Ancient Title Stakes
|Grade I race|
|Location||Santa Anita Park
Arcadia, California, United States, United States
|Race type||Thoroughbred - Flat racing|
|Qualification||Three-year-olds & Up|
|Purse||$300,000 (since 2014)|
The Santa Anita Sprint Championship is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually in early October at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. Open to horses three years old and up, it is run at the sprint distance of 6 furlongs (approximately 1,200 metres). The Grade I event currently carries a $300,000 purse.
The race was originally named in honor of the California-bred horse Ancient Title, a two-time California Horse of the Year and a National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame inductee. The name was changed in 2012.
- 1:07.53 - Cost of Freedom (2008)
- No horse has ever won the race more than once.
Most wins by an owner:
- 2 - J. Paul Reddam (2001, 2004)
Most wins by a jockey:
- 4 - Ed Delahoussaye (1990, 1993, 1996, 2001)
Most wins by a trainer:
Winners of the Ancient Title Stakes
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