Del Mar Stable News

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Brown Trio Head Grade I Matriarch; 11 in DeMille in Del Mar Finale

Friday, November 27th, 2020   (4 months ago)
Chad Brown © Benoit Photo Chad Brown went to the Bobby Frankel School of Thoroughbred Training. The late Hall of Famer, who left us in 2009, was a demanding teacher – tough taskmaster might be...

Favored Orglandes Powers Late to Take Thursday's Red Carpet

Thursday, November 26th, 2020   (4 months ago)
Orglandes © Benoit Photo New York invader Orglandes turned it on late under champion jockey Irad Ortiz, Jr. to take down honors by a half length in the Grade III Red Carpet Handicap at Del...

Stable Notes November 26, 2020

Thursday, November 26th, 2020   (4 months ago)
Smooth Like Strait © Benoit Photo CAN SMOOTH LIKE STRAIT FEND OFF INVADERS IN HOLLYWOOD DERBY? Home field advantage has become a dubious concept in these times of limited spectators at sporting events. But the...

$300,000 Hollywood Derby Saturday Tops Sparkling Card at Del Mar

Thursday, November 26th, 2020   (4 months ago)
Storm The Court © Benoit Photo Headed by the $300,000, Grade I Hollywood Derby, Del Mar will present one of the best racing cards seen at the shore oval in decades Saturday on the penultimate...

Dozen to Test Stamina Friday in 12-Panel Hollywood Turf Cup

Wednesday, November 25th, 2020   (4 months ago)
Oscar Dominguez © Benoit Photo A wide-open edition of the $200,000 Hollywood Turf Cup – a handicapping delight for those who like the challenge of a well-matched and highly competitive field – will be the...

10 Marathoning Distaffers Set for Thanksgiving Tussle at Del Mar

Tuesday, November 24th, 2020   (4 months ago)
Never Be Enough © Benoit Photo Ten fillies and mares will test their lung and leg power over a mile and three eighths on the Jimmy Durante Turf Course Thanksgiving Day at Del Mar in...

Loud Mouth Pulls a Surprise in Cary Grant Under Cedillo

Sunday, November 22nd, 2020   (4 months ago)
Loud Mouth © Benoit Photo Thomsen Racing’s Loud Mouth tracked the leaders early, then fired his best shot in the lane under leading rider Abel Cedillo and came away with a three-quarter length score in...

Stable Notes November 22, 2020

Sunday, November 22nd, 2020   (4 months ago)
Strongconstitution © Benoit Photo HOLLYWOOD DERBY, FIRST GRADE I OF MEETING, HAS 13 SET TO GO Befitting its Grade I status, a field of 3-year-olds of both quality and quantity was entered Sunday for next...

Extra Hope Outruns Midcourt in Saturday's Native Diver Stakes

Saturday, November 21st, 2020   (4 months ago)
Extra Hope © Benoit Photo Last year in a four-horse field in the Native Diver Stakes, Jay Em Ess Stable’s Extra Hope tracked C R K Stable’s Midcourt from second place all the way around...

Stable Notes November 21, 2020

Saturday, November 21st, 2020   (4 months ago)
Mark Glatt © Benoit Photo GLATT TAKES BUSINESSLIKE APPROACH TO MILESTONE 1,000th WIN Asked if the countdown days to the milestone win – from 990 to 1,000 – were nerve-wracking or business-as-usual, trainer Mark Glatt...