Del Mar Stable News

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Fed Biz Sets Track Record in San Diego 'Cap Victory

Saturday, July 26th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Fed Biz maintained his perfect record at Del Mar Saturday as he led from start to finish to win the featured Grade II $200,000 San Diego Handicap in track record time of 1:41 flat for...

Stable Notes Day 8

Saturday, July 26th, 2014   (6 years ago)
By Hank Wesch BIG MACHER TAKES ON BIG NAMES IN BING CROSBY The big names in Sunday’s Grade I, $300,000 Bing Crosby Handicap are Goldencents, winner of the 2013 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile and more...

Irish Surf Gallops in Cougar II Handicap

Friday, July 25th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Irish Surf, a royally-bred son of Giant's Causeway, ran and away and hid from his opposition Friday as he won the featured Grade III $100,000 Cougar II Handicap by 8 lengths under West Coast newcomer...

Stable Notes Day 7

Friday, July 25th, 2014   (6 years ago)
By Hank Wesch IMPERATIVE TOPS NEW LINE FOR SAN DIEGO HANDICAP Del Mar oddsmaker Russ Hudak issued a new opening line for Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 San Diego Handicap on Friday morning reflecting the tragic...

Goldencents Tops Field in Bing Crosby Stakes

Friday, July 25th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Goldencents, a winner of more than $2 million in his brilliant career, will seek to add the Grade I $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes to his accomplishments Sunday when he heads a line-up of eight talented...

Bench Light Wins Del Mar Feature

Thursday, July 24th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Deftly handled by Hall of Fame rider Kent Desormeaux, Bench Light flashed to the lead in the upper stretch and drew off impressively to win Del Mar’s feature race Thursday, a mile and three-eighths test...

Stable Notes Day 6

Thursday, July 24th, 2014   (6 years ago)
By Hank Wesch DANCE WITH FATE SUFFERS FATAL INJURIES Blue Grass Stakes winner Dance With Fate suffered catastrophic injuries to his right rear leg when he crashed into the outer rail during a morning gallop...

Frac Daddy Inherits Favorite’s Role in San Diego Handicap

Thursday, July 24th, 2014   (6 years ago)
With the unfortunate morning training mishap suffered by pre-race favorite Dance With Fate Thursday morning, 4-year-old Frac Daddy, a two-time stakes winner in 2014, is now the likely favorite Saturday in the Grade II, $200,000...

Dance With Fate Injured While Galloping at Del Mar

Thursday, July 24th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Dance With Fate, the 3-year-old colt who won the Grade I Blue Grass Stakes this spring and was scheduled to start this Saturday as the likely favorite against older horses in the San Diego Handicap,...

Lil Bit O'Fun Springs Wickerr Stakes Upset

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014   (6 years ago)
Lil Bit O’Fun, a six-year-old gelding claimed for $40,000 last summer at Del Mar, scored his third straight victory for his new owners, rallying from far back under jockey Aaron Gryder to win the featured...