CYPRESS (CBSLA) — Another horse died Tuesday while training at Los Alamitos Race Course in Cypress.
One Famous Prize, a 2-year-old gelding, had never been raced. The California Horse Racing Board confirmed his death but did not provide additional details.READ MORE: Motive Unknown After 8 Killed At Indianapolis FedEx Facility
According to the CHRB, One Famous Prize was trained by Michael Robbins.
On July 10, the race track was briefly placed on probation by the CHRB after at least 20 horses died at the track in 2020 after suffering racing or training injuries, and another 10 had succumbed to gastrointestinal and other types of illnesses.READ MORE: Sheriff's Deputies Arrest Suspect After He Barricaded Himself In A Compton Residence For More Than 7 Hours
The death of One Famous Prize marks the third horse death at Los Alamitos since the CHRB granted the track a one-year license to continue conducting quarter horse racing in January.
The reversal from a six-month license came after two horses died while training at the track over the previous week.MORE NEWS: 1 Dead, 3 Injured In Tujunga Crash
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