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Three stakes to be offered at Los Alamitos Race Course during Autumn Festival

Three stakes worth a guaranteed $225,000 will be run during the upcoming Autumn Festival at Los Alamitos.

The seven-day meet is scheduled to begin Friday, Sept. 16 and continue through Sunday, Sept. 25. Racing will be conducted Friday-Sunday (Sept. 16-18) the first week and Thursday-Sunday (Sept. 22-25) the final week. Post time will be 1 p.m.

The first stakes race will be contested Saturday, Sept. 17. Three-year-olds & up bred or sired in California will run a mile in the $75,000-guaranteed E.B. Johnston.

The remaining pair will be offered the final weekend of the meet. Older horses will compete in the $75,000 Los Alamitos Special at 1 1/16 miles Saturday, Sept. 24 and the closing day program Sunday, Sept. 25 will be headlined by the $75,000-guaranteed Capote for 2-year-olds at 6 ½ furlongs.

The Autumn Festival stakes schedule:

Date Distance Purse Race
Saturday, Sept. 17 One Mile $75,000 E.B. Johnston Stakes (3-Year-Olds & Up, California bred or sired)
Saturday, Sept. 24 One Mile & One Sixteenth $75,000 Los Alamitos Special (3-Year-Olds & Up)
Sunday, Sept. 25 Six & One Half Furlongs $75,000 Capote Stakes (2-Year-Olds)
This article was released by the Los Alamitos Race Course.