Santa Anita Park in Arcadia hosted the annual Tokyo City Cup and Japan Family Day on March 23, with plenty to see, do and eat. The race of the day was won by Sky Kingdom, pictured above.
L.A. Matsuri Taiko performed.
Ava Lee, 7, takes on U.S. Sumo champ Dan Kalbfleisch in the Sumo Challenge.
Activities for kids included origami (above) and carnival games (below).
Food booths offered such dishes as sushi (above) and curry rice (below).
Photos by MARIO G. REYES/Rafu Shimpo