Del Mar Stable News

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Stable Notes August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017   (1 year ago)
Avenge © Del Mar Thoroughbred Club AVENGE TOPS EIGHT ENTERED IN SATURDAY’S YELLOW RIBBON Avenge returns to the track where she recorded two wins last year as the likely favorite in a field of eight...

Stellar Wind Outruns Vale Dori Again in Hirsch Stakes

Sunday, July 30th, 2017   (1 year ago)
Stellar Wind (outside) © Benoit Photo Hronis Racing’s classy Stellar Wind continued her mastery over archrival Vale Dori with a hard-fought victory in Sunday’s featured Grade I $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes for older fillies...

Fleet Treat Stakes Quotes

Sunday, July 30th, 2017   (1 year ago)
MIKE SMITH (Miss Sunset, winner) – “She was on it all the way. Perfect set-up; perfect spot for her. Went just like it was supposed to – not like yesterday (when Smith was unseated by...

Nine Juvenile Fillies Clash Wednesday in C.T.B.A. Stakes

Sunday, July 30th, 2017   (1 year ago)
Nine California-bred two-year-old fillies, all of them winners of at least one race in their brief careers, will match strides Wednesday in the 64th running of the $100,000 C.T.B.A. Stakes at five and one-half furlongs....

Stable Notes July 30, 2017

Sunday, July 30th, 2017   (1 year ago)
Flores, David © Benoit Photo CROSBY PRINCIPALS SHOW CLASS AND STUDIOUSLY MOVE ON Thirty yards out of the gate, Saturday’s $300,000 Grade I Bing Crosby Stakes went from high expectations to high anxiety. When 2016...

Ransom the Moon Wins Eventful Bing Crosby Stakes

Saturday, July 29th, 2017   (1 year ago)
Ransom The Moon © Del Mar Thoroughbred Club In a memorably eventful renewal of the Grade I $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes Saturday, Ransom the Moon took advantage of untoward circumstances to triumph after Drefong, the...

California Dreamin' Stakes

Saturday, July 29th, 2017   (1 year ago)
My Italian Babbo © Benoit Photo COREY NAKATANI (My Italian Babbo, winner) -- “I knew it was close, but I thought I got there. We put a lot of time in with him (winner). He’s...

Stables Notes July 29, 2017

Saturday, July 29th, 2017   (1 year ago)
Vale Dori © Benoti Photo VALE DORI OUT TO BRING AN END TO BAFFERT’S DEARTH IN THE HIRSCH There are 44 different names of stakes Bob Baffert has won in compiling a Del Mar training...

Mr. Hinx Upsets Ann Arbor Eddie in Real Good Deal Stakes

Friday, July 28th, 2017   (1 year ago)
Mr. Hinx © Benoit Photo Gary Barber’s Mr. Hinx, ridden by Flavien Prat, gamely withstood the stretch long challenge of favored Ann Arbor Eddie to win the featured $150,000 Real Good Deal Stakes for California-bred...

Stellar Wind, Vale Dori Tangle Again in Clement L. Hirsch Stakes

Friday, July 28th, 2017   (1 year ago)
Vale Dori © Del Mar Thoroughbred Club The burgeoning rivalry between Stellar Wind and Vale Dori resumes Sunday when the two outstanding mares will lead a field of six female runners to the post in...