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July 25, 1994 | BILL CHRISTINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An unlikely series of events resulted in Juan Limon riding a 2-year-old filly in the seventh race at Los Alamitos on Saturday night. It was the last ride of Limon's life. That filly, Ima Dashing Lady, stumbled 25 yards from the finish of the Quarter Horse Futurity Trials. Thrown over the head of Ima Dashing Lady, Limon was crushed by the filly when she went down.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 25, 1994 | BILL CHRISTINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An unlikely series of events resulted in Juan Limon riding a 2-year-old filly in the seventh race at Los Alamitos on Saturday night. It was the last ride of Limon's life. That filly, Ima Dashing Lady, stumbled 25 yards from the finish of the Quarter Horse Futurity Trials. Thrown over the head of Ima Dashing Lady, Limon was crushed by the filly when she went down.
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SPORTS
August 23, 1991 | STEVE ANDERSEN
Winning Guarantee, who beat males in the Gold Coast Express Handicap at the Orange County Racing Fair on Aug. 10 , heads a field of nine in the $20,000-added Miss Princess Handicap on tonight's opening program of the 1990-91 fall-winter quarter horse meeting at Los Alamitos. Winning Guarantee has won two of nine starts this year and will start from the outside, the No. 9 post, with jockey Joe Meier.
SPORTS
July 26, 1995 | LON EUBANKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A wrongful death suit has been filed in Orange County Superior Court in Santa Ana against Los Alamitos Race Course and other defendants in the death of jockey Juan Limon, killed when his horse, Ima Dashing Lady, fell during a race at the track on July 23, 1994. The suit was filed in behalf of Limon's wife, Rosa, their child, and two other children from a previous relationship. They are seeking damages to be determined by the trial.
SPORTS
June 22, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Los Alamitos hosts the first of five afternoon racing programs Sunday with a 13-race card highlighted by the $110,000 Dash For Cash Derby. Los Al's first afternoon racing program in more than 15 years is dubbed Family Day. Children accompanied by an adult will participate in drawings for tickets to Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm. An outdoor barbecue will be served accompanied by a strolling Dixieland band.
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
July 29, 1994 | JODY BERGER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Horsemen's Quarter Horse Racing Assn. has set up a trust fund in the name of Juan Limon, the jockey who died of injuries suffered in a spill at Los Alamitos Race Course on Saturday night. And Pacific Quarter Horse Racing Assn. made an initial contribution of $1,000 into the Juan Limon Trust that will help Limon's wife, Rosie, and their 4-year-old daughter, Erica.
SPORTS
November 15, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
A field of 10, nine of whom have made recent starts in stakes races, have entered tonight's $9,000 featured allowance race at Los Alamitos Race Course. The feature will be the 10th race on an 11-race program that begins at 7:30 p.m.
SPORTS
November 8, 1989 | Special to The Times
Two divisions of the Southern California Derby Trials will be run at Los Alamitos Race Course tonight to determine the 10 finalists for the Nov. 18 final of the quarter horse meeting. The Southern California Derby will be run on the closing night along with the $200,000 Champion of Champions. The Southern California Derby is restricted to 3-year-olds and is run over 440 yards. The first trial is the seventh race.
NEWS
May 16, 1998 | Associated Press
A federal judge in Brooklyn sentenced four Mexicans on Friday to prison terms ranging from 1 1/2 to three years for their involvement in a ring that brought deaf Mexicans into the country illegally and used them as slave labor.
SPORTS
September 2, 1993 | STEVE ANDERSEN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
For a jockey who began riding at Los Alamitos this season, Manuel Loza wasted no time in establishing himself on the nation's top quarter-horse circuit. Despite his inexperience and the fact he spent most mornings at a Mira Loma thoroughbred farm instead of galloping horses at Los Alamitos, Loza fared well for a first-year rider, winning 11 of 61 races. His 18% winning average was comparable to the track's leading riders.
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