Del Mar Stable News

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Richard's Boy, Espinoza Win Del Mar Turf Feature

Richard's Boy ©Benoit Photo Under a beautifully-timed ride by Victor Espinoza, Rockingham Ranch’s Richard’s Boy, the 7-2 second choice, won Del Mar’s featured race Thursday, a five-furlong sprint for a purse of $59,000 over the...

Seven Juvenile Speedsters Tangle in Bob Hope Stakes

Toews On Ice, © Benoit Photo A field of seven talented two-year-olds, headed by two-time stakes winner Toews On Ice from the barn of Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert, will tangle Saturday in the Grade...

Stable Notes November 12, 2015

Baffert, Hollendorfer © Benoit Photo BAFFERT, HOLLENDORFER JUVENILES BATTLE IN WEEKEND STAKES Bob Baffert and Jerry Hollendorfer have double entries in both the Bob Hope and Desi Arnaz stakes on the weekend. Which should make...

My Monet, Gonzalez win Betty Grable Stakes

My Monet ©Benoit Photo My Monet, the 2-1 favorite under Del Mar’s leading rider this fall, Santiago Gonzalez, gamely held off the late challenge of Kiss at Midnight to win Sunday’s featured $100,000 Betty Grable...

Stable Notes November 8, 2015

Cassidy, Gonzalez © Benoit Photo CASSIDY/GONZALEZ COMBINATION CLICKS AGAIN IN KATHRYN CROSBY Trainer Jim Cassidy wasn’t concerned about the 17-1 odds on Full Ransom in Saturday’s $82,900 Kathryn Crosby Stakes. He was concerned, in the...

Full Ransom Upsets in Kathryn Crosby Stakes

Full Ransom ©Benoit Photo Full Ransom, the longest shot at 17-1 in a field of seven older fillies and mares, benefitted from a ground-saving ride by jockey Santiago Gonzalez to win Saturday’s featured $82,900 Kathryn...

Stable Notes November 7, 2015

Baltas, Richard © Benoit Photo STAKES TRIO COULD PROVIDE BIG FINISH TO BALTAS’ BUSY WEEK Barring unforeseen circumstances, trainer Richard Baltas will have sent out 14 horses in the four days of Week II of...

Poshky Wins Del Mar Feature

Poshky, © Benoit Photo Poshky, the fifth favorite to triumph on a formful day of competition Friday at Del Mar, rallied in the stretch under jockey James Graham to win the feature, a nine-furlong contest...

Stable Notes November 6, 2015

Nashoba's Gold wins the 2014 Providencia Stakes at Santa Anita, © Benoit Photo RETURN OF NASHOBA’S GOLD HAS GAINES EXCITED In the spring of 2014, Nashoba’s Gold had established credentials as one of the top...

Wild in the Saddle Faces Seven Rivals in Betty Grable Stakes Sunday

Wild in the Saddle, the six-year-old mare who scored the ninth victory of her career last summer when she won the Tranquility Stakes at Del Mar, will face seven older filly and mare rivals Sunday...