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A suggestion made by owner J. Paul Reddam paid big dividends Saturday at Los Alamitos. Rather than run in the $100,000 King Glorious Stakes Sunday, an ungraded event restricted to 2-year-olds bred or sired in California, Reddam wanted to try the Grade II, $300,000 Los Alamitos Futurity with his homebred …continue reading

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FAVORED PROFESSORS’ PRIDE GOES ALL THE WAY IN SOVIET PROBLEM; TRAINER ART SHERMAN HONORED AFTER SADDLING LAST CAREER STARTER CYPRESS, Calif. –A stretch to two turns proved no issue for Professors’ Pride as the 9-5 favorite went all the way in the $100,500 Soviet Problem Stakes Friday at Los Alamitos. …continue reading

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Harper’s Gallop earned her third consecutive victory – two since joining the stable of trainer Leonard Powell – with a pace pressing score in Saturday’s $59,520 feature. After tracking the pace set by 4-5 favorite She’s a Dime, the 5-year-old Suances mare easily disposed of that rival early in the …continue reading

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Favored Signofthecross won for the second time in as many starts at Los Alamitos, edging George Herman Ruth in Friday’s $48,000 feature. Trained by Leonard Powell for Emily Burns, Christina Gindt and Mary Ledding, the 4-year-old Cross Traffic gelding and jockey Trevor McCarthy battled with the runner-up, who was making …continue reading

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Three stakes – including a pair of graded events – worth $450,000 highlight the Summer Thoroughbred Festival at Los Alamitos. The seven-day meet is scheduled to begin Friday, June 25 and continue through Monday, July 5. Racing will be conducted Friday-Sunday (June 25-27) the first week and Friday-Monday (July 2-5) …continue reading

Despite no spectators onsite, Los Alamitos Race Course served up a memorable 2020 Summer Thoroughbred meet. An impressive stakes debut for Uncle Chuck, a successful return to California for Sneaking Out and a two-turn tally for Cezanne highlighted the Summer Thoroughbred Festival at Los Alamitos. The brief seven-day season concluded …continue reading

A $200,000 purchase at the Ocala Breeders’ Sales in March, Schnell was successful in his career debut in a $41,000 maiden contest Friday, opening day of the Summer Thoroughbred Festival at Los Alamitos. Owned by Kaleem Shah Inc. and trained by Simon Callaghan, the 2-year-old Star Guitar colt, who broke …continue reading