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California Stewards’ Log: Trainer ‘Lost His Cool’ In Barn Area, Tried To Choke Jockey

On Monday, The California Horse Racing Board released the stewards’ rulings for the December race meeting at Los Alamitos reports latimes.com. The list of eight Thoroughbred rulings from that time period includes several unusual incidents. Trainer Edin Walther Solis was fined $500 for disorderly conduct on Dec. 16. Solis allegedly tried to choke jockey John […]

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Venezuelan Jockey Seeking Asylum Falls Into ‘Political And Administrative Black Hole’

When he refused to throw races when so instructed by the Venezuelan mafia, professional jockey Eduard Rojas Fernandez knew he needed to leave the country. The corruption in Venezuelan horse racing has been well documented: one-time leading Venezuelan trainer Antonio Sano was kidnapped for refusing to fix races, and now trains in the United States. Rojas […]

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Report: Los Alamitos Finishes Meet With Declines In Handle

Final figures were down slightly at Los Alamitos at the end of the recent eight-date meet, according to a report from the Daily Racing Form. Average daily handle this year was $3.85 million, down from $4.20 million last year, though officials say measuring handle by daily averages results in date-to-date comparisons may not be one-to-one. […]

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Baffert Ties For Los Alamitos Training Title; Figueroa, Baze Lead Jockey Standings

A second consecutive sweep of the Grade I Los Alamitos CashCall Futurity and Starlet by Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert highlighted the Winter Thoroughbred meet, which concluded Sunday. Complete business figures for the eight-day season won’t be available for several days. Field size rose over the Summer Thoroughbred Festival in July and the Los […]

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Galilean Romps By Nine Lengths In King Glorious

Heavily-favored Galilean rolled to a nine-length victory in the $100,000 King Glorious Stakes Sunday, the final day of the Winter Thoroughbred meet at Los Alamitos. Able to establish the lead immediately under jockey Flavien Prat, the 2-year-old son of Uncle Mo set moderate early fractions with 7-2 second choice Our Silver Oak in close pursuit, […]

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Pick Six Carryover, Mandatory Payouts On Los Alamitos Closing-Day Program

There will be a Pick Six carryover of $39,345 when racing resumes Sunday at Los Alamitos, the final day of the Winter Thoroughbred meet. There is also a carryover in the Super High 5 of $8,273. Since it is closing day, there will be mandatory payouts in the Pick Six as well as the Players’ […]

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Blinkers Off, Switch To Dirt Does The Trick For Kookie Gal In Soviet Problem

After beginning her career with two races on turf, Kookie Gal made a successful transition to dirt, easily winning the $100,000 Soviet Problem Stakes Saturday at Los Alamitos. Owned by breeders Gary Barber and Wachtel Stable and trained by Peter Miller, the 2-year-old daughter of Boisterous relaxed off the pace under jockey Flavien Prat, then […]

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St. Joe Bay Edges Richard’s Boy To End 12-Race Losing Streak At Los Al

St. Joe Bay ended a 12-race losing streak Friday, edging Richard’s Boy in the final yards to win the $59,635 feature at Los Alamitos. Never far off the pace set by longshot Hardcore Troubador while racing in the clear, St. Joe Bay rallied outside the runner-up to prevail by a head – despite jockey Tyler […]

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CHRB: Out-Of-Competition Testing Rules Approved, Match Racing Problem Discussed

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, December 13, at Los Alamitos Race Course. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach and Commissioners Fred Maas 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 the Webcast link. In […]

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Van Dyke Voted 2018 Breakthrough Jockey Of The Year

The 2014 Eclipse Award winner for Outstanding Apprentice Jockey, Drayden Van Dyke was unanimously voted TVG Breakthrough Jockey of the Year for 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts who select a Jockey of the Week for JockeyTalk360.com based on weekly riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization […]

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