Del Mar Stable News

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Eight Juveniles Go Six Panels Friday in Del Mar's Feature Event

Silver Lightening © Benoit Photo Two-year-olds. Juveniles. Youngsters. Babies. You get to call them what you want. And you also get to attach your label to eight of them at Del Mar Friday who will...

Turf Sprint Draws Nine to Top Del Mar's Thursday Card

Daniel's Magic © Benoit Photo Turf sprinters running under starter allowance conditions are spotted as the featured event on Del Mar’s Thursday program. Nine runners have thrown their hats in the ring and will fact...

Warrens Candy Girl Wins Stretch Battle to Take Solana Beach Stakes at Del Mar

Warrens Candy Girl © Benoit Photo Benjamin & Sally Warren’s homebred filly Warrens Candy Girl won a stout stretch duel with Reddam Racing’s Eddie’s New Dream to score by a head in Sunday’s $151,000 Solana...

Stable Notes August 21, 2022

Spendarella © Benoit Photo GRAHAM MOTION BARN GOES TWO-FOR-TWO IN WEEKEND STAKES This is not the first time trainer Graham Motion has shipped horses to Del Mar. This isn’t even the first time he’s won...

Spendarella Just Too Good Saturday in Grassy Grade I Del Mar Oaks

Spendarella © Benoit Photo Gainesway Stable’s classy Spendarella, shipped west to seek Grade I gold in Saturday’s $304,000 Del Mar Oaks, got what she came after in impressive fashion, sitting third in a perfect stalking...

Stable Notes August 20, 2022

Flightline @ Zoe Metz Photography FLIGHTLINE “GORGEOUS” IN WORK FOR TVG PACIFIC CLASSIC As his horse glided down the stretch at Del Mar Saturday morning, trainer John Sadler was heard to exclaim “gorgeous” as the...

Lone Ticket Holder Scores $555,191 in Friday’s Pick Six at Del Mar

A lone ticket holder who had invested $432 in an Xpressbet ticket on Del Mar’s Pick Six Single Ticket Jackpot wager Friday hit for a bonanza $555,191 when his 20¢ ticket proved the only one...

Eastern Shipper Sister Otoole First in CTT & TOC Stakes at Del Mar Friday

Sister Otootle © Benoit Photo Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners’ Sister Otoole proved a “run-right-off-the-plane” winner Friday over seven rivals in the $131,500 CTT & TOC Stakes for fillies and mares at the demanding distance of a...

10 Distaffers at the Ready for Sunday’s Solana Beach on Turf

Eddie's New Dream (Outside) © Benoit Photo Ten female racehorses, all bred in the Golden State, will match up Sunday at Del Mar in the 29th edition of the $150,000 Solana Beach Stakes at a...

Stable Notes August 19, 2022

Bellabel © Benoit Photo D’AMATO STACKS THE DECK IN SATURDAY’S G1 DEL MAR OAKS The Phil D’Amato barn has been hitting on all cylinders this summer at Del Mar and he plans to bring the...