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Two Graded Stakes Highlight Summer Thoroughbred Festival At Los Al

Three stakes – including a pair of graded events – worth $450,000 highlight the Summer Thoroughbred Festival at Los Alamitos. The 12-day season will begin Thursday, June 28 and continue through Sunday, July 15. Racing will be conducted on a Thursday-Sunday basis with one exception. There will be special holiday racing Wednesday, July 4 followed […]

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‘Comeback Kid’ Candy Boy Preparing For A Third Try In Dubai World Cup

The proverbial ‘comeback kid,’ 7-year-old Candy Boy has had a bittersweet career. Racing sparingly over the last few years, the son of Candy Ride has shown his immense talent against the very best since he began his career in 2013. After yet another setback and being eased because of injury in his last race (December […]

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West Coast Deja Muy Buena Impresión Con Su Triunfo En El Derby De Los Alamitos

Esto no es nuevo: Bob Baffert tiene otro buen tresañero para el segundo semestre. Ya el campeón entrenador había probado a West Coast en los 1700 metros del Easy Goer en Belmont Park. El castaño tuvo que venir de atrás debido a un tropiezo en la partida, y respondió con un convincente triunfo. Con apenas […]

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West Coast Finishes The Job In Los Alamitos Derby

Gary and Mary West’s West Coast wide kept wide down the backstretch but found his best stride in the lane to win Saturday’s G3 Los Alamitos Derby by about three lengths over Klimt. The sophomore son of Flatter, ridden by Drayden Van Dyke for trainer Bob Baffert, covered nine furlongs over the fast main track […]

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Weekend Lineup: Songbird Takes Flight In Delaware Handicap

The highlight of this Saturday’s racing action is the superstar filly Songbird, back in action in the G1 Delaware Handicap. A field of five other fillies and mares have lined up to challenge the champion daughter of Medaglia d’Oro, the most talented of which is G1 Ashland winner Weep No More. Earlier on the Delaware […]

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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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West Coast, Klimt Lead Nominees For Los Alamitos Derby

Hall of Fame trainers Bob Baffert and Jerry Hollendorfer have five of the 16 nominees to the $200,000 Los Alamitos Derby. A Grade III for 3-year-olds at 1 1/8 miles, the Derby, which was formerly known as the Swaps Stakes when offered at Hollywood Park (1974-2013), will be run Saturday, July 15. Baffert, who won the […]

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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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