Del Mar Stable News

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Roy H Wins Twinspires Breeders’ Cup Sprint

Saturday, November 4th, 2017   (1 month ago)
Roy H © Eclipse Sportswire DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2017) – Rockingham Ranch and David Bernsen’s Roy H ($11.80) took over in deep stretch from Imperial Hint and went on to a one-length victory...

Wuheida Wins Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf

Saturday, November 4th, 2017   (1 month ago)
Wuheida © Eclipse Sportswire DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2017) – Godolphin Stable’s Wuheida ($24.40) took charge at the top of the stretch from Zipessa and held off a late bid from Rhododendron by a...

Bar of Gold Scores $135.40 Shocker in Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint

Saturday, November 4th, 2017   (1 month ago)
Bar of Gold © Eclipse Sportswire DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2017) – Chester and Mary Broman’s homebred Bar of Gold ($135.40) rallied from far back to catch Ami’s Mesa at the wire to win...

Stormy Liberal Nails Stablemate Richard's Boy Late to Win Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint

Saturday, November 4th, 2017   (1 month ago)
Stormy Liberal © Eclipse Sportswire DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2017) – Rockingham Ranch’s Stormy Liberal wore down stablemate Richard’s Boy in the final 30 yards to win the 10th running of the $1 million...

Caledonia Road Springs Upset In 14 Hands Winery Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies

Saturday, November 4th, 2017   (1 month ago)
Caledonia Road © Eclipse Sportswire DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2017) – Zoom and Fish Stable, Charlie Spring and Newtown Anner Stud’s Caledonia Road roared past Alluring Star at the sixteenth pole and drew off...

Longshot Declarationofpeace Wins Qatar Juvenile Turf Sprint

Saturday, November 4th, 2017   (1 month ago)
Declarationofpeace wins the Qatar Juvenile Turf Sprint Stakes © Horsephotos.com In a thrilling finish, longshot Declarationofpeace, under a rousing ride by jockey Ryan Moore, forged to the front in the final strides to shade 3-1...

Bookies Luck Noses Out Smokem in Golden State Juvenile Stakes

Saturday, November 4th, 2017   (1 month ago)
Bookies Luck wins the Golden State Juvenile Stakes © Horsephotos.com Under a typically vigorous ride by Hall of Famer Kent Desormeaux, Bookies Luck held on tenaciously in the final strides to nose out the hard-charging...

Kitten's Roar Wins Goldikova Stakes on Breeders' Cup Day

Saturday, November 4th, 2017   (1 month ago)
Kitten's Roar wins the Goldikova Stakes © Horsephotos.com Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey’s Kitten’s Roar, the lukewarm 3-1 favorite under jockey John Velazquez, darted between horses at the top of the stretch to take charge and...

Breeders' Cup Notes Nov 4, 2017

Saturday, November 4th, 2017   (1 month ago)
Forever Unbridled © Eclipse Sportswire LONGINES DISTAFF Forever Unbridled – Charles Fipke’s homebred Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff champion Forever Unbridled exited her powerful Friday victory in fine style, according to trainer Dallas Stewart. Moving boldly...

Stable Notes Nov 4, 2017

Saturday, November 4th, 2017   (1 month ago)
Joe Harper, President and CEO HARPER ‘COULDN’T BE HAPPIER’ AFTER FIRST DAY OF BREEDERS’ CUP On an extremely quiet Saturday morning in the stable area, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club President Joe Harper and his friend...

Belvoir Bay Takes Ken Maddy Stakes

Friday, November 3rd, 2017   (1 month ago)
Belvoir Bay © Benoit Team Valor and Barber’s English-bred Belvoir Bay, providing jockey Flavien Prat with his fourth victory of the afternoon, won the $150,000 Ken Maddy Stakes, the finale of a ten-race program which...

Forever Unbridled Holds Off Abel Tasman To Win Longines Distaff

Friday, November 3rd, 2017   (1 month ago)
Forever Unbridled © Eclipse Sportswire DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 3, 2017) – Charles Fipke’s homebred Forever Unbridled ($9.40) swept to the lead coming off the far turn and then held off a late bid from...

Mendelssohn Strikes Right Note to Win Juvenile Turf

Friday, November 3rd, 2017   (1 month ago)
Mendelssohn © Eclipse Sportswire DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 3, 2017) – Derrick Smith. Mrs. John Magnier and Michael Tabor’s favored Mendelssohn ($11.60) swept past Sands of Mali at mid-stretch and then held off a late...

Battle of Midway Outgames Sharp Azteca to Win Las Vegas Dirt Mile

Friday, November 3rd, 2017   (1 month ago)
Battle of Midway © Eclipse Sportswire DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 3, 2017) – WinStar Farm and Don Alberto Stable’s Battle of Midway ($30.40) prevailed by a half-length over pace-setting Sharp Azteca after a stretch-long duel...

Rushing Fall Stays Perfect With Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf Win

Friday, November 3rd, 2017   (1 month ago)
Rushing Fall © Eclipse Sportswire DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 3, 2017) – E Five Racing Thoroughbreds’ Rushing Fall ($8) swept to the lead in upper stretch to win the 10th running of the $1 million...

Destin Triumphs In Marathon Stakes

Friday, November 3rd, 2017   (1 month ago)
Destin © Eclipse Sportswire Distance-loving Destin, chiefly remembered for his nose loss to Creator in the 2016 Belmont Stakes, wore down pacesetting longshot Infobedad in a prolonged stretch battle to win the Grade II $200,000...

One Fast Broad Rallies to Win Golden State Juvenile Fillies

Friday, November 3rd, 2017   (1 month ago)
One Fast Broad, patiently ridden by veteran Corey Nakatani after a slow start, rallied from last place to win the $200,000 Golden State Juvenile Fillies at Del Mar Friday, the first of two days of...

Americanize Upsets in Damascus Stakes

Friday, November 3rd, 2017   (1 month ago)
Americanize © Benoit Kaleem Shah’s Americanize, piloted by Rafael Bejarano, withstood the midstretch challenge of 8-5 favored Mr. Hinx and drew off in the final sixteenth to win the $200,000 Damascus Stakes Friday, the first...

Stakes Trio Precedes Breeders' Cup Championships Saturday

Friday, November 3rd, 2017   (1 month ago)
Smokem © Benoit Photo Launching the greatest day of Thoroughbred racing in the colorful 80-year history of Del Mar Saturday will be a trio of significant undercard stakes setting the stage for nine consecutive Breeders’...

Stable Notes Nov 3, 2017

Friday, November 3rd, 2017   (1 month ago)
Joe Harper, President and CEO BREEDERS’ CUP AT DEL MAR: TODAY, IT BECOMES A REALITY How long has Del Mar as host of a Breeders’ Cup, as it will starting today, been in the making?...