Del Mar Stable News

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Regal Glory Goes Out In A Blaze Of Glory Again Winning Matriarch As Del Mar Closes

Regal Glory © Benoit Photo Peter Brant’s grand racemare Regal Glory closed out her exceptional career with a second straight triumph in Del Mar’s Grade I, $401,500 Matriarch Stakes Sunday on closing day of the...

Cecil B. DeMille Stakes (GIII)

Speed Boat Beach © Benoit Photo FLAVIEN PRAT (Speed Boat Beach, winner ) – “He broke well and I thought I was going to be on the lead. But Umberto (Rispoli on Game Time) wanted...

Stable Notes December 4, 2022

Pizza Bianca © Benoit Photo PIZZA BIANCA RETURNS TO THE SCENE OF HER GREATEST TRIUMPH Pizza Bianca was a little known 2-year-old filly when she first arrived at Del Mar at the beginning of November...

Speaking Scout Comes Running Late Saturday To Take Down Grade I Hollywood Derby at Del Mar

Speaking Scout © Benoit Photo Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners’ Speaking Scout fired a big shot in the lane and came away a Grade I stakes winner for the first time when he clicked by three-quarters of...

Jimmy Durante Stakes (GIII)

Liguria © Benoit Photo FLAVIEN PRAT (Liguria, winner) – “She was travelling well and I was confident. When I rode her in New York (her maiden victory on October 22 at the Belmont at Aqueduct...

Stormy Liberal Stakes

Turn On The Jets © Benoit Photo JUAN HERNANDEZ (Turn On The Jets, winner) – “I was having a nice trip inside, saving ground. I was hoping a hole would open up for me, and...

Stable Notes December 3, 2022

Regal Glory © Benoit Photo REGAL GLORY BACK TO DEFEND HER CROWN IN G1 MATRIARCH SUNDAY Last year when Regal Glory came out to Del Mar for the G1 Matriarch, she had never won a...

Jack Sixpack Rambles Best Late To Take Friday Del Mar Feature

Jack Sixpack © Benoit Photo Nick Alexander’s homebred Jack Sixpack came widest and fastest of all through the lane Friday at Del Mar to capture the day’s feature attraction by a length and a quarter...

Bing Crosby Season Comes To A Close With Grade I Matriarch, Cecil B. DeMille Topping Sunday Program

Regal Glory © Benoit Photo Del Mar’s ninth Bing Crosby Season will finish strongly Sunday with a nine-race card enhanced by the 42nd edition of the Grade I, $400,000 Matriarch Stakes for fillies and mares...

Stable Notes December 2, 2022

Todd Pletcher © Benoit Photo NEW BATCH OF SHIPPERS LAND AT DEL MAR FOR G1 HOLLYWOOD DERBY The first of the two Grade 1 races slated for closing weekend at Del Mar has attracted a...