Del Mar Stable News

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Del Mar's First Condition Book for Summer 2022 Now Online

David Jerkens, Del Mar’s racing secretary, has announced that his initial condition book for the 2022 summer racing season at the seaside oval will go online Tuesday (5/17) afternoon. The book will cover the first...

Maiden Dirt Bonus Expands to All Age Levels for '22 at Del Mar

With a twist that expands a bonus package for maidens running at Del Mar this summer, the track will enrich purse earnings by 25% for qualified runners of any age who compete in a maiden...

Richest "Ship & Win" Program Yet Available at Del Mar in 2022

Norma Jean B., a double “Ship & Win” winner from 2021. © Benoit Photo Del Mar will offer its richest “Ship & Win” program yet in 2022, the 12th year the seaside track has used...

Del Mar Pick Six Returns $10,142 to 358 Winners

The closing day Pick Six at Del Mar Sunday returned $10,141 to 358 horse players who selected each of the final six winners on the nine-race card. The pool for the wager had started the...

Verbal's Late Run Gets it Done in Del Mar's Cecil B. DeMille Stakes

Verbal © Benoit Photo Juddmonte Farm’s Verbal took his cues smartly from Jose Ortiz and closed nicely through the lane to take down the eighth edition of the Cecil B. DeMille Stakes by a half-length...

Stable Notes November 28, 2021

LOOKS BACK, AND AHEAD, AS DEL MAR SAYS ‘THAT’S A WRAP’ FOR 2021 The curtain comes down today on the Bing Crosby Season and, thereby, racing at Del Mar for 2021. An appropriate time, it...

Mandatory Pick Six Payout Sunday Has $590,935 Carryover

Del Mar will offer a mandatory payout on its Pick Six wager Sunday – the final day of its 2021 Bing Crosby Season – with a carryover of $590,935 amassed Saturday when nobody was able...

Cosato Wins More Than $60,000 in Del Mar Fall Challenge

Nick Cosato from Sierra Madre, CA, scored huge in the last race of the Del Mar Fall Challenge played on-track at Del Mar or online through TVG.com. Cosato, lying second going into the last race,...

Tezzaray Up in Last Stride to Take Jimmy Durante at Del Mar

Tezzaray © Benoit Photo Slam Dunk Racing and Roger Newman’s Tezzaray split horses in the stretch, then lunged forward at the wire to capture a nose victory in the $103,000 Jimmy Durante Stakes for 2-year-old...

Field Pass Fires Early Saturday to Score in Seabiscuit Handicap

Field Pass © Benoit Photo Responding to an early pull on the trigger by rider Umberto Rispoli, the gray colt Field Pass made the lead in the middle of the backstretch and then hung tough...