Del Mar Stable News

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Sunset Glow Wins Del Mar Debutante

Odds-on favored Sunset Glow, beautifully handled by jockey Victor Espinoza, sliced through a slight opening between horses in the upper stretch en route to a narrow but convincing triumph in the featured Grade I $300,000...

Stable Notes Day 33

By Hank Wesch FLAMBOYANT COULD BE AN ENTERPRISING SPOILER IN DERBY Glen Hill Farm’s Enterprising, with victories notched in the Oceanside Stakes and the La Jolla Handicap, could become the fourth horse in Del Mar...

Yellow Ribbon Headlines Del Mar Holiday Program

Nine evenly-matched older fillies and mares will clash Monday in the Grade II $200,000 Yellow Ribbon Handicap, headline event of an attractive 11-race Labor Day holiday program at Del Mar. Post time for the first...

Stable Notes Day 32

By Hank Wesch HER EMMYNENCY COULD CAP SOLID DEBUT SUMMER FOR STIDHAM Her Emmynency produced a 2 ¾ length victory under Joe Talamo in a 5 ½ furlong maiden special race on August 2 in...

Enterprising Favored In Del Mar Derby

Bidding to become only the fourth horse in seaside track history to sweep Del Mar’s series of three races for three-year-olds, Glen Hill Farm’s stretch-running Enterprising tops a field of eight sophomores entered in the...

Big Cazanova Romps At Del Mar

Argentine-bred Big Cazanova, a nominee to last Sunday’s $1 million TVG Pacific Classic, skipped Del Mar’s signature race of the season to compete Thursday and the decision paid off with a romping wire-to-wire victory in...

Stable Notes Day 31

By Hank Wesch IN THIS CORNER…ELLLLVISSSS…TRUJIIIILLLLLLOOOO In what is being billed as the “Battle Off The Saddle,” jockeys Elvis Trujillo and Corey Nakatani are scheduled for a three-round boxing match Saturday following the races. The...

Sunset Glow Faces 8 In Del Mar Debutante

Ten Broeck Farm’s Sunset Glow, impressive winner of the Sorrento Stakes this summer, heads a field of nine talented two-year-old fillies Saturday in the 64th running of the Grade I $300,000 Del Mar Debutante at...

Long Hot Summer Wins Generous Portion Stakes

Fanticola and Scardino’s Long Hot Summer responded to the brisk urging of jockey Joe Talamo to prove best in a three-horse stretch battle in the featured $150,000 Generous Portion Stakes for California-bred two-year-old fillies Wednesday....

Stable Notes Day 30

By Hank Wesch SHARED BELIEF TAKES CLASSIC ACCOLADES TO GOLDEN GATE HOME Shared Belief departed Del Mar on Wednesday morning on a van to the Golden Gate Fields headquarters of trainer Jerry Hollendorfer while praise...