The famous racehorse Seabiscuit – 1930’s. Seabiscuit (May 23, 1933 — May 17, 1947) was a Thoroughbred racehorse in the USA. A champion and a symbol of hope to many Americans during the Great Depression. His trainer, Tom Smith. In 1937, the Santa Anita Handicap, California’s most prestigious race, was worth over $125,000 to the winner; it was known colloquially as “The Hundred Grander.” In his first warm-up race at Santa Anita Park, Seabiscuit won easily. In his second race of 1937, the San Antonio Handicap. If you like this video, Share it with your friends on Facebook!