Los Alamitos reports Gains during Winter 2016 Horse Racing Meet

California Chrome working out spring of 2014

2014 copyright Gary Tasich

Superstar California Chrome helps lead the Southern California racetrack to a 16% increase in handle.

Los Alamitos Race Course executive Brad McKinzie was significantly upbeat after the last race of Cypress, Calif., racetrack’s two-week meet.

Source: Los Alamitos Sees Gains During Winter Meet

California Chrome Reaching Fans at Another Level

The Horse of the Year Inspires a Passion like No Other Horse Currently in Racing

LOS ANGELES — It was as if the lights on the front stretch of Los Alamitos Race Course needed time to wake up so they could illuminate the larger-than-usual crowd that showed up at 5:30 a.m. to see a big chestnut horse do a high-speed practice gallop around the track. In attendance were the three founding… [Read more…]

I Want Arrogate Bad, says California Chrome’s Trainer

California Chrome working out spring of 2014

2014 copyright Gary Tasich

Chrome wins by 12 lengths and sets Los Alamitos track record

CYPRESS, Calif.—California Chrome’s racing career in his home state finished in the spectacular fashion everyone expected. He won Saturday’s $180,000 Winter Challenge by 12 lengths at Los Alamitos and did it without really trying.

If that’s not enough, he set a track record for 1 1/16 miles by more than three-quarters of a second with a… [Read more…]