July 26, 1995 |
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.
June 22, 1990 |
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.
November 9, 1990 |
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.
July 29, 1994 |
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.
November 15, 1989 |
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.
November 8, 1989 |
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.