Arcadia, California: Statue of Seabiscuit

The famous long-shot race horse, frozen in bronze. Seabiscuit himself helped unveil the statue in February 1941.

Address:
Civic Center Pl., Arcadia, CA
Directions:
Santa Anita Park. In the garden paddock.
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Statue Of Seabiscuit

Statue of Seabiscuit at Santa Anita.

[Mike & Sarah, 05/20/2021]

Sculpted from life by Hughlette "Tex" Wheeler. The race horse that no one expected to win (but did) helped unveil the statue himself in February 1941. As an underdog, he attracted devoted fans who normally cared nothing about horse racing, and retired in 1940 as the most famous horse in the world.


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