Nominations Close June 12 for Del Mar Debutante, Futurity
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Nominations will close Friday, June 12 for Del Mar’s two premier stakes for 2-year-olds – the Grade I Del Mar Debutante for fillies and the Grade I Del Mar Futurity for all juveniles. The championship events will be renewed this summer on Sunday, September 6 (Debutante) and Labor Day Monday, September 7 (Futurity).
The nomination fee for each race is $250 with no additional or sustaining payments required. Both races will be contested at seven furlongs and carry purses of $250,000.
Nominations for the juvenile headliners can be downloaded on-line at the Del Mar website – dmtc.com/horsemen/nomforms. The forms can be filled out and e-mailed back to Del Mar at firstname.lastname@example.org or FAXed to the Del Mar racing office at (858) 794-1049. For those without computer access, a direct phone call to the racing office (858) 792-4231 also will work.