Kids Off The Couch LA: Secretariat + Santa Anita Park

A Visit to the Winner's Circle

 Everything changes so fast in Los Angeles that it can be a real treat to experience something that's been around for ages. Our kids loved hearing stories about their grandmother's trips to Santa Anita Park with her friends way back in ancient times (i.e., the 1970s). When we decided to go visit Santa Anita, it was like reliving Grandma's stories. We visited the Winner's Circle and the infield, then we hung out at the rail to watch the buglers play and the horses speed by. We had a wonderful day even though (unlike Grandma) we didn't place a single bet! And we got another visit to the past when we checked out Secretariat, the 2010 movie about the greatest race horse of all time. Starring Diane Lane and John Malkovich, Secretariat took us into the world of horse racing as well as right down onto the race track itself, as we followed the story of the great Triple Crown winner. We found the movie inspiring and exciting, and it had a special meaning to us when we watched it right after seeing Thoroughbreds in action at the track! (Click here for our tips on visiting the track, a Food Truck Festiv...


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