Dressed in uniform marking his service in the first World War, this veteran enters Santa Anita Park assembly center for persons of Japanese ancestry evacuated from the West Coast, Arcadia, California, by Dorothea Lange, 5 April 1942.
Some of my favorite shots of Beholder over the years. It’s been a privilege to see and photograph her over her career. I’ll miss seeing her on the track, but wish her the best in her well-deserved retirement!
Following Pussycat A Go-Go’s demise in the early 70s, the club reopened as Sully’s, then Pigalle, then Dirty Sally’s, a discotheque & backgammon club. This was at the corner of the strip & Twain (now Sands Ave) next to two of the oldest race books on the strip. It became a Gift Emporium in the 80s, later bulldozed and replaced with Wynn’s pond.