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Los Alamitos Asks CHRB To Investigate Former Clerk Of Scales
CYPRESS, CA—JULY 21, 2017—According to an article published on Los Alamitos Race Course has asked the California Horse Racing Board to investigate the job performance of the Orange County, California, track's former clerk of scales.

Racetrack "clerk of scales" are responsible for reporting the correct weight of jockeys before and after a race. That weight is reported in the official results chart of the race and in a horse's past performances.

Los Alamitos Marketing Director Orlando Gutierrez, would not identify the former Orange County track's "clerk of scales" believed to be under investigation at the track's request.

Los Alamitos based jockeys Carlos M. Huerta and Armando Cervantes were taken off their mounts July 14 after stewards said “neither .. Read More

Name Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
Eagle Jazz 7610$900,449
Hold Air Hostage 6411$624,858
Dashnunder Afullmoon 4400$527,089
Nymeria 4210$494,772
Uptown Dynasty 5320$485,400

By North American Race Leaders View Top 25 Horses
Name Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
Juan A. Medina 131010$952,922
Paragon Farms LLC 6118115$823,961
Darling Farms 104131315$781,478
Rogelio Marquez, Jr. 7220109$766,991
Terry McLean 17651$560,130

By North American Race Leaders View Top 25 Owners
Name Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
Bobby D Cox 514807552$2,072,423
Juan A Medina 171010$953,951
Weetona Stanley 151291818$860,774
Edward C Allred 462707077$847,880
Mj Farms 249364135$802,192

By North American Race Leaders View Top 25 Breeders
Name Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
Judd S. Kearl 404766051$2,764,235
Trey Wood 293695541$1,776,037
Kenneth L. Roberts, Sr. 284795045$1,681,157
Jose Sanchez 198523121$1,438,241
Paul C. Jones 402555358$1,270,008

By North American Race Leaders View Top 25 Trainers
Name Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
Rodrigo Sigala Vallejo 222533626$1,850,528
Ricky Ramirez 310685544$1,552,089
James A. Flores 243443925$1,142,954
Damian I. Martinez 534758166$1,050,840
Agustin Silva 253433428$1,023,026

By North American Race Leaders View Top 25 Jockeys
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Texas Summer Showdown Recap- Friday at Retama Park
By Martha Claussen

SELMA, TX—JULY 28, 2017—Retama Park kicked off its biggest stakes weekend of the 2017 Quarter Horse season with a 10-race card that featured five stakes and four trials for the Adequan Derby Challenge (see related story).

Longshot Apollitical Wave Tops the Field in the $35,000 TQHA Classic Stakes (RG3)

Javier Garza’s homebred Apollitical Wave powered to victory in the $35,000 TQHA Classic Stakes, pulling the biggest upset of the night. Trained by Frank Mendez, the 4-year-old son of Apollitical Jess .. Read More

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O’Dell With Strong Pair in Governor's Cup Futurity; Ajs Anna Smoke Looking For Governor's Cup Sweep
LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JULY 28, 2017—The richest race on California Breeders Champions Night is the $390,000 Governor's Cup Futurity at 350-yards.

The 10-horse field will be headed by the Chris O'Dell-trained duo of fastest qualifier Chance To Fire and second fastest qualifier Effortless Effort.

Owned by Abigail Kawananakoa, Chance To Fire was third in the Ed Burke Million final before returning to post a length victory in the Governor's Cup trial. He's won three out of four starts, including a length victory in the trials.

"We're in the catbird's sit, but that's where the pressure is," O'Dell said with a sm .. Read More

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