- Location: Santa Anita Park, California
- Inaugural Race: 1952
- Current Distance: 7/8 mile (7 furlongs)
- Track Type: Left-Handed Dirt
- Age Qualifications: Three-year-olds
- Status: Grade 1
- 2020 Purse: $300,000
- 2020 Race Date: Saturday, December 26th
2020 Malibu Stakes Entries and Results
Mike E. Smith
Juan J. Hernandez
John A. Shirreffs
Ricardo Santana, Jr.
Steven M. Asmussen
Michael W. McCarthy
John R. Velazquez
- $2 Exacta (4-5) Paid: $42.80
- $2 Trifecta (4-5-1) Paid: $104.20
- $2 Superfecta (4-5-1-3) Paid: $67.50
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History of the Malibu Stakes
Inaugurated in 1952, the Malibu Stakes is a Grade I horse race run each year at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. Historically, the race has attracted some of the best horses coming out the the Breeders' Cup.
A number of notable horses have captured wins in the Malibu Stakes, including American Champions Runhappy, Shared Belief and Pleasant Tap, Hall of Famers Precisionist and Ancient Title, and Kentucky Derby winners Ferdinand & Determine. Additionally, winners Roundtable, Native Diver, Buckpasser, Damascus and Spectacular Bid were recognized among the top 100 U.S. Racehorses of the 20th Century.