Del Mar Stable News

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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...

Stable Notes November 27, 2021

Princess Grace © Benoit Photo YEAR-LONG TARGET MATRIARCH STRAIGHT AHEAD OF PRINCESS GRACE If the third start at Del Mar of 2021 for Princess Grace -- Sunday’s $400,000, Grade I Matriarch Stakes -- turns out...

Say the Word Rambles Late to Take Del Mar's H'Wood Turf Cup

Say the Word © Benoit Photo Agave Racing Stable and Sam-Son Farm’s Say the Word swung clear at the top of the stretch and scampered down the lane to capture the $251,000 Hollywood Turf Cup...

Del Mar Closes Meet Sunday Featuring Grade I Matriarch

Princess Grace © Benoit Photo Del Mar’s Bing Crosby Season #8 will come to a sweet close Sunday with a nine-race card topped by the Grade I, $400,000 Matriarch Stakes. Besides the filly and mare...