Damascus 1968 San Fernando Stakes
The champion Damascus is shown in the post parade prior to the 1968 San Fernando Stakes at beautiful Santa Anita Park. Damascus was only off the board once in 32 lifetime starts, his last start in the 1968 Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park. A race in which he bowed a tendon and was then retired. This legendary race horse was ridden at Santa Anita by Bill Shoemaker.