Los Alamitos Race Course

Los Alamitos’ Winter Thoroughbred Meet Kicks Off Dec. 6

The third and final Thoroughbred meet of 2019 at Los Alamitos will begin Friday, Dec. 6. The seven-day Winter season follows the 10-day Los Angeles County Fair at Los Alamitos meet in September and the nine-day Summer Thoroughbred Festival in June-July. Racing will be conducted Friday-Sunday (Dec. 6-8) and Thursday-Sunday (Dec. 12-15) the final week. […]

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Buck Pond Farm’s Conveyance Sires First Winner At Los Alamitos

It was an eventful trip, but Bronn outlasted his foes on Sept. 8 at Los Alamitos to become the first winner for his sire, Buck Pond Farm resident Conveyance, BloodHorse reports. The dark bay or brown Bronn was part of the battle up front as soon as the gates opened in the one-mile race, but […]

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Announcer Chris Griffin To Call Races During September Los Al Meeting

Track announcer Chris Griffin will call the upcoming Los Angeles County Fair meet at Los Alamitos Race Course. The 10-day season begins Friday, Sept. 6 and continues through Sunday, Sept. 22. During that span, Griffin, 38, will also call the nighttime action in place of the vacationing Ed Burgart. Griffin, a California native, has called […]

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Wrona Named Full-Time Track Announcer For Los Alamitos

Michael Wrona, one of the world’s top race-callers, has been named the full-time track announcer at Los Alamitos Race Course starting with the opening night of the Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred season on Friday, December 27, 2019. Wrona will follow the longtime voice of Los Alamitos Ed Burgart, who is retiring from the announcer’s booth […]

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Burgart To Remain Los Alamitos Announcer Through 2019

Ed Burgart, the voice of Los Alamitos Race Course, will continue as the track announcer for the night racing action here through the end of 2019 calendar year he announced during a live interview on Saturday night’s “The Quarters” show on TVG. “I had a great conversation with Ed Allred, the owner of Los Alamitos […]

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CHRB: California Handle Up 10 Percent, Losing Jockeys Could Be Paid More

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, July 12, at Los Alamitos Race Course. Chair Chuck Winner presided. Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach and Commissioners Fred Maas and Araceli Ruano also were in attendance. The audio of this entire Board meeting is available on the CHRB Website (www.chrb.ca.gov) under the Webcast link. In brief: CHRB […]

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Los Alamitos Cancels After First Two Of Friday’s Thoroughbred Races

An anticipated high temperature of 112 degrees Fahrenheit in Southern California has caused Los Alamitos Race Course to cancel the remaining six races on its eight-race Friday Thoroughbred card. The National Weather Service has announced an excessive heat warning for the area through Saturday evening at 9:00 p.m. The first two races of the card […]

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Curtain Comes Down On Successful Los Alamitos Thoroughbred Meet

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert made some history and Majestic Heat became a graded stakes winner on dirt were the highlights of the Winter Thoroughbred meet, which concluded Sunday. The 11-day season – shortened by one day when racing was cancelled Friday, Dec. 8 due to the Lilac fire which swept through the San […]

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Allred Forging Ahead With Revised Rezoning Plan For Los Alamitos

In the fall of 2016, the residents of Cypress, California, rejected a ballot proposal that would allow Los Alamitos Race Course to be rezoned for a mixed-use community of homes and shopping areas. The proposal was defeated, with 51.1 percent of residents rejecting the plan. Now, one year later, Dr. Edward Allred, the owner of […]

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