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Los Alamitos Derby will not be run Saturday July 3, Grade III race will be brought back as extra July 4

The Grade III, $150,000 Los Alamitos Derby will not be run as originally scheduled Saturday, July 3.

The race for 3-year-olds at 1 1/8 miles will be brought back as an extra for Sunday, July 4 in hopes of drawing more entrants, so it could be run on the next-to-last day of the Summer Thoroughbred Festival.

Entries for the July 4 program will be taken Thursday, July 1.

This article was released by the Los Alamitos Race Course.