Del Mar News & Announcements

These announcements and Press Releases are updated frequently. For Stable Notes and other race-related news, you can read our Stable News.

Irad Ortiz Jr. Wins Fourth Consecutive Bill Shoemaker Award

Irad Ortiz Jr. © Eclipse Sportswire / Breeders’ Cup Irad Ortiz Jr. won his fourth consecutive Bill Shoemaker Award, given to the most outstanding jockey at the Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar. The...

Knicks Go Proves Uncatchable in $6 Million Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic

Knicks Go © Benoit Photo Korea Racing Authority’s Knicks Go ($8.40) played catch me if you can in the 38th running of the $6 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) for 3-year-olds and up, and...

Marche Lorraine (JPN) Returns $101.80 in Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff Shocker

Marche Lorraine (JPN) © Benoit Photo U. Carrot Farm’s Marche Lorraine (JPN) ($101.80) edged Dunbar Road by a desperate nose to win the 38th running of the $2 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) for...

California Horse Racing Board, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Breeders’ Cup Joint statement regarding Race 10, the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf

The CHRB, Del Mar, and Breeders’ Cup officials reviewed the circumstances of the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf last night and again this morning. The CHRB determined, as discussed in the aftermath of the race, #1-Modern...

Statement From the Breeders' Cup

Breeders’ Cup races are subject to CHRB rules, including Rule 1974 B which states: “If a horse is removed from the wagering pool due to a totalizator error, or due to any other error, and...

CHRB Advisory

Concerning the 10th race at Del Mar today, the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf: Prior to the start of the race, #1 Modern Games (IRE) reared up and hit the back of the gate; #2 Albahr...

Corniche Remains Perfect, Wins TVG Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Presented by Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

Corniche © Eclipse Sportswire / Breeders' Cup Speedway Stables’ Corniche ($4.80) grabbed the lead out of the gate from the outside post 11 and never trailed another horse as he held off Pappacap by 1...

Five Players Win Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge Entries in Last Chance

The new Last Chance BCBC drew 234 entries all aiming for a seat in the November 5 & 6 $10,000 Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC). Players put up $1,000 of which $750 went to the...

Livingmybestlife Wire to Wire as Del Mar Returns to Action

Livingmybestlife © Benoit Photo Hronis Racing’s Livingmybestlife took the lead right out the gate and simply wouldn’t be caught Wednesday afternoon at Del Mar in the featured $103,750 Seashell Stakes as the seaside track opened...

Breeders' Cup World Championships November 3, 2021

Art Collector – Bruce Lunsford’s Bill Mott-trained homebred $6 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) contender Art Collector had an eventful gallop of the main track this morning at just prior to 9 o’clock, as...