Hello, my name is John Cherwa and welcome back to our horse racing newsletter as we hear from the CHRB on some things it believes are worth more discussion. Saturday was not as quiet as you might think it would be. First up is the opening of Los Alamitos’ summer meeting, which seemed from the outside to go off without a hitch racing wise. Here’s how our own Jack Harris captured the sights and sounds of Los Alamitos’ opening day. Just click here. Now it seems as if Ed Allred’s comments in the Los Angeles Times (just click here) drew some consternation from the California Horse Racing Board. It wanted to point out that it is not a CHRB review panel that reviews if a horse is qualified to run. It says that the panel was formed at the direction of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s office. (My note: OK, but it is administered by the CHRB, which answers to a department that is run by the governor, as is every state body. Seems like the same thing.) In the Los Angeles Times, Allred talked about two horses being excluded for opening day and 12 being on a “maybe list.” The CHRB says: “Out of the 178 horses entered the first two days at Los Alamitos Race Course thoroughbred meet, the panel recommended...