Los Alamitos Race Track Cancels Races, Suffering From Shortage of Horses
A shortage of entries also caused Santa Anita to run only three days a week the last half of its troubled season
The Los Alamitos Race Course has canceled races for the third time in the first few days of its three-week Thoroughbred Meet due to fallout from the deaths of 30 horses at Santa Anita during its recently completed meet.
"Due to a shortage of entries, there'll be no daytime Thoroughbred racing Thursday," track officials said in a tweet released Saturday. "Racing resumes on Friday."
Los Alamitos cancelled its first Thursday and Friday races before its season started June 29, the Los Angeles Times reported.
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The track's Summer Thoroughbred Meet runs through next Sunday, July 14.
A shortage of entries also caused Santa Anita to run only three days a week the last half of its troubled season and Del Mar racetrack in San Diego County has races scheduled for only Wednesday through Sunday, the Times said.