Five Stakes Highlight Los Alamitos Meet


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The upcoming 10-day Los Angeles County Fair meet at Los Alamitos will feature five stakes races worth $400,000. The richest of the stakes races is the $100,000 Los Alamitos Special. The race at 1 1/16 miles–it was run previously (2018-2019) at 1 1/4 miles–will be run Sept. 19.

The initial stakes of the season is the $75,000 Beverly J. Lewis for 3-year-old fillies at six furlongs which will be run Sept. 11.

There are two stakes events for 2-year-olds. The $75,000 Capote S. will be run Sept. 18 and the $75,000 Phone Chatter S. for fillies will be contested Sept. 25. Both races are at 6 1/2 furlongs.

Completing the stakes schedule is the $75,000 E.B. Johnston for 3-year-olds and up bred or sired in California. The one-mile race will be run Sept. 12.

The fair meet begins Friday, Sept. 10 and continues through Sept. 26. Racing will be conducted Friday through Sunday the first two weeks and Thursday through Sunday for the final four days. Post time will be 1 p.m.

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