Los Alamitos

J Fire Up solidified her status as the leading 2-year-old Quarter Horse filly in California with a nose win in Sunday’s $904,850 Golden State Million Futurity for Quarter Horses at Los Alamitos.Full Story >>
October 16, 2017
Heza Dasha Fire won the $125,000 Los Alamitos Championship for the second consecutive year Sunday, solidifying his position as California’s leading older Quarter Horse.
October 08, 2017
KVN Corona remained unbeaten after five starts with a hard-fought win as a heavy favorite in Saturday’s $382,200 Pacific Coast Quarter Horse Racing Association Breeders’ Futurity at Los Alamitos.
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 ...
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.
October 18, 2013
Los Alamitos is poised to start construction on transforming its five-furlong track to a one-mile oval, and much thought has gone into how to do it right.