Keyword: Los Angeles County Fair

  • Stewart Elliott

    Elliott Wins Riding Title at Los Alamitos

    Jockey Stewart Elliott won his first Southern California riding title, while Hall of Famer Bob Baffert and Doug O'Neill shared training honors at the Los Angeles County Fair meet at Los Alamitos Race Course.

  • Fairplex Plans to Phase Out Sales, Training

    Over the next several months, the Los Angeles County Fair plans to phase out its racing-related activities at Fairplex Park, chief executive officer James Henwood told the California Horse Racing Board April 25.

  • Racing at Fairplex Park

    CTT Pushing for Consideration of Fairplex

    The president of the California Thoroughbred Trainers wants a more transparent process for selecting the track that will eventually succeed Betfair Hollywood Park and is calling for renewed consideration of Fairplex Park.

  • Fairplex Park is out of the running for now as a replacement for Betfair Hollywood Park.

    Fairplex Out for Now as Hollywood Alternative

    Fairplex Park, one of two locations under consideration as a replacement for Betfair Hollywood Park, is out of the running for now, says the president and chief executive officer of the Los Angeles County Fair facility.

  • Kim Lloyd

    Lloyd Named Fairplex Equine Manager

    Los Angeles County Fair officials have named Kim Lloyd to the position of equine manager at Fairplex Park in Pomona, Calif.

  • Tom Knust

    Fairplex Welcomes New Racing Secretary

    Thomas Knust has been named racing secretary for the 71st live racing meet at Fairplex Park held during the annual Los Angeles County Fair in September, announced Mike Seder, association vice president and chief financial officer.

  • Artist Depiction of proposed track expansions at Fairplex Park.

    Fairplex Campaigns for Expansion

    Encouraged by a positive reception from industry representatives, Fairplex Park is pressing forward with plans to turn its Los Angeles County Fair Grounds racing facility into a year-round training grounds for up to 2,200 horses.

  • Amid Uncertainty, CHRB Begins 3-Year Date Plan

    Trying to cure a scheduling headache, the California Horse Racing Board has started planning for the future -- with or without Bay Meadows and Hollywood Park. At an Aug. 10 meeting at Del Mar, the CHRB's dates committee took the first step in piecing together a cohesive three-year calendar.

  • Fairplex Names New Racing Manager

    Paul Ryneveld was named equine manager at Fairplex and will oversee the Los Angeles County Fair facility's live race meet, simulcast operation and training program beginning on March 19.

  • Fairplex Meet Hurdles Handle Mark Again

    Fairplex Park set a record for total handle during its 16-day run in 2006 that ended Sept. 25 when it averaged more than $7.1 million daily. It was the second straight year the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds racetrack surpassed its previous handle mark and the third time in the past four years.

  • Oak Tree Breeders' Cup Plan Endorsed by CHRB

    The Oak Tree Racing Association at Santa Anita will get an additional day of racing Sept. 28, allowing it to run four Breeders' Cup prep races under a plan endorsed Friday by the California Horse Racing Board.

  • Fairplex Park at Forefront of CHRB Meeting

    Fairplex Park was at the center of the California Horse Racing Board's attention once more Thursday. Just a couple of months after the CHRB turned down a proposed lease of the Los Angeles County Fair's end-of-summer racing dates to Hollywood Park, Fairplex issues were in the middle of things once more -- on a couple of fronts.

  • Fair Association: No Changes in Barretts Sales

    In a move that removes a potential restriction on the future relocation of the Los Angeles County Fair's racing dates, the fair association announced it has purchased controlling interest of Barretts Equine Ltd., which conducts the top 2-year-olds in-training auction in the state each March.

  • Rank-And-File Have Say; Meet Stays at Fairplex

    Bowing to pressure from a torrent of racing industry insiders, the California Horse Racing Board turned thumbs down June 26 on the Los Angeles County Fair's plan to move its 17-day 2002 meet to Santa Anita Park.

  • CHRB Sets Meeting to Decide Fairplex Dates Issue

    A decision on the Los Angeles County Fair's plan to move its September race meet from Fairplex Park to Santa Anita Park is expected when the California Horse Racing Board meets June 26 at 10 a.m. at the Los Angeles Crowne Plaza Hotel.

  • Is Magna Target in Fairplex Dates Plan Gunfire?

    The Los Angeles County Fair's desire to move its September racing meet to Santa Anita Park has become a referendum on Magna Entertainment Corp.'s control of California racing dates.

  • TOC Urges 'Careful Look' at Fairplex Dates Plan

    With the California Horse Racing Board scheduled to rule June 6 on whether to allow the Los Angeles County Fair to move its 17-day race meet to Santa Anita Park this September, another powerful industry group has signaled its opposition, at least for now.

  • Fairplex: Racing Plans Still Up in the Air

    Fairplex Park has had discussions about moving its 17-day Los Angeles County Fair meet to another track in metropolitan Southern California. But Wendy Talarico, communications manager for the fair, said there are no plans to do anything commercially with the racetrack grounds. And, contrary to a published report that the Pomona, Calif., track has an agreement in principle with Hollywood Park, Talarico said no deal has been done.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Bye-Bye Bullring

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- Closing the curtain on racing at the Los Angeles County Fair would stir up some memories of a not-so-distant past when the Pomona bullring was a source of great entertainment and a diversion from the serious side of our sport.

  • Fairplex To Move In 2002?

    The Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona, Calif., may have run its last horse race when the 2001 Fairplex Park meeting ended Sept. 24. According to published reports, next year's fair dates, tentatively scheduled for Sept. 13-29, will be run at Hollywood Park.

  • Bay Meadows Cancels as San Francisco Mourns

    Bay Meadows canceled its Monday afternoon racing program as the Bay Area continued to mourn victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the East Coast. Hijacked Flight 93, which crashed near Pittsburgh, Pa., was headed to San Francisco, Calif., and area-wide memorial services were held Monday as part of an official city Day of Remembrance.