Del Mar Stable News

These news articles are specific to the Backside including Stable Notes and other race-related stories. For official Press Releases and announcements, you can read our News & Press Releases.

Stable Notes August 21, 2020

Friday, August 21st, 2020   (1 month ago)
Sharp Samurai © Benoit Photo A FACT-FINDING MISSION RE: SATURDAY’S TVG PACIFIC CLASSIC Five facts for each of the six entrants in Saturday’s 30th running of the $500,000, Grade I TVG Pacific Classic while studiously...

11 Answer Call Sunday for Del Mar Mile 'Cap

Friday, August 21st, 2020   (1 month ago)
Mo Forza 2019 © Benoit Photo Eleven turf runners will match strides here Sunday in the featured Grade II, $150,000 Del Mar Mile Handicap. The 34th edition of the stakes goes as Race No. 9...

Grade I Del Mar Oaks has 11 in Saturday at Del Mar

Thursday, August 20th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Laura's Light © Benoit Photo Eleven 3-year-old fillies will test their mettle over nine furlongs on the Del Mar turf course Saturday in the Grade I Del Mar Oaks, a key race on a five-stakes...

United Takes on 10 Rivals in Saturday's Del Mar 'Cap

Thursday, August 20th, 2020   (1 month ago)
United © Benoit Photo L N J Foxwoods’ United, a big, strapping racehorse who can run all day on the grass with the best around, will strut his stuff at Del Mar Saturday in the...

Del Mar's Green Flash Lures 8 Speedballs Saturday

Thursday, August 20th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Sparky Ville © Benoit Photo The Green Flash, that rare refraction out of the skies just as the sun sets out over the Pacific, was the inspiration for the name of the Green Flash Handicap,...

Seven Soph Fillies Set to Battle in Torrey Pines

Thursday, August 20th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Harvest Moon © Benoit Photo Seven 3-year-old fillies will match strides at Del Mar Saturday in the 43rd edition of the Grade III, $100,000 Torrey Pines Stakes as part of a five-stakes bonanza afternoon of...

Sneaking Out Tops 8 Distaffers in Friday's Rancho Bernardo

Wednesday, August 19th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Sneaking Out © Benoit Photo K M N Racing’s Sneaking Out, a 4-year-old filly with a strong resume, a Hall of Fame trainer and Del Mar’s leading rider set to climb on board, is a...

Rispoli Again on Lawn in Sunday's CTT & TOC Stakes

Sunday, August 16th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Maxim Rate © Benoit Photo Del Mar newcomer Umberto Rispoli continued his mastery of the local turf course with two more wins on it today, including a tally in the featured CTT & TOC Stakes...

Stable Notes August 16, 2020

Sunday, August 16th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Higher Power © Benoit Photo HIGHER POWER, MAXIMUM SECURITY WORK TO KICK OFF CLASSIC WEEK Defending champion Higher Power and Maximum Security, the No. 1 ranked Thoroughbred in North America, put in their final workouts...

South American Mirinaque Works at Del Mar Sunday

Sunday, August 16th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Mirinaque (ARG) © Benoit Photo Maria Cristina Munoz’s Mirinaque, a 4-year-old South American-bred who’ll make his first start north of the Equator next Saturday in the Grade I, $500,000 TVG Pacific Classic, drilled four furlongs...