BALDWIN AVE. CLOSED FOR DERBY DAY 5K WALK & RUN, TRAFFIC TO BE RE-ROUTED SOUTH OF 210 ON SATURDAY, CLOSURE IN EFFECT FROM 7:30 A.M. TO 9:30 A.M.

ARCADIA, Calif. (April 5, 2012)—Baldwin Ave. will be closed from the 210 Freeway to Huntington Drive temporarily early Saturday morning in order to accommodate Santa Anita’s annual Derby Day 5K Walk and Run. The closure will apply to vehicular traffic from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Accordingly, Santa Anita’s Gate 8, which adjoins the Westfield Shopping Mall on Baldwin Ave., and Gate 7, at the track’s northeast end, will also be closed to vehicles during the same time frame.

Those wishing to visit Santa Anita’s popular Clockers’ Corner venue at the top of the stretch will be able to enter on Santa Anita’s east end, through Gate 5, or Gate 3, on the track’s southern perimeter. Gates 3 & 5 will be open for easy access to Clockers’ Corner beginning at 5 a.m. and will remain open throughout the day. Santa Anita’s main track will be closed for training at 7:30 a.m.

Gate 3 is located at the intersection of Holly Ave. and Huntington Drive. Gate 5 is located on the east-end of the racetrack, at the confluence of Colorado Place and Huntington Drive. For additional information on the Santa Anita Derby and on the Derby Day 5K Walk and Run, fans are encouraged to visit www.santaanita.com, or call (626) 574-RACE.

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