Thursday, November 03, 2005

Santa Anita Park, Part 2

Santa Anita Park is the site of the "Santa Juanita Race Track" at the end of Charlie Chan at the Race Track, our Monday Night Chat Room Movie at www.charliechan.info (8:00 PM to 10:00 P.M. [EST], we start our tapes/DVDs at 8:30).
I thought you might want to know that the record for total among bet in a single day at the park was $36,264,799 on November 6, 1993.
The Santa Anita Foundation has give $27, 200,000 to assorted charitable and benevolent organizations since opening day.
There have been some 120,000,00 people who have been to Santa Anita Park over the last 70+ years.
(Diagram of the 1 1/4 mile track at Santa Anita Park)
Bettors at the park have wagered a total of $43,595,744,634, or almost 43.6 BILLION dollars.
Does anyone have smelling salts because this may be more than I can handle!?!

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