Del Mar Stable News

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Rosario, Brown Complete Grade I Sweep as Uni Wins Matriarch

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018   (5 months ago)
Uni © Benoit Photo Providing jockey Joel Rosario and trainer Chad Brown with a sweep of Del Mar’s two Grade I stakes events this weekend, Great Britain-bred Uni rallied from next-to-last with a blazing burst...

Stable Notes December 2, 2018

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018   (5 months ago)
Luke Wilson, Victor Espinoza, Joel Rosario, Owen Wilson (Left to Right) © Del Mar Thoroughbred Club VICTOR ESPINOZA BACK AT DEL MAR WITH OPTIMISTIC REPORT Hall of Fame jockey Victor Espinoza was back at Del...

Raging Bull, Rosario Win Grade I Hollywood Derby

Saturday, December 1st, 2018   (5 months ago)
Raging Bull © Benoit Photo With a devastating rally in the stretch, 9-5 favored Raging Bull, an Eastern invader piloted by Joel Rosario, powered past a game River Boyne in the final strides to win...

Stable Notes December 1, 2018

Saturday, December 1st, 2018   (5 months ago)
Fahan Mura © Benoit Photo ‘HORSE FOR THE COURSE’ COULD BE KEY TO SUNDAY’S MATRIARCH The rains that doused the Jimmy Durante Turf Course Thursday and Friday have added questions and intrigue to the mix...

Magic Musketier, Desormeaux Win Del Mar Feature

Friday, November 30th, 2018   (5 months ago)
Magic Musketier © Benoit Photo Providing Hall of Famer jockey Kent Desormeaux with his second straight victory of the afternoon, Magic Musketier outfinished Extraordinary Jerry in the final strides to win Del Mar’s feature race...

Matriarch Stakes Climaxes Del Mar's 2018 Fall Racing Season

Friday, November 30th, 2018   (5 months ago)
Vasilika © Benoit Photo Del Mar ends its 16-day 2018 Fall racing season Sunday featuring older fillies and mares in the Grade I $300,000 Matriarch Stakes at one mile over the infield Jimmy Durante Turf...

Stable Notes November 30, 2018

Friday, November 30th, 2018   (5 months ago)
Carrick © Del Mar Thoroughbred Club NEW YORK INVADERS COULD HAVE BIG SAY IN HOLLYWOOD DERBY Among his many credentials, Nick Esler is a licensed trainer who this week served an advance man for his...

Goodwillambassador Wins Del Mar Feature

Thursday, November 29th, 2018   (5 months ago)
Goodwillambassador © Benoit Photo Strongly handled by jockey Aaron Gryder, Goodwillambassador prevailed in a three-horse finish in Thursday’s feature race at one mile over a sloppy main track. Goodwillambassador, owned by Mitchell and Smith and...

East Vs. West in Grade I $300,000 Hollywood Derby Saturday

Thursday, November 29th, 2018   (5 months ago)
Raging Bull © Del Mar Thoroughbred Club It’ll be East Versus West Saturday when 14 talented three-year-olds clash in the Grade I $300,000 Hollywood Derby at a mile and one-eighth over the infield Jimmy Durante...

Stables Notes November 29, 2018

Thursday, November 29th, 2018   (5 months ago)
Instilled Regard © Benoit Photo CHAD BROWN QUINTET SET FOR GRADE I WEEKEND STAKES Jose Hernandez, assistant to the nation’s leading trainer, Chad Brown, was on the end of a lead chain attached to Instilled...