Orange County Breeze
News of Northwest Orange County, CA
Southland Credit Union | You Can Join! | Find Out How

Alamitos Eye Care | Supports LAUSD, LAEF, and Youth Center Programs | 562-430-6161 | 10951 Cherry St., Los Alamitos

(Click above for more information.)

Buena Park | Save Our Parks | Yes on Measure A






Business

January 22, 2014
 

Los Alamitos Race Course track expansion: all that’s left is grass for the infield

Printer-friendly version of this post Printer-friendly version of this post
LARC-Track-complete-horses-back-20140121

The following information was released by Los Alamitos Race Course (LARC).

Horses were back on the track training at 6 a.m. at Los Alamitos Race Course following the unveiling of the new mile oval on Tuesday morning.

“The mile track is open for business,” said track consultant Brad McKinzie.

Trainers conditioned their horses on the newly expanded mile track until 10 a.m. on Tuesday. Training will resume early Wednesday morning. Thoroughbred trainers from across town are currently moving into the Los Alamitos barn area and their horses will likely starting training on the track as early as this weekend.

“By next Tuesday, we’ll see a lot of new horses on this track.” McKinzie added.

In addition to serving its current horse population, the Orange County oval will also operate as stabling and training facility for top tier Thoroughbreds in the Southern California circuit.

Los Alamitos will also host five weeks of daytime Thoroughbred racing in addition to its existing nighttime Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred racing meet.

Los Alamitos will conduct a two week Thoroughbred daytime meet starting on Thursday, July 3 through Sunday, July 13 and a three week Thoroughbred daytime meet on Thursday, December 4 through Sunday, December 21.

A panoramic view of the completed race track expansion at Los Alamitos Race Course. Photo courtesy of LARC.

A panoramic view of the completed race track expansion at Los Alamitos Race Course. Photo courtesy of LARC.

Featured photo

Horses exercise on the re-opened and expanded track at Los Alamitos Race Course. Photo courtesy of LARC.

Enhanced by Zemanta


About the Author

courtesy
This author is used when OC Breeze publishes news releases from other organizations.



 
 

 
weather: partly cloudy

Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Today’s weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in Southern California, along the Los Angeles County border: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Light and variable wi...
by Katie
0

 
 
Bruster's Real Ice Cream in Cypress.

Bruster’s brings Real Ice Cream to Cypress

Bruster’s Real Ice Cream is well-known up and down the East Coast for its delicious cold desserts made on-site. The ice cream company was founded in Pennsylvania in 1989 by Bruce Reed and grew swiftly. Now there are over ...
by Katie
0

 
 
Cypress Civic Center

Cypress City Council opposes AB 1217 as Sacramento overreach

At the regular meeting of the Cypress City Council on April 13, the Council unanimously voted to voice formal opposition to AB 1217. AB 1217 is a California State Assembly bill proposed by Assemblyman Tom Daly, a Democrat repre...
by Katie
0

 

Subscribe to our daily overnight news summary!

 
Children and Families Commission of Orange County

Children and Families Commission of Orange County partners with HomeAid for Essentials drive

On April 17, the Children and Families Commission of Orange County, announced that it will again partner with HomeAid Orange County on its annual Essentials donation drive. The campaign, now in its 8th year, collects diapers an...
by courtesy
0

 
 
American Red Cross logo

Upcoming Red Cross blood drive locations

The Red Cross is always searching for those willing to donate blood; there is a constant demand for donor blood everyday. You can do your part by offering up a life-giving pint at one of these upcoming Red Cross blood drive loc...
by Katie
0