CashCall Futurity

Baffert Ties For Los Alamitos Training Title; Figueroa, Baze Lead Jockey Standings

A second consecutive sweep of the Grade I Los Alamitos CashCall Futurity and Starlet by Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert highlighted the Winter Thoroughbred meet, which concluded Sunday. Complete business figures for the eight-day season won’t be available for several days. Field size rose over the Summer Thoroughbred Festival in July and the Los […]

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Stakes Winner Improbable Works Seven Furlongs Toward Los Alamitos’ Futurity

Trainer Bob Baffert expects to saddle a pair of 2-year-olds in next weekend’s Grade 1 CashCall Futurity at Los Alamitos, each undefeated in two career starts. Mucho Gusto (Mucho Macho Man) won the G3 Bob Hope on Nov. 17, and Improbable’s most recent workout came on Tuesday at Santa Anita. The son of City Zip […]

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Further Tests Required For McKinzie; Baffert Possibly Leaning Toward Preakness

Rather than rushing his very talented 3-year-old colt McKinzie, trainer Bob Baffert is definitely planning to skip Saturday’s Santa Anita Derby and possibly even the Kentucky Derby. The son of Street Sense was a little bit off in a hind leg after last week’s breeze, according to drf.com, but both x-rays and a nuclear scan were […]

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Hollendorfer Pleased With Instilled Regard’s ‘Tactical Speed’ In Lecomte

The morning after his 3 3/4-length victory in the Lecomte, Instilled Regard pleased trainer Jerry Hollendorfer with his appetite and attitude. According to drf.com, the son of Arch is under consideration for the Risen Star on Feb. 17 at the Fair Grounds. In the meantime, Instilled Regard will return to his home base of Southern California. […]

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McKinzie On Top In CashCall Futurity After Disqualification Of Solomini

Bob Baffert’s trainees crossed the wire just three-quarters of a length apart in first and second in Saturday’s Grade 1 CashCall Futurity, but stewards at Los Alamitos eventually decided to disqualify Solomini from first to third for interference in the stretch. Solomini, on the outside of a three-way battle in the stretch, was ruled to […]

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Weekend Lineup Presented By DRFBets: Clasico Del Caribe, CashCall Futurity

This weekend’s graded stakes action begins with Los Alamitos’ CashCall Futurity headlines the track’s Saturday card with a pair of Bob Baffert trainees heavily favored on the morning line. McKinzie is the slight top choice over his stablemate Solomini; the latter was most recently second in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile. The Starlet features juvenile fillies […]

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Baffert’s Solomini, McKinzie Expected For CashCall Futurity At Los Al

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, who has won the Los Alamitos CashCall Futurity all three times the race has been run here, will be well-represented in the Grade I when it is offered Saturday, Dec. 9. Baffert, whose local CashCall Futurity victories have come with Dortmund (2014), Mor Spirit (2015) and Mastery (2016) after he […]

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Racing Returns To Los Alamitos Thursday For Winter Season

The third and final Thoroughbred meet of 2017 at Los Alamitos will begin Thursday, Nov. 30. The 12-day Winter season follows the 12-day Los Angeles County Fair at Los Alamitos meet in September and the eight-day Summer Thoroughbred Festival in July. Racing will be conducted on a Thursday–Sunday basis through Sunday, Dec. 17. Post time will be 1 p.m on weekdays […]

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Los Alamitos’ Winter Meet Highlighted By Grade 1 Juvenile Stakes

Four stakes for 2-year-olds – including a pair of Grade I races – highlight the upcoming Winter Thoroughbred meet at Los Alamitos. The 12-day season will begin Thursday, Nov. 30 and continue through Sunday, Dec. 17. The $300,000-guaranteed Los Alamitos CashCall Futurity and the $300,000-guaranteed Starlet – for fillies – will be renewed on Saturday, […]

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Kirkpatrick & Co. Present Photos Of The Week: Future Stars

Louisiana-breds were in the spotlight at Fair Grounds on Saturday, as the racetrack hosted Louisiana Champions Day. Racing also returned to Los Alamitos as the track hosted its two Grade 1 events, the CashCall Futurity and the Starlet Stakes. If you have any photos you would like to submit, email them to [email protected] Once again, […]

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