Los Alamitos Race Course

Longtime Los Alamitos Executive Brad McKinzie Passes Away At 62

Brad McKinzie, a 30-year executive at Los Alamitos Race Course, a co-founder of the Finish Line Self Insurance Group, and one of the driving forces in bringing daytime Southern California Thoroughbred racing back to Los Alamitos Race Course, passed away from renal carcinoma Sunday afternoon. He was 62 years old. McKinzie served as the vice […]

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Sharp Victories By West Coast, Skye Diamonds Among Highlights Of Successful Los Al Summer Meet

Impressive graded stakes victories by Skye Diamonds and West Coast, the continued emergence of apprentice jockey Evin Roman and a spectacular debut by the well-regarded 2-year-old Zulfikhar highlighted Los Alamitos’ Summer Thoroughbred Festival. The eight-day season concluded Sunday, wrapping the first of three daytime meets in 2017 at Los Alamitos. A $40,000 claim by trainer […]

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Sutherland Suffers Minor Injuries In Paddock Accident At Los Alamitos

Chantal Sutherland will not ride until opening day at Del Mar after badly bruising her leg in a paddock accident at Los Alamitos Thursday. The Daily Racing Form reports that Sutherland was injured prior to the seventh race when the 4-year-old filly, Be a Lady, reared up and knocked Sutherland down. The filly, who was Sutherland’s mount for […]

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Special Los Alamitos – Belmont Park Pick 4 To Be Offered Saturday

The Grade III, $200,000 Los Alamitos Derby and the $150,000 Forbidden Apple are part of a special cross country Pick 4 being offered Saturday. Two races from Los Alamitos and a pair from Belmont Park will comprise the 50-cent minimum wager, which is being labeled “New York-Los Alamitos Pick 4.” Besides the Forbidden Apple, which […]

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West Coast Faces Klimt In G3 Los Alamitos Derby

West Coast, an impressive winner of the Easy Goer on the Belmont Stakes undercard June 10 in New York, will seek his third consecutive victory Saturday when he faces seven opponents in the Grade III, $200,000-guaranteed Los Alamitos Derby. Restricted to 3-year-olds at 1 1/8 miles, the Derby is the seventh of eight races. Post […]

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Klimt Y West Coast Acaparan La Atención El Sábado 15 En El Derby De Los Alamitos

El Derby de Los Alamitos (G3, $200,000) será la carrera más importante del venidero sábado 15 en Los Alamitos Race Course. La carrera de 1800 metros reunió a ocho participantes, dos de los cuales han acaparado la atención de los entendidos: Klimt, que reaparece estrenando cuadra, y West Coast, de regreso en California luego de […]

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Los Alamitos Reaccredited By NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Los Alamitos Race Course has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance for its Thoroughbred race meet. Los Alamitos received its initial Alliance accreditation in 2014. All accreditations and reaccreditations carry an effective period of two years. The summer Thoroughbred meeting will begin Thursday, […]

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Santa Anita: Arrogate Se Alista Para Reaparecer, Cuatro Jinetes Pelean El Campeonato

Arrogate, el caballo del mundo, trabajó el pasado domingo 25 1200 metros en 1:12.40 con el jinete Martín García en la pista principal de Santa Anita, aproximadamente a las 7:45 am. Los cronometristas de Santa Anita indicaron que el tordillo pasó en 24.60, 36.40 y 48.40 para 400, 600 y 800 metros, finalizando los 1400 […]

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Eight-Day Summer Thoroughbred Festival Kicks Off July 6 At Los Alamitos

A pair of graded stakes races highlight the 2017 Summer Thoroughbred Festival at Los Alamitos. The eight-day season will begin Thursday, July 6 and continue through Sunday, July 16 with racing conducted on a Thursday-Sunday basis. Post time will be 2 pm. Fillies and mares (3-year-olds & up ) will compete in the meet’s most […]

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Great Lady M. Purse Returned To $200,000; Race Retains Grade 2 Status

There has been an adjustment to the stakes schedule for the upcoming Summer Thoroughbred Festival at Los Alamitos. The eight-day meet will begin Thursday, July 6 and continue through Sunday, July 16. Bob Moreno, Los Alamitos’ racing secretary, said Sunday the purse for the Great Lady M. Stakes will remain at $200,000 and the race […]

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