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TVG to Air Los Al Post Position Draw

Network to show draw for Champion of Champions and Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity.

December 8, 2012

Los Alamitos

TVG will air the post position draw to the Grade 1, $750,000 Champion of Champions and Grade 1, $2,108,275 Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity from the Finish Line Room at Los Alamitos Race Course on Wednesday, December 12, at 2 p.m. (Pacific).

Mike Joyce and Dave Weaver will host the draw show. The connections of the American Quarter Horses participating in the two races will have the opportunity to select the post position for their horse. The selection order will be decided by a random draw to be held prior to the start of the draw show. Track announcer and morning line maker Ed Burgart will unveil his morning line for both races during the show.

The Champion of Champions will be held on Saturday, December 15, will be headed by world champion Cold Cash 123, multiple Grade 1 winner El Aguila Deal, Robert L. Boniface Los Alamitos Invitational Championship (G1) winner and track record holder Chivalry SR and Los Alamitos Super Derby (G1) winner Deniro and Super Derby runner-up Hez Our Secret. The Champion of Champions will be contested at 440 yards.

The Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity on Sunday, December 16, will be headed by fastest qualifier Freedom Choice, All American Futurity (G1) third-place finisher Aha Moment, Dash For Cash Futurity (G1) finalist The August Heat, Golden State Million Futurity (G1) runner-up Seperate Interest and Fires Blazin, the only horse to qualify to all three futurities with million-dollar purses contested at Los Alamitos this year. Matabari, Far Niente, Commando Tres Seis, Somethin Like This and Lavish Susan will also race in the Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity.

Fans will also be able to wager on a “Champions Double” featuring the Champion of Champions and Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity. The Champion of Champions will serve as the first leg of the bet on Saturday, December 15, and the Two Million Futurity will be the second leg of the double on Sunday, December 16. For more info, call 714-820-2690.