Five stakes races–three of which are graded–highlight the 2020 Los Angeles County Fair Winter Thoroughbred meet at Los Alamitos. The season will begin Friday, Dec. 4 and continue through Sunday, Dec. 20.
Racing is scheduled to be conducted Friday-Sunday the first week (Dec. 4-6) and Thursday-Sunday the final two weeks (Dec. 10-13 and Dec. 17-20). Post time will be 1 p.m. on weekdays and 12:30 p.m. on weekends.
The $300,000 GI Starlet S. and the $200,000 GII Los Alamitos Futurity will be run, respectively, Saturday, Dec. 5 and Saturday, Dec. 19. Both races are at 1 1/16 miles and being offered at Los Alamitos for the seventh time.
Hall of Famer Bob Baffert won both the Starlet and Futurity for a third consecutive year in 2019 and has won all six runnings of the Futurity at Los Alamitos.
The other graded stakes race is the GIII Bayakoa S., which will be offered Sunday, Dec. 6.
Live racing will continue to be run with no spectators and only essential personnel allowed inside the facility to conduct the program.