Starlet, Los Alamitos Futurity Anchor Six-Day Winter Meet At Los Alamitos – Horse Racing News


Two-time Grade 1 winner Cave Rock, trained by Bob Baffert, is nominated for the Los Alamitos Futurity

Four stakes for 2-year-olds, including a pair of graded races, highlight the upcoming Winter Thoroughbred meet at Los Alamitos in Cypress, California.

The six-day season is scheduled to begin Friday, Dec. 9 and continue through Sunday, Dec. 18. Post time will be 12:30 p.m. (PT) with racing conducted Friday-Sunday (Dec. 9-11 and Dec. 16-18) both weeks.

The $300,000 Starlet (G1) for 2-year-old fillies, which will be renewed for the ninth time at Los Alamitos, is set or Saturday, Dec. 10, one week before the  $200,000 Los Alamitos Futurity (G2). The Starlet and the Futurity will be run at 1 1/16 miles.

Nominees to the Starlet include And Tell Me Nolies, winner of the Del Mar Debutante (G1) and Chandelier (G2), Home Cooking, runner-up in the Del Mar Debutante, and Los Alamitos maiden winner Carla.

Los Alamitos Futurity nominees include two-time Grade 1 winner Cave Rock, Gandolfini, and Capote Stakes winner Hard to Figure.

The other two scheduled stakes for juveniles will be run at one mile. The $100,000 Soviet Problem for fillies will be offered Sunday, Dec. 11, and the $100,000 King Glorious is set for Sunday, Dec. 18. Both are for horses bred or sired in California.

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