San Bruno in San Mateo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Sired by Hard Tack – Out of Swing On
Owner – Charles S. Howard
Red Pollard – George Woolf
World’s Champion Money Winner to 1938
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Animals • Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1933.
Location. 37° 38.13′ N, 122° 25.162′ W. Marker is in San Bruno, California, in San Mateo County. Marker is on El Camino Real. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1150 El Camino Real, San Bruno CA 94066, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tanforan Assembly Center Commemorative Garden (a few steps from this marker); Tanforan Racetrack Japanese Assembly Center (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Shipboard Landing (about 300 feet away); Transportation Evolution (approx. ¾ mile away); Development of Industry in the Area (approx. ¾ mile away); Cut Stone Bridge (approx. ¾ mile away); State Theater/State Room Martin Building (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Bruno.
More about this marker. Marker and Monument are at the entrance to the Tanforan Shopping Center.
Also see . . .
1. Seabiscuit. Wikipedia entry:
"Seabiscuit (May 23, 1933—May 17, 1947) was a champion thoroughbred race horse in the United States. From an inauspicious start, Seabiscuit became an unlikely champion and a symbol of hope to many US citizens during the Great Depression. Seabiscuit became the subject of a 1949 film, The Story of Seabiscuit, a 2001 book, Seabiscuit: An American Legend, and a 2003 film, Seabiscuit (Submitted on April 28, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
2. Tanforan Race Track. Wikipedia entry:
“Tanforan Racetrack in San Bruno, California was a thoroughbred horse racing facility that operated from September 4, 1899 to July 31, 1964.” (Submitted on April 28, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 14, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 3,240 times since then and 121 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 28, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.