Live racing continues on a Friday through Sunday basis at Los Alamitos. Live racing on Friday night will start at 7 p.m. with an 8-race program. Night time simulcasting of Australia, harness racing and more will also be featured. For more info, please call 714-820-2800.
Trials to the La Primera Del Ano Derby will be held on Saturday, March 14 with the finals set for April 3. Top runners expected to run in the trials include Kindergarten Futurity winner Old Girl and Corona Chick Handicap winner A Goddess Thru Fire.
Trials to the El Primero Del Ano Derby will be held on Sunday, March 15. The derby trials could feature some tremendous sprinters including PCQHRA Breeders Futurity winner BF Farm Boss, Los Alamitos Maiden Stakes winner Energy Cartel (right), and multiple Grade 1 finalist Forget It.
Los Alamitos resident California Chrome, last year’s Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, has won the 2014 Horse of the Year, which was announced Saturday evening at the 44th annual Eclipse Awards. In addition to the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes, California Chrome, a son of Lucky Pulpit, won the California Cup Derby, the San Felipe Stakes, the Santa Anita Derby, and the Hollywood Derby on turf. Los Alamitos congratulates California Chrome, Sherman Racing, owners Perry Martin and Steve Coburn and jockey Victor Espinoza.