April 8th 2017 - Summertime Oaks video
Summertime Oaks at Santa Anita Park
Summertime Oaks is held every June
Santa Anita Park is host to the Summertime Oaks race in June. Only 3-year-old fillies are entitled to compete in this dirt track event, which has been run since 1946 and currently features at just over 8 furlongs. The distance has been altered over the years, most recently in 2012. The current record for this thoroughbred race (at its current distance) is 1:41.55 and was set by House of Fortune in 2004. The race has a purse of $200,000 and was last won by Faypien in 2017 at a time of 1 minute and 43 seconds.
Other popular horse races at Santa Anita Park are the Santa Anita Derby and the Santa Anita Handicap