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‘Felt Like Winning The Derby’: Martine Bellocq Sends Out First Winner Since 2017

San Luis Rey fire survivors Martine Bellocq and Grey Tsunami teamed up to give the trainer her first winner since 2017 on Feb. 9, when the 5-year-old Quarter Horse mare won the second race at Los Alamitos. “I was screaming, ‘God, you took my leg, but give me a winner today,’ ” Bellocq told The […]

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Queen Bee To You Gives Lerner First Graded Stakes Win In Bayakoa

A $50,000 claim by owners Christopher St. Hilaire and Adam Vali out of a maiden race Dec. 1, 2016, Queen Bee to You became a graded stakes winner Sunday with a last-to-first victory in the $100,351 Bayakoa Stakes at Los Alamitos. The impressive score in the Grade III over a track labeled good was also […]

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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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Los Alamitos: Purse Decreased For Futurity, Bayakoa Returns

Four stakes for 2-year-olds – including a pair of graded races – and the return of the Grade III Bayakoa for fillies and mares highlight the upcoming Winter Thoroughbred meet at Los Alamitos. The eight-day season will begin Thursday, Dec. 5 and continue through Sunday, Dec. 15. The Grade I, $300,000-guaranteed Starlet and Grade II, […]

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Los Alamitos’ Sunday Card Features Two-Day Pick 6 Carryover Of $52,341

There will be a two-day Pick Six carryover of $52,341 when racing resumes Sunday at Los Alamitos. The primary catalysts for the second carryover in as many days of the Los Angeles County Fair meet were Mama’s Kid, who went gate-to-wire at 12-1 in the fourth race, and first time gelding Peter Alan, who led […]

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Flor De La Mar Returns On Top In Beverly J. Lewis

Making her first start since trailing in a Grade II more than three months ago, Flor de La Mar finished strongly to capture the $75,000 Beverly J. Lewis Stakes Saturday at Los Alamitos. Three races later, Oliver was successful in his first dirt route, taking the $75,000 E.B. Johnston Stakes under jockey Martin Garcia. Trained […]

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Three NHC Seats On The Line In Sept. 14 Handicapping Contest At Los Al

The Los Alamitos Racing Association will offer cash prizes and as many as three seats to the 2020 National Handicapping Championship in Las Vegas with a live money contest Saturday, Sept. 14 during the upcoming Los Angeles County Fair meet. Cost to enter the tournament is $500. Of that amount, $100 will be placed in […]

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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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Five Stakes Races Highlight 2019 County Fair Meet At Los Alamitos

Five stakes – including a pair for 2-year-olds – highlight the 2019 Los Angeles County Fair meet at Los Alamitos. The 10-day season will begin Friday, Sept. 6 and continue through Sunday, Sept. 22. Racing will be conducted on a Friday-Sunday basis the first two weeks (Sept. 6-8 and 13-15) and Thursday-Sunday the final week […]

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