Horse racing at Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds

Horse racing at Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds on Derby Day. Photo / Sally Reichardt, SoAzNewsX

By SoAzNewsX

Last Saturday, fans enjoyed Mint Juleps and the ladies wore big hats. It was Derby Day in Kentucky and Horse Racing Day at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds near Sonoita in southeast Arizona.

SoAzNewsX Photo Editor Sally Reichardt was there and filed the following photos:

Can’t have a horse race without the gentleman to call the horses to post!
Coming up to the first turn
Round the first turn
Down the stretch on the Jumbotron. Race goers watch the Derby on the Jumbotron
Spunky was not able to race and was scratched from the card
Hat contestants
Hat contestants
Hat contestants

 

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