Los Alamitos

January 16, 2017
Los Alamitos canceled the final six races on Sunday’s eight-race program after an electrical malfunction caused a failure of the backstretch lighting system, track officials announced.
December 19, 2016
Sometimes it's okay to just watch them run, to strip away all the folderol that has nothing to do with the heart of the matter and simply enjoy the sight of a remarkable Thoroughbred in action. It happened with Tom Fool, Kelso and Forego, and it ...
December 12, 2016
Worth Doing, second or third in three leading futurities earlier this year, won the richest Quarter Horse racing in California on Sunday evening in the $1,950,050 Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity.
December 11, 2016
Zoomin for Spuds won the richest race of his career, and fourth consecutive start, in Saturday’s $600,000 Champion of Champions for Quarter Horses at Los Alamitos, denying Heza Dasha Fire a second consecutive win in the 440-yard race.
November 26, 2016
Los Alamitos is increasingly likely to be the site of California Chrome’s next race before his career finale in the Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream.
June 26, 2015
Between July 2 and July 12 Los Alamitos is running the first of its three mini-meets created from the Hollywood Park dates that neither Santa Anita nor Del Mar wanted to run, as well as the abandonment of racing by Fairplex Park. Blink and you miss ...
July 04, 2014
Those 5,702 patrons passing through the turnstiles at Los Alamitos Race Course on Thursday afternoon had no idea they were semi-willing participants in a grand experiment, one designed to gauge the chances of Thoroughbred racing in Southern California ...
July 03, 2014
You call Jim Rome to talk about Shared Belief making his return to stakes competition Saturday in the $500,000 Los Alamitos Derby, and the least you hope for is a little taste of smack from the man who runs the jungle. Instead, what do you get? Adlai ...
July 01, 2014
Beginning Thursday, Los Alamitos will be home to both top-class Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing. You might think this would be cause for an identity crisis, but the two worlds have been intermingling for decades.
March 05, 2014
California Chrome, the impressive winner of two straight races for California-breds, will represent not only his state’s breeding industry but the track where he trains, Los Alamitos, when he runs in Saturday’s San Felipe Stakes.