Del Mar Stable News

These news articles are specific to the Backside including Stable Notes and other race-related stories. For official Press Releases and announcements, you can read our News & Press Releases.

Stable Notes Day 5 November 14 2014

Friday, November 14th, 2014   (6 years ago)
By Hank Wesch STAKES NOMINATIONS: PREVIEWS OF COMING ATTRACTIONS Think of stakes nominations lists as racing’s counterpart to movie trailers. They provide information about the players, stimulate thought regarding general plotlines and can pique the...

Talamo Notches Win No. 1,500, Takes Feature

Thursday, November 13th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Talented Joe Talamo, 24-year-old native of New Orleans, notched victory number 1,500 with an upset triumph in Thursday’s fourth race at Del Mar and then put the icing on the cake with a wire-to-wire success...

Stable Notes Day 4 November 13 2014

Thursday, November 13th, 2014   (6 years ago)
By Hank Wesch CALIFORNIA CHROME NOMINATIONS THE MOST PLEASANT OF SURPRISES Trainer Art Sherman made his way to the racing secretary’s office in the Del Mar stable area Wednesday morning with a purpose in mind....

More Complexity Wins Betty Grable Stakes

Sunday, November 9th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Reddam Racing’s More Complexity, the 7-2 second choice under jockey Mario Gutierrez, collared Sweet Marini with less than a sixteenth of a mile remaining and went on to score a half-length victory in Sunday’s featured...

Stable Notes Day 3 November 9 2014

Sunday, November 9th, 2014   (6 years ago)
By Hank Wesch PEDROZA’S BACK RUNNING, AND AMONG THE EARLY LEADERS Posting the first riding triple of a Bing Crosby Season on Saturday, veteran Martin Pedroza finds himself with a share of the lead in...

Stable Notes Day 3 November 9 2014

Sunday, November 9th, 2014   (6 years ago)
By Hank Wesch PEDROZA’S BACK RUNNING, AND AMONG THE EARLY LEADERS Posting the first riding triple of a Bing Crosby Season on Saturday, veteran Martin Pedroza finds himself with a share of the lead in...

Awesome Return, Smith Win Let It Ride Stakes

Saturday, November 8th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith scored his second stakes victory in as many days Saturday, rallying 8-5 favored Awesome Return to a convincing triumph in the featured $93,100 Let It Ride Stakes for three-year-olds...

Stable Notes Day 2 November 8 2014

Saturday, November 8th, 2014   (6 years ago)
By Hank Wesch IT’S ALL RELATIVE, BUT DEL MAR CAN STILL SAY ‘OPENERS ‘R US’ On the morning after the opening day of the inaugural Bing Crosby Season, the positive feelings of Friday’s event could...

Queen Of The Sand Wins Kathryn Crosby Stakes

Friday, November 7th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Irish-bred Queen of The Sand, the 3-1 second choice in a field of a dozen older fillies and mares, rallied from far back under a beautifully-timed ride by Hall of Famer Mike Smith to win...

Stable Notes Day 1 November 7 2014

Friday, November 7th, 2014   (6 years ago)
By Hank Wesch CASSE’S BACK IN FORCE, A POTENTIAL LEGEND OF THE FIRST FALL Phase III of trainer Mark Casse’s great western venture begins today with the opening of the inaugural Bing Crosby Season at...