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.

Galilean Gives Prat Fourth Stakes of Meet in "Dreamin'"

Sunday, July 26th, 2020   (3 months ago)
Galilean © Benoit Photo West Point Thoroughbreds and partners’ Galilean won the $125,000 California Dreamin’ Stakes by a half length Sunday at Del Mar giving rider Flavien Prat his fourth stakes victory on the young...

Stable Notes July 26, 2020

Sunday, July 26th, 2020   (3 months ago)
Maximum Security © Benoit Photo MAXIMUM SECURITY EXITS TOUGH RACE ‘GOOD’; ‘CLASSIC LIKELY NEXT Maximum Security was “good” Sunday morning, following an all-out effort for a nose victory in Saturday’s Grade II, $150,000 San Diego...

San Clemente Stakes

Saturday, July 25th, 2020   (3 months ago)
Laura's Light © Benoit Photo San Clemente Stakes (Grade II) ABEL CEDILLO (Laura’s Light, winner) – “Oh, boy; she was ready today. This filly, you can do what you want with her. She’ll go to...

Special Monday Racing Card Scheduled at Del Mar

Saturday, July 25th, 2020   (3 months ago)
With the exceptions of Labor Day Mondays, racing on the first day of the week hasn’t happened at Del Mar in many moons. In fact, the last time Monday programs were par for the course...

Stable Notes July 25, 2020

Saturday, July 25th, 2020   (3 months ago)
Jon S. Kelly © Benoit Photo JON S. KELLY, SUCCESSFUL BUSINESSMAN, HORSEMAN DIES AT 84 Jon S. Kelly, a native Californian who conquered many business worlds and found a passionate love in horse racing, died...

Prat Says He's Back at Del Mar With Four Wins, Two in Stakes

Friday, July 24th, 2020   (3 months ago)
Jo Jo Air © Benoit Photo Three-time Del Mar riding champ Flavien Prat overcame a battle with COVID-19 and returned to riding at Del Mar Friday. He underscored his return to good health, good horses...

Fleet Treat Stakes

Friday, July 24th, 2020   (3 months ago)
Big Sweep © Benoit Photo FLAVIEN PRAT (Big Sweep, winner) – “It was a good race for us; she broke well and traveled well all the way around. She was relaxed in the early part,...

United The One to Beat Sunday in Eddie Read Stakes at Del Mar

Friday, July 24th, 2020   (3 months ago)
United © Benoit Photo LNJ Foxwoods’ United, a chestnut gelding who loves to run long on the turf, will get an opportunity to do so at Del Mar Sunday when he tops a field of...

11 Go Postward Sunday in California Dreamin'

Friday, July 24th, 2020   (3 months ago)
Camino Del Paraiso breaking his maiden at Del Mar in 2016 © Benoit Photo Eleven California-bred runners will match up Sunday at Del Mar in the 15th edition of the $125,000 California Dreamin’ Stakes. The...

Stable Notes July 24, 2020

Friday, July 24th, 2020   (3 months ago)
Higher Power © Benoit Photo SADLER STRATEGIZES SEEKING FOURTH STRAIGHT SAN DIEGO WIN Trainer John Sadler has saddled the winner of the last three runnings of the San Diego Handicap. A fourth would appear to...