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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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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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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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Skye Diamonds Sprints Clear In Great Lady M Stakes

Tom Acker, Allen Racing and Bloom Racing Stable’s Skye Diamonds finally got clear in the long stretch at Los Alamitos to win Saturday’s G2 Great Lady M Stakes by nearly two lengths. A 4-year-old daughter of First Dude ridden by Tiago Pereira and trained by William Spawr, the filly covered 6 1/2 furlongs over the […]

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Weekend Lineup: Stars, Stripes & Saturday At Belmont

A bevy of graded stakes action awaits racing fans this weekend, highlighted by the Saturday card at Belmont Park. Both the Grade 1 Belmont Oaks and Belmont Derby have drawn competitive fields, while the Belmont Sprint Championship features Dubai superstar Mind Your Biscuits and the Suburban field is led by Shaman Ghost. The Belmont Oaks […]

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Los Alamitos Thoroughbred Meeting Kicks Off July 6

The first thoroughbred meet of 2017 at Los Alamitos will begin Thursday, July 6. The eight-day Summer Thoroughbred Festival will continue through Sunday, July 16 with racing conducted on a Thursday–Sunday basis. Post time will be 2 p.m. The two-week meet will be highlighted by a pair of graded stakes races – the Grade II, $200,000 Great Lady M. for fillies […]

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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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Los Alamitos Summer Qualifier Set For July 8, Offers Three Seats To NHC

The Los Alamitos Racing Association will offer a cash prize and three seats to the 2018 National Thoroughbred Racing Association National Handicapping Championship in Las Vegas with a live money contest Saturday, July 8. Cost to enter the Los Alamitos Summer Qualifier is $400. Of that amount, $100 will be placed in the contest prize […]

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CHRB Meeting: ADW, Racing Licenses Approved

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, June 22, at Santa Anita Park. First Vice Chair George Krikorian presided. Second Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach and Commissioners Jesse Choper, Araceli Ruano and Alex Solis also were in attendance. The audio of this entire Board meeting is available on the CHRB Website (www.chrb.ca.gov) under […]

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