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Santa Anita Awarded 2013 Breeders Cup
The Breeders' Cup announced overnight that the 30th Breeders' Cup World Championships, consisting of 15 races and purses totaling more than US$25 million, will be held at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California, November 1-2, 2013. Santa Anita has hosted the Breeders' Cup World Championships 5 times, most recently back-to-back editions in 2008 and 2009, both of which set new records for attendance and wagering. According to a study by Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation, the Breeders' Cup generated in excess of US$60 million in economic impact in the Los Angeles area in both 2008 and 2009.