Los Alamitos Race Course

July 02, 2016
California Chrome, preparing for his first start since winning the Dubai World Cup three months ago, worked seven furlongs on Saturday at Los Alamitos in 1:26.40, after which trainer Art Sherman said he “wanted a little stronger work.”
June 29, 2016
Los Alamitos has scheduled five stakes for its 12-day Los Angeles County Fair meeting, which runs from Sept. 8-25, led by the $200,000 Los Alamitos Derby on Sept. 24.
April 28, 2016
Win or lose on Saturday with Mishegas in the Calfornia Chrome Stales, Sherman will awaken Sunday morning with a bounce in his step and an extra sparkle in his eyes. At some point during the day, the real California Chrome will trundle off the horse van ...
December 17, 2015
Leandro Mora has no trouble remembering the maiden race at Del Mar on Nov. 15 in which the towering young colt Sorryaboutnothing tipped his ability with a game second-place finish going a mile and ended up in the winner's circle on a pretty clear-cut DQ.
December 10, 2015
Here we go again, another flare-up of California's ongoing struggle with PHSD (post-Hollywood stress disorder), with symptoms not unlike those experienced by an abandoned child. Note to industry: Daddy's not coming home.
December 03, 2015
Art Sherman won a $10,000 allowance race at Los Alamitos last Sunday night with a 3-year-old gelding named Well Maybe, a son of Yes It's True owned by Dr. Ed Allred, who also owns Los Alamitos. It was the only bright spot on an otherwise miserable day ...
June 24, 2015
California Chrome’s not-so-excellent British adventure always felt out of sync, from the last-minute, seat-of-the-pants arrangements made with Newmarket trainer Rae Guest at the Dubai World Cup, to the long stretch of time without anyone from the Art ...
December 18, 2014
I would think twice about betting heavily on Dortmund this Saturday. A lofty reputation is not always money in the bank.
December 11, 2014
Alex Solis, the most recent jockey inducted into the Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame, was walking around this week with an official total of 4,999 winners gathered in the United Stakes and Canada. He was scheduled to ride two horses on Friday at Los ...
September 03, 2014
Friday’s first of 11 programs at Los Alamitos is headed by the $75,000 E.B. Johnston Stakes, celebrating the family whose horses were synonymous with success at the L.A. County Fair for more than half a century.