Quick Flight (Race horse)
Gateway (Race horse)
Race horses
Kent (Race horse)
Horse racetracks
Horse racing--California--Arcadia
Westrope, Jack Gordon, , 1918-1958
Santa Anita Park (Arcadia, Calif.)
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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