Del Mar Stable News

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Stable Notes July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28th, 2017   (1 year ago)
Drefong © Del Mar Thoroughbred Club BAFFERT ON CROSBY: ‘IT’S A WIN AND LAY DOWN FOR A WEEK’ Saturday’s Grade I $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes is a “Win And You’re In” Breeders’ Cup Challenge series...

Pick Six Pays $146,917 to Six Winners Thursday at Del Mar

Thursday, July 27th, 2017   (1 year ago)
Six winning tickets cashed in for $146,917 apiece Thursday at Del Mar as the lion’s share of a $1,413,330 Pick Six pool that had grown that large after a two-day carryover. The day started with...

Mended Wins Del Mar Feature

Thursday, July 27th, 2017   (1 year ago)
Mended © Benoit Photo Mended, an invader to Del Mar from Northern California, continued her rise from the lowly claiming ranks as she scored her seventh consecutive victory since being claimed at Golden Gate Fields...

Champion Drefong Tops Strong Line-Up in Bing Crosby Stakes

Thursday, July 27th, 2017   (1 year ago)
Drefong © Benoit Photo Baoma Corporation’s classy Drefong, who earned an Eclipse Award as the champion sprinter of 2016 after winning the Breeders’ Cup Sprint last November, will make his 2017 debut Saturday when he...

Stable Notes July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27th, 2017   (1 year ago)
Stellar Wind © Benoit Photo STELLAR WIND, VALE DORI RESUME RIVALRY IN CLEMENT L. HIRSCH It’ll be Stellar Wind vs. Vale Dori, Round III – plus four others being sent out to steal the spotlight...

Curlin Road Scores Upset in Marathon Cougar II Handicap

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017   (1 year ago)
Curlin Road © Benoit Photo Curlin Road, claimed for $40,000 last April at Santa Anita, declared a generous dividend on his new owners’ investment with a courageous triumph in the featured Grade III $100,000 Cougar...

Real Good Deal Stakes Attracts Seven Sophomores

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017   (1 year ago)
Ann Arbor Eddie © Benoit Photo Stakes winners Ann Arbor Eddie and Mr. Hinx top a field of seven California-bred three-year-olds who will clash in Friday’s $150,000 Real Good Deal Stakes at seven furlongs. Mario...

Stable Notes July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017   (1 year ago)
What could be considered, until further notice, the Top 10-plus one fastest horses on the grounds were entered Wednesday for Saturday’s 72nd running of the Grade I, $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes.

Madam Dancealot Surprises in San Clemente Handicap

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017   (1 year ago)
Madam Dancealot (IRE) © Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Irish-bred Madam Dancealot, sent postward as the longest shot in the field at 21-1, rallied from last place under jockey Jamie Theriot to win Sunday’s featured $200,000...

Hard Aces Seeks Repeat in Cougar II Handicap Wednesday

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017   (1 year ago)
Hronis Racing’s Hard Aces, winner of the 2016 $100,000 Cougar II Handicap, will be back to defend his title Wednesday in this summer’s renewal of the Grade III mile and one-half test over the main...