Del Mar Stable News

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Seven Cal-Breds Will Tussle Friday in Del Mar's Real Good Deal Stakes

Wednesday, July 28th, 2021   (12 hours ago)
The Chosen Vron © Benoit Photo Seven 3-year-old California-bred runners will face off at seven furlongs Friday at Del Mar in the 34th edition of the Real Good Deal Stakes. The dash carries a husky...

Brandothebartender Gets Up Late to Win California Dreamin' Sunday

Sunday, July 25th, 2021   (3 days ago)
Brandothebartender © Benoit Photo The hard-knocking veteran Brandothebartender set ‘em up and knocked ‘em down late Sunday in capturing the $152,000 California Dreamin’ Stakes by a half length at Del Mar. The 8-year-old gelding by...

Stable Notes July 25, 2020

Sunday, July 25th, 2021   (3 days ago)
United © Benoit Photo PRIMARY TARGETS ARE NEXT FOR UNITED, MADONE AFTER MAJOR WINS United and Madone came out of their respective Grade II wins in the $250,000 Eddie Read and $200,000 San Clemente Stakes...

Madone Comes Widest and Fastest to Take Del Mar's San Clemente Sunday

Saturday, July 24th, 2021   (4 days ago)
Madone © Benoit Photo Kaleem Shah’s Madone saved ground early, then launched a strong outside bid from the three-eighths pole home to prove a half length best Saturday in the $202,500 San Clemente Stakes for...

Old Pro United Captures Eddie Read Once More in a Thrilling Finish

Saturday, July 24th, 2021   (4 days ago)
United © Benoit Photo LNJ Foxwoods’ United, the defending champion, powered through the lane under Flavien Prat to get up by a neck at the finish of a sparkling renewal of the Grade II, $251,000...

Stable Notes July 24, 2021

Saturday, July 24th, 2021   (4 days ago)
Kyle Frey © Benoit Photo FAST STARTS HAVE UNEXPECTED NAMES HIGH ON THE LEADERBOARDS Four days into the 82nd Del Mar summer meeting one can find the usual suspects in the upper reaches of the...

I'm So Anna Hangs Tough Friday to Capture Del Mar's Fleet Treat

Friday, July 23rd, 2021   (5 days ago)
I'm So Anna © Benoit Photo KMN Racing’s I’m So Anna fought off a determined rival in Red Baron’s Barn or Vaya Con Suerte’s Teddy’s Barino and drew clear late to tally by one length...

10 Try Sunday's California Dreamin'; Superstition One to Beat in Daisycutter

Friday, July 23rd, 2021   (5 days ago)
North County Guy © Benoit Photo Del Mar will offer a pair of stakes Sunday – one a “major” event and the other an “overnight.” The “major” is the 16th edition of the California Dreamin’...

Stable Notes July 23, 2021

Friday, July 23rd, 2021   (5 days ago)
Award Winner © Benoit Photo AWARD WINNER FIRMLY ESTABLISHED AS READ CONTENDER Relocating to California has proven to be a good move for Award Winner, a 5-year-old son of Ghostzapper bred and owned by John...

Eddie Read, San Clemente Saturday Highlight 11-Race Del Mar Program

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021   (6 days ago)
United © Benoit Photo Del Mar will present a stakes doubleheader Saturday with the 48th running of the Grade II, $250,000 Eddie Read Stakes being one of the offerings and the 54th edition of the...