Del Mar Stable News

These news articles are specific to the Backside including Stable Notes and other race-related stories. For official Press Releases and announcements, you can read our News & Press Releases.

Reddam, Hronis Split Honors for 2020 Owners at Del Mar

Monday, September 7th, 2020   (3 weeks ago)
J. Paul Reddam © Benoit Photo Reddam Racing and Hronis Racing, two of the major players on the Southern California circuit, wound up splitting owners honors for the 2020 summer meeting at Del Mar. Reddam...

Maximum Security Voted Horse of the Meet for 2020

Monday, September 7th, 2020   (3 weeks ago)
Maximum Security © Benoit Photo Gary and Mary West and partners’ Maximum Security was unanimously voted the Horse of the Meet for Del Mar’s 81st summer season in a poll of racing media. Victories in...

Big Fish Wins Del Mar Juvenile Turf

Monday, September 7th, 2020   (3 weeks ago)
Big Fish © Benoit Photo VICTOR ESPINOZA (Big Fish, winner) – “I had a good trip. The only problem I had was on the far turn when I dropped my hands just a bit and...

Stable Notes September 7, 2020

Monday, September 7th, 2020   (3 weeks ago)
Flavien Prat aboard Madone © Benoit Photo PRAT SECURES STAKES RECORD, BUT TITLE RACE IS DOWN TO THE WIRE The victory aboard Madone in Sunday’s $75,000 Juvenile Fillies Turf was the 14th in a stakes...

Rispoli Guides Favored Pixelate to Tally in Del Mar Derby

Sunday, September 6th, 2020   (3 weeks ago)
Pixelate © Benoit Photo Godolphin’s Pixelate, benefitting from yet another perfectly timed ride on the turf by Del Mar’s leading rider, Umberto Rispoli, was along in time to score by a head in the 76th...

Odds-On Princess Noor Scores Big in Del Mar Debutante

Sunday, September 6th, 2020   (3 weeks ago)
Princess Noor © Benoit Photo Zedan Racing Stable’s high-priced filly ran like she was worth every penny of the $1.35 million owner Amir Zedan spent on her this past April at a 2-year-old in training...

Stable Notes September 6, 2020

Sunday, September 6th, 2020   (3 weeks ago)
Bob Baffert 2017 AUTHENTIC POSITIONS BAFFERT FOR ANOTHER DERBY/FUTURITY DOUBLE The Kentucky Derby victory Saturday by Authentic, who was conditioned at Del Mar for America’s most famous race, was a record-tying sixth for Hall of...

Prat Caps Big Del Mar Day with Score in Mabee

Saturday, September 5th, 2020   (3 weeks ago)
Raymundos Secret © Benoit Photo Rider Flavien Prat rang the bell four times Saturday afternoon at Del Mar, the last time in the $150,000 John C. Mabee Stakes. In doing so, the 28-year-old Frenchman tied...

Runhappy Del Mar Futurity Monday Lures Six at 7 Panels

Saturday, September 5th, 2020   (3 weeks ago)
Dr. Schivel © Benoit Photo Six young horses will run seven furlongs Monday in the 73rd edition of the shore oval’s annual closer - the Runhappy Del Mar Futurity. The race will carry a purse...

13 Sign on for Monday's Del Mar Juvenile Turf

Saturday, September 5th, 2020   (3 weeks ago)
Get Her Number © Benoit Photo A dozen males and a filly – 2-year-olds all – will go to the post Monday in the 9th running of the Del Mar Juvenile Turf. The race carries...