Del Mar Stable News

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Havnameltdown Simply Outfoots Them in Del Mar's Best Pal Stakes Sunday

Havnameltdown © Benoit Photo The 2-year-old colt Hvnameltdown was just too quick for his nine rivals Sunday at Del Mar in the 52nd running of the $202,500 Best Pal Stakes, outfooting them in stakes record...

Stable Notes August 14, 2022

Going Global © Benoit Photo THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT FOR SATURDAY’S STAKES WINNERS AT DEL MAR All four of the top two finishers in Saturday’s stakes races at Del Mar came back in good order...

Vegas Magic Upsets Sorrento Saturday at Del Mar

Vegas Magic © Benoit Photo The bay filly Vegas Magic stalked the pacesetting favorite Procrastination for the majority of the six-furlong Sorrento Stakes Saturday at Del Mar, then surged past her at the sixteenth pole...

Going Global Very Prompt Favorite in Saturday's Yellow Ribbon at Del Mar

Going Global © Benoit Photo Pick your phrase: She won for fun? She walked her beat? She just galloped? Whatever you choose, the fact of the matter is that the Irish filly Going Global could...

Stable Notes August 13, 2022

Flightline © Zoe Metz Photography FLIGHTLINE DAZZLES THEM IN DEL MAR MORNING WORKOUT He’s an impressive looking animal when he’s just standing out on the track. Put him in motion and he’ll take your breath...

The Big Wam Gets Running Late to Take Graduation at Del Mar

The Big Wam © Benoit Photo The 7-10 favorite The Big Wam had to overcome difficulties at the start, but leading rider Juan Hernandez handled him patiently, then put him to the task through the...

11 Juveniles Set to Tussle Sunday in Del Mar's Best Pal Stakes

Havnameltdown © Benoit Photo The Best Pal Stakes – named after one of the best California-bred horses of all time – has annually shown itself to be a proving grounds for bigger and better things...

Stable Notes August 12, 2022

ANDIE BIANCONE MULTI-TASKS AS TRAINER AND REPORTER AT DEL MAR Most people will recognize her from her work as a reporter and race analyst on TVG but if Andie Biancone has her way, more will...

Sheza Girly Girl Pulls Upset in Thursday Del Mar Feature

Sheza Girly Girl © Benoit Photo Brown or Halasz’s Sheza Girly Girl came rolling late down the middle of the racetrack and went on to score a three-quarter length victory and pay a healthy $47.20...

Saturday Distaff Stakes Doubleheader on Tap at Del Mar

Going Global © Benoit Photo A pair of Grade II stakes for the distaff set will top a 10-race card at the seaside oval known as Del Mar Saturday. First post for the afternoon delights...