Del Mar Stable News

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More Complexity Wins Betty Grable Stakes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Stable Notes November 6 2014

By Hank Wesch MAJOR PLAYERS MOVED IN, READY FOR BING CROSBY INAUGURAL One day before the opening of the inaugural Bing Crosby Season of racing, several stables that could figure prominently in the 15 days...

Stable Notes November 5 2014

By Hank Wesch RACING SECRETARY JERKENS NEGOTIATING UNCHARTED TERRITORY Friday’s opening day card of the inaugural Bing Crosby Season, drawn Tuesday, was in the books. The final two programs of the opening weekend were to...

Stable Notes November 4 2014

By Hank Wesch FIELD OVERFLOWS FOR OPENING DAY KATHRYN CROSBY STAKES Given that there were 32 horses nominated for Friday’s $75,000 Kathryn Crosby, the first stakes event of the inaugural Bing Crosby season, it wasn’t...