Super Derby Delayed

Los Alamitos Super Derby delayed due to medication concerns.

The $1 million-est. Los Alamitos Super Derby (G1), originally scheduled to run November 1, has been pushed back to November 15 due to concerns related to possible medication violations.

In the October 12 trials, eight of the 10 qualifiers were trained by Eloy Navarro, who made his first official starts in 2004. Since then, he has trained the winners of 158 races from 1,718 starts. In those 10 years, he has saddled two stakes winners, including world champion One Dashing Eagle, owned by Jose and Gustavo De La Torre and San Gregorio Racing Stables, to win the $1,001,000 Ed Burke Million Futurity (G1) in 2012, and also trained Merridoc Hawk to win the 2010 California Breeders' Matron Stakes (RG2).

The two other trainers who qualified horses include Danny Montes, who saddled San Gregorio Racing Stables' champion Five Bar Cartel, and Juan Aleman, who saddled Big Sky Lad, whom he co-owns in partnership with Muniz Quarter Horses and Bruce and Jill Thompson.

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See the list of Los Alamitos Super Derby qualifiers

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