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 November 10, 2018

Saturday, November 10th, 2018   (6 months ago)
Excellent Sunset (left) and Escape Clause © Benoit Photo ‘ANATOMY OF A KATHRYN CROSBY:’ FRESH CHARACTERS, WOW ENDING Before she married Del Mar founder Bing Crosby, actress Kathryn Grant had several movie roles. Her most...

Cinderella Filly Escape Clause Wins Kathryn Crosby Stakes by DQ

Friday, November 9th, 2018   (6 months ago)
Escape Clause © Benoit Photo Cinderella lives. Escape Clause, a four-year-old Canadian-bred filly purchased for $3,200 as a yearling, sired by a stallion standing for a stud fee of $990, was awarded her ninth consecutive...

Nine California-Bred Older Filles and Mares Clash in Betty Grabel Stakes

Friday, November 9th, 2018   (6 months ago)
Just Grazed Me © Benoit Photo Nine older fillies and mares bred in California will take their turn in the Del Mar spotlight Sunday in the $100,000 Betty Grable Stakes at seven furlongs over the...

Stable Notes November 9, 2018

Friday, November 9th, 2018   (6 months ago)
Peter Miller NO PLACE LIKE HOME FOR REPEATING BREEDERS’ CUP STAR MILLER Was it only six days ago that Peter Miller became repeater Miller by saddling Stormy Liberal and Roy H to Breeders’ Cup wins...

Let It Ride Stakes Matches Seven Sophomore Runners Saturday

Thursday, November 8th, 2018   (6 months ago)
Afleet Ascent © Benoit Photo The $75,000-added Let It Ride Stakes, a one-mile contest over the infield Jimmy Durante Turf Course, will match seven three-year-olds Saturday, launching a three-day weekend of Thoroughbred racing action climaxed...

Stable Notes November 8, 2018

Thursday, November 8th, 2018   (6 months ago)
Escape Clause © Coady Photography CANADIAN FILLY PUTS EIGHT-WIN STREAK ON LINE IN KATHRYN CROSBY The eight straight wins on the past performance sheet for Escape Clause would catch the eye of any handicapper. The...

Del Mar's Fifth Fall Racing Season Begins Friday

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018   (6 months ago)
Miss Southern Miss © Benoit Photo Del Mar Thoroughbred Club begins its fifth season of fall racing Friday, spotlighting older fillies and mares in the $75,000 Kathryn Crosby Stakes at one mile over the infield...

Stable Notes November 7, 2018

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018   (6 months ago)
RACING OFFICE TAKES THE FIFTH (FALL SEASON) STANDING ON PRECEDENT The seal will be broken on the fifth edition of fall racing at Del Mar come Friday afternoon. It is another chapter in a saga...

Stable Notes November 6, 2018

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018   (6 months ago)
Accelerate © Benoit Photo DEL MAR’S SUMMER STARS SHINED BRIGHTLY AT BREEDERS’ CUP 2018 The brilliance of horses and horsemen on display during the Del Mar summer racing season carried over in a large measure...

Game Winner Gives Baffert 14th Del Mar Futurity Victory

Monday, September 3rd, 2018   (8 months ago)
Game Winner © Benoit Photo Gary and Mary West’s Game Winner provided trainer Bob Baffert with an amazing fourteenth success in the Grade I $300,000 Del Mar Futurity Monday with a length and one-half triumph...