Del Mar Stable News

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8 Juvenile Speedsters Vie in Best Pal Stakes

Friday, August 1st, 2014   (6 years ago)
Eight talented two-year-olds with designs on the championship-deciding Grade I $300,000 Del Mar Futurity on closing day, Sept. 3 will be attempting to establish their worthiness Sunday in the 44th running of the Grade II...

Mahalo Princess Upsets in Del Mar Feature Race

Thursday, July 31st, 2014   (6 years ago)
Longshot Mahalo Princess, sent postward at 14-1 under jockey Kayla Stra, held off the late charge of 8-5 favored Upbeat Mood to win the $77,000 feature race at five furlongs over Del Mar’s infield grass...

Stable Notes Day 11

Thursday, July 31st, 2014   (6 years ago)
By Hank Wesch BAZE SITTING (MOSTLY) CHILLY ON THE VERGE OF MILESTONES Tyler Baze could become a father at any time. The next victory for the 31-year-old jockey –which could come aboard one of his...

Iotapa Favored in Clement L. Hirsch Stakes

Thursday, July 31st, 2014   (6 years ago)
Coming off a brilliant victory in Santa Anita’s Vanity Stakes which she won by more than ten lengths, classy and consistent Iotapa will be attempting to build on her reputatation Saturday when she leads a...

Wake Up Nick Wins Graduation

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Wake Up Nick, the 3-5 favorite under jockey Mario Gutierrez, extended his perfect record to 3-for-3 Wednesday with an impressive triumph in the featured $100,000 Graduation Stakes for California-bred two-year-olds. Wake Up Nick took command...

14 Sophomores Entered in Real Good Deal Stakes

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Fourteen California-bred three-year-olds, including unbeaten Red Outlaw, are entered in Friday’s 27th running of the $200,000 Real Good Deal Stakes at seven furlongs over Del Mar’s main track. Post time for the first race Friday...

Stable Notes Day 10

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014   (6 years ago)
By Hank Wesch BALTAS, BAFFERT AND SHAH SAVORING SENSATIONAL WEEKEND Trainer Richard Baltas and owner Kaleem Shah were back to work Wednesday with the good feelings lingering from major accomplishments by their horses on Sunday...

Wake Up Nick Faces 6 in Graduation Stakes

Monday, July 28th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Reddam Racing’s talented Wake Up Nick, unbeaten in two starts, including victory in the Santa Anita Juvenile a month ago, heads a field of seven California-bred two-year-olds in the $100,000 Graduation Stakes Wednesday at Del...

Big Macher Upsets in Bing Crosby Stakes

Sunday, July 27th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Claimed for $20,000 from a maiden race at Del Mar last summer, Big Macher climaxed his rise to stakes prominence with an upset of odds-on favored Goldencents in the featured Grade I $300,000 Bing Crosby...

Stable Notes Day 9

Sunday, July 27th, 2014   (6 years ago)
By Hank Wesch EUROPEAN STANDOUTS TO SHIP IN FOR TVG PACIFIC CLASSIC Toast of New York, winner of the $2 million United Arab Emirates Derby, and Cat O’Mountain, third in the $10 million Dubai World...