Del Mar Stable News

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Stable Notes Day 13

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014   (6 years ago)
By Hank Wesch BEST PAL PROVIDES EARLY TEST OF TOP 2-YEAR-OLDS’ METTLE Eight 2-year-old colts that have shown promise in initial racing experiences get a significant test of ability in Sunday’s 44th running of the...

Red Outlaw 'Steals' Real Good Deal Stakes

Friday, August 1st, 2014   (6 years ago)
Making his first start in more than five months, Red Outlaw showed no signs of rust as he sped to the front leaving the gate under jockey Edwin Maldonado and led all the way to...

Stable Notes Day 12

Friday, August 1st, 2014   (6 years ago)
By Hank Wesch HOLLENDORFER, SADLER HAVE NUMBERS FOR THE HIRSCH Mathematically, there’s an 86 percent chance that the winner of Saturday’s Grade I $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes will come from a stall in barns...

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...