Joel Rosario

Racing! Goodbye Del Mar, hello Los Alamitos

Hello, my name is John Cherwa and welcome back to our horse racing newsletter as it’s on to Los Alamitos.

Good Magic may have won the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, but the bettors say Bolt D’Oro is still the best horse. Such were the conclusions after the first round of the Kentucky Derby Futures Pool.

The morning line was set as Magic at 8-1 and Bolt at 10-1, but after four days of light betting, Bolt was down to 7-1 and Magic at 11-1. In fact, Magic was slightly lower than 12-1 McKinzie, the Bob Baffert trained colt named for his good friend and long-time Los Alamitos executive Brad McKinzie, who died earlier this...

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