Del Mar Stable News

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Bellstreet Bridie Much Best in Red Carpet at Del Mar

Bellstreet Bridie © Benoit Photo Red Baron’s Barn and Rancho Temescal’s Bellstreet Bridie “came off the plane running” Thursday at Del Mar, laying up close early, then firing through the lane in the 11-furlong, $151,500...

Invader Santin One To Beat Saturday in Del Mar's Seabiscuit

Santin © Benoit Photo Millionaire Santin, a well-bred colt who ships in from Kentucky to try his luck in the Grade II, $250,000 Seabiscuit Handicap Saturday, looms as the one to beat in the nine-horse...

Stable Notes November 24, 2022

Prince Abama © Benoit Photo 41st RENEWAL OF HOLLYWOOD TURF CUP SET FOR FRIDAY AT DEL MAR The Hollywood Turf Cup was one of the staples of the fall meet stakes schedule at Hollywood Park,...

Seven Marathoners Go In Del Mar's Hollywood Turf Cup Friday

Dicey Mo Chara © Benoit Photo Seven long-winded runners will compete over the demanding distance of a mile and one half on the deep Del Mar turf course in the Grade II, $250,000 Hollywood Turf...

Favored Havnameltdown Best in Del Mar's Bob Hope Sunday

Havnameltdown © Benoit Photo Odds-on favorite Havnameltdown walked his beat Sunday at Del Mar in the $100,000 Bob Hope Stakes and came away a length and a quarter winner in the Grade III feature for...

Stable Notes November 20, 2022

DEL MAR’S FALL TURF FESTIVAL ATTRACTS BIG NAME SHIPPERS The eight races that make up this year’s Fall Turf Festival at Del Mar are beginning to take shape and the potential group of east coast...

Nine Female Marathoners in Del Mar's Red Carpet 'Cap Thursday

Sister Otoole © Benoit Photo The premium will be on deep breathing and large lungs this Thursday – Thanksgiving Day – when nine distaffers saddle up for a mile and three-eighths tour of the Jimmy...

Justique, The Chosen Vron Impressive In Stakes Doubleheader At Del Mar

Justique © Benoit Photo The 2-year-old filly Justique ran a sparkler in winning Saturday’s Desi Arnaz Stakes, then the 4-year-old gelding The Chosen Vron followed that up with a strong tally in the Cary Grant...

Stable Notes November 19, 2022

John Velazquez © Benoit Photo JOHN VELAZQUEZ MAKES HIMSELF AT HOME AT DEL MAR The jockey colony at Del Mar is constantly evolving. New riders come in every year, while some leave for other circuits....

Doris Mae, Hernandez Combine To Win Friday's Del Mar Feature

Doris Mae © Benoit Photo Richard Barton’s Doris Mae, given a sweet rail-skimming ride by leading rider Juan Hernandez, took command at the sixteenth pole and went on to win Friday’s featured allowance test at...