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November 3, 1990
Dash For Speed, the leading contender for 1990 World Champion Running Quarter Horse honors, heads a field of six fillies and mares in tonight's $25,000 Charger Bar Handicap at Los Alamitos. The 350-yard race is the ninth of a 12-race program. Dash For Speed, a winner of 21 of 27 starts with earnings of $1,093,441, will be making her first start since July 28 when she won the Los Alamitos Invitational. Kip Didericksen will be aboard.
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October 26, 2002 | BOB MIESZERSKI
John Creager, who ranks fourth among jockeys at Los Alamitos with 2,108 victories, has decided to retire. A member of the local colony for 25 years, Creager, 51, will become a trainer at Ed Allred's Rolling A Ranch in Atascadero. Creager, who is seventh among Los Alamitos jockeys with 86 stakes victories, has ridden such stars as Down With Debt, Sgt Pepper Feature, Griswold, Chicks Beduino, Florentine, Ah Sigh, Prissy Fein and Jodys Glory.
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September 15, 1998 | MICHAEL ITAGAKI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Cypress senior Dusty Creager is the daughter of Los Alamitos jockey John Creager. So she's the petite setter for the Centurions' girls' volleyball team, right? "Yeah, my dad comes just about up to my shoulder," laughed Creager, a 5-foot-11 outside hitter. "You would never guess that looking at him, since he's so short, that I might be getting my education paid for with a [volleyball] scholarship."
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September 15, 1998 | MICHAEL ITAGAKI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Cypress senior Dusty Creager is the daughter of Los Alamitos jockey John Creager. So she's the petite setter for the Centurions' girls' volleyball team, right? "Yeah, my dad comes just about up to my shoulder," laughed Creager, a 5-foot-11 outside hitter. "You would never guess that looking at him, since he's so short, that I might be getting my education paid for with a [volleyball] scholarship."
SPORTS
November 9, 1990 | Times Wire Services
The Dream Doctor will head a field of 10 3-year-olds set to go to the post Saturday night in the $55,279 California Sires Cup at Los Alamitos. The Sires Cup will be contested over 400 yards as the ninth race on the 12-race program. A pair of trials for the Sires Cup were conducted on Oct. 31 with the 10 fastest qualifiers returning for Saturday's final in quest of the $25,078 winner's share of the purse.
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October 26, 2002 | BOB MIESZERSKI
John Creager, who ranks fourth among jockeys at Los Alamitos with 2,108 victories, has decided to retire. A member of the local colony for 25 years, Creager, 51, will become a trainer at Ed Allred's Rolling A Ranch in Atascadero. Creager, who is seventh among Los Alamitos jockeys with 86 stakes victories, has ridden such stars as Down With Debt, Sgt Pepper Feature, Griswold, Chicks Beduino, Florentine, Ah Sigh, Prissy Fein and Jodys Glory.
SPORTS
July 7, 1994 | JODY BERGER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In the 20 years that John Creager has been riding at Los Alamitos, everything around him has changed, with a few exceptions. Blane Schvaneveldt is still one of the top trainers, horses still turn left in the longer races and Creager still sits patiently on his mounts, holding them straight and letting them run. He has been criticized for sitting too quietly during a race but, as the statistics show, he gets the job done. Recording victory No.
SPORTS
July 13, 1988
Sea Comic, with jockey John Creager aboard, raced to a half-length victory over Calliope Lou in the featured eighth quarter horse race at Los Alamitos Tuesday night. Sea Comic led every step of the 350-yard dash, covering the distance in 17.66 seconds. Calliope Lou, who beat Sea Comic by a nose in their last race, edged favored Miss Fair Profit.
SPORTS
May 21, 1995 | STACY PIGOTT
As expected, Ah Sigh won the $102,000 La Primera Del Ano Derby Saturday night at Los Alamitos. The filly broke inward from post position No. 9, bumping hard against Shiney Miles. But Ah Sigh, ridden by jockey John Creager, recovered and won by half a length in 19.93 seconds, paying $2.20 to win. A Dash Of Beduino won Friday night's $91,500 El Primero Del Ano Derby in 19.94 seconds.
SPORTS
July 9, 1988
Easy Conversation, a star performer at Los Alamitos Race Course two years ago, bounced back to form Friday night by edging heavily favored Chingaderos by a head in the $26,750 Double Bid Handicap. With John Creager in the saddle, Easy Conversation rallied from fourth to catch Chingaderos in the closing strides. Easy Conversation raced the 350 yards in 17.49 seconds. Easy Conversation, who is trained by Blane Schvaneveldt, returned $15.60, $4.00 and $3.80. Chingaderos returned $2.40 and $2.
SPORTS
July 7, 1994 | JODY BERGER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In the 20 years that John Creager has been riding at Los Alamitos, everything around him has changed, with a few exceptions. Blane Schvaneveldt is still one of the top trainers, horses still turn left in the longer races and Creager still sits patiently on his mounts, holding them straight and letting them run. He has been criticized for sitting too quietly during a race but, as the statistics show, he gets the job done. Recording victory No.
SPORTS
November 9, 1990 | Times Wire Services
The Dream Doctor will head a field of 10 3-year-olds set to go to the post Saturday night in the $55,279 California Sires Cup at Los Alamitos. The Sires Cup will be contested over 400 yards as the ninth race on the 12-race program. A pair of trials for the Sires Cup were conducted on Oct. 31 with the 10 fastest qualifiers returning for Saturday's final in quest of the $25,078 winner's share of the purse.
SPORTS
November 3, 1990
Dash For Speed, the leading contender for 1990 World Champion Running Quarter Horse honors, heads a field of six fillies and mares in tonight's $25,000 Charger Bar Handicap at Los Alamitos. The 350-yard race is the ninth of a 12-race program. Dash For Speed, a winner of 21 of 27 starts with earnings of $1,093,441, will be making her first start since July 28 when she won the Los Alamitos Invitational. Kip Didericksen will be aboard.
SPORTS
January 24, 1991 | STEVE SCHUELEIN
Dash For Time, who posted the fastest qualifying time, drew post No. 4 for the $138,000 La Primera Del Ano Derby for quarter horses Friday night at Los Alamitos. The field, in order of post position, with jockeys in parentheses: Social Celebrity (Bruce Pilkenton), Dashin Flo Jo (Eddie Garcia), Streakin Dolly (G.R.
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