Del Mar Stable News

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Stable Notes November 23, 2019

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019   (7 months ago)
Curlin's Journey © Benoit Photo FIELD OF 10 ENTERED FOR THURSDAY’S RED CARPET STAKES A field of 10 was entered Saturday morning for Thursday’s Grade III $100,000 Red Carpet Stakes. The 1 3/8-mile turf marathon...

Carressa Breezes in Del Mar Feature

Friday, November 22nd, 2019   (7 months ago)
Carressa © Benoit Photo With Hall of Fame jockey Victor Espinoza along for the ride, 2-1 second choice Carressa breezed to the front past 4-5 favored Persepolis midway on the backstretch and was never threatened...

Fashionably Fast Favored in Cary Grant Stakes Sunday

Friday, November 22nd, 2019   (7 months ago)
Fashionably Fast © Benoit Photo Fashionably Fast, a well-named and consistent California-bred speedster, is the likely favorite Sunday versus five foes in the featured $100,000 Cary Grant Stakes at seven furlongs over Del Mar’s main...

Stable Notes November 22, 2019

Friday, November 22nd, 2019   (7 months ago)
Victor Espinoza ESPINOZA INTENT ON RIDING On Saturday, Hall of Fame jockey Victor Espinoza will ride Midcourt for trainer John Shirreffs in the Grade III $100,000 Native Diver Stakes. A victory would be stakes win...

Stable Notes November 21, 2019

Thursday, November 21st, 2019   (7 months ago)
Roadster © Benoit Photo RETURN TO DEL MAR OF ROADSTER HIGHLIGHTS NATIVE DIVER Bob Baffert-trained Roadster was tabbed as the 5-2 favorite in a field of six for Saturday’s Grade III $100,000 Native Diver Stakes...

Roadster Faces Five in Native Diver Stakes

Thursday, November 21st, 2019   (7 months ago)
Roadster © Benoit Photo Speedway Stable’s Roadster, winless in three starts since capturing the Santa Anita Derby last April, including a 16th place finish in the Kentucky Derby, will attempt to get back on the...

Queen Bee to You an Easy Winner of Betty Grable Stakes

Sunday, November 17th, 2019   (7 months ago)
Queen Bee to You © Benoit Photo A solidly supported second choice at 3-1, Queen Bee to You surged to the lead turning into the stretch and went on to score an impressive triumph in...

Stable Notes November 17, 2019

Sunday, November 17th, 2019   (7 months ago)
United © Benoit Photo STRONG EASTERN CONTINGENT SEEN FOR STAKES BONANZA FINALE Nominations closed Saturday at midnight for the seven graded stakes scheduled over the final four days of the meeting, November 29-December 1. And...

High Velocity Wins Bob Hope Stakes

Saturday, November 16th, 2019   (7 months ago)
High Velocity © Benoit Photo Gary and Mary West’s High Velocity, a $350,000 purchase as a yearling, appeared worth every cent Saturday as he outdueled highly-regarded Strongconstitution to win the featured Grade III $100,000 Bob...

Stable Notes November 16, 2019

Saturday, November 16th, 2019   (7 months ago)
Joe Talamo TALAMO 2K: TANTALIZINGLY CLOSE BUT NOT EASILY REACHED Jockey Joe Talamo, two shy of his 2,000th career victory, is scheduled to ride four mounts on Saturday in quest of the milestone. Records show...