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Saturday dawned as another perfect Southern California fall day at Santa Anita Park, and the excitement just built up from there, as fans flocked to the "Great Race Place" to show off their fashion sense, bet on the best Thoroughbreds in the world, and enjoy the ambience on the second day of the Breeders' Cup World Championships.

The grandeur of the Breeders’ Cup brings out the best of people’s fashion choices. The focus is purple.  Royal purple. And when you see a crowd of people wearing royal purple, it’s a plethora of fantastic fashion statements and photo opportunities.

Santa Anita Park was the place to be Friday afternoon to experience the thrill of top-class racing on Future Stars Friday combined with the glitz and glamour of the Breeders' Cup on the sunny Southern California stage. America's Best Racing's Penelope Miller was on had to capture the essence of Future Stars Friday in this slideshow.

Welcome to Tacos and Trifectas! Each week, America’s Best Racing’s Southern California correspondent Jose Contreras - @LosPonies to those who follow him on Twitter - will provide a taco review along with a selection that he will key in trifecta bets in hopes of winning some cash to buy more tacos! Contreras will map out a trifecta betting strategy for how to key his main pick and keep track of his return on investment (ROI).

Stop back if you love tacos and want to get a trifecta play!

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You hear them before you see them. The sound leads you to a small room tucked underneath the grandstands at Santa Anita Park racetrack. Track bugler Jay Cohen has assembled a quartet of trumpet players to perform at this year’s Breeders’ Cup. This is a 14-race, two-day festival featuring some of the finest horses in the world. It’s part of horse racing history and an honor to win a Breeders’ Cup race. It’s often called the “Super Bowl” of horse racing. Fashion! Celebrities! Glamour! Fabulous Food!

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