BALDWIN AVENUE TO BE CLOSED SOUTH OF 210 FREEWAY FOR SANTA ANITA DERBY 5K RUN & WALK NEXT SATURDAY, APRIL 6; CLOSURE TO BE IN EFFECT FROM 7:45 A.M. TO 9:30 A.M.
ARCADIA, Calif. (March 30, 2019)–With the Grade I, $1 million Santa Anita Derby looming large next Saturday, April 6, fans and horsemen are advised that Baldwin Ave. will be closed to vehicular traffic between the 210 Freeway and Huntington Drive from 7:45 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. on Derby Day morning in order to accommodate foot traffic related to Santa Anita’s annual Derby Day 5k Run and Walk.
Accordingly, Santa Anita’s Gate 8, which adjoins the Westfield Shopping Mall on Baldwin Ave., and Gate 7, at the track’s northwest perimeter, will also be closed to vehicles during the same time frame.
Those wishing to visit Clockers’ Corner on Derby Day morning will be able to enter the track at Santa Anita’s northeastern perimeter, via Gate 5, or on the track’s southern perimeter, via Gate 3 at Holly Ave. Gates 3 and 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, while Gate 5 is situated at the confluence of Colorado Place and Huntington Drive.
For additional information on the Grade I, $1 million Santa Anita Derby, the Grade I, $600,000 Santa Anita Handicap and the Derby Day 5k Run and Walk next Saturday, April 6, fans are encouraged to visit santaanita.com, or call (626) 574-RACE.