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Champion of Champions set for Saturday, December 10


December 6, 2005     E-mail this page to a friend!

Los Alamitos Race Course, Cypress, CA - Los Alamitos Race Course is proud to host the 34th running of the Grade 1 $500,000 Champion of Champions at 440 yards on Saturday, December 10.

The Champion of Champions is the richest event for older horses in the nation and it usually decides the eventual World Champion Quarter Horse. Legendary Quarter Horses like Charger Bar, Dash For Cash and Refrigerator have won the Champion of Champions since its inception in 1972. All in all 22 of the 33 winners have been crowned World Champions.

Los Alamitos will conduct a special post-position draw on Wednesday, December 7 in The Finish Line Room at 11:00 a.m. The connections of the horses in the Champion of Champions and Los Alamitos Million Futurity will have the option of choosing their horse's post-position at this special draw. Media members are invited to attend this special draw.

In addition to the Champions of Champions on Saturday, December 10th, Los Alamitos will play host to the $1,500,000 Los Alamitos Million and the $35,000 Los Alamitos Juvenile Stakes on Friday, December 9th. The weekend closes out with the running of the $35,000 First Down Dash Handicap on Sunday, December 11th.

The Los Alamitos Juvenile, Los Alamitos Million, Champion of Champions and First Down Dash Handicap will make up the $50,000 Champions Pick Four. This wager paid an excess of $600 for a $1 ticket in 2004. For more information please contact: Los Alamitos Marketing and Publicity Director Orlando Gutierrez at 714-820-2690.