Del Mar Stable News

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Loud Mouth Pulls a Surprise in Cary Grant Under Cedillo

Sunday, November 22nd, 2020   (8 months ago)
Loud Mouth © Benoit Photo Thomsen Racing’s Loud Mouth tracked the leaders early, then fired his best shot in the lane under leading rider Abel Cedillo and came away with a three-quarter length score in...

Stable Notes November 22, 2020

Sunday, November 22nd, 2020   (8 months ago)
Strongconstitution © Benoit Photo HOLLYWOOD DERBY, FIRST GRADE I OF MEETING, HAS 13 SET TO GO Befitting its Grade I status, a field of 3-year-olds of both quality and quantity was entered Sunday for next...

Extra Hope Outruns Midcourt in Saturday's Native Diver Stakes

Saturday, November 21st, 2020   (8 months ago)
Extra Hope © Benoit Photo Last year in a four-horse field in the Native Diver Stakes, Jay Em Ess Stable’s Extra Hope tracked C R K Stable’s Midcourt from second place all the way around...

Stable Notes November 21, 2020

Saturday, November 21st, 2020   (8 months ago)
Mark Glatt © Benoit Photo GLATT TAKES BUSINESSLIKE APPROACH TO MILESTONE 1,000th WIN Asked if the countdown days to the milestone win – from 990 to 1,000 – were nerve-wracking or business-as-usual, trainer Mark Glatt...

Stable Notes November 20, 2020

Friday, November 20th, 2020   (8 months ago)
Richard Mandella MANDELLA DOUBLES DOWN IN SATURDAY’S NATIVE DIVER STAKES Richard Mandella won the Native Diver Handicap seven times from 1983-2003. But he hasn’t saddled the winner of the event since. Not in its seven...

Galilean Goes for Seventh Stakes in Sunday's Cary Grant at Del Mar

Friday, November 20th, 2020   (8 months ago)
Galilean © Benoit Photo West Point Thoroughbreds, Denis Barker and William Sandbrook’s Galilean will attempt to win the seventh stakes race of his brief career Sunday when he takes on nine rivals in the seventh...

Midcourt a Standout Saturday in Del Mar's Native Diver Stakes

Thursday, November 19th, 2020   (8 months ago)
Midcourt winning 2019 Native Diver Stakes © Benoit Photo C R K Stable’s Midcourt, the defending champion in Saturday’s $100,000 Native Diver Stakes, looms as the one to catch and the one to beat in...

Red Flag Takes Bob Hope Handily; Odds-On Spielberg Finishes Fourth

Sunday, November 15th, 2020   (8 months ago)
Red Flag © Benoit Photo The million dollar yearling Spielberg went off as the odds on favorite, but it was Red Flag – who ‘only’ cost $220,000 at the same Kentucky sale – flying home...

Stable Notes November 15, 2020

Sunday, November 15th, 2020   (8 months ago)
Tyler Baze BAZE MAKING WAVES FOLLOWING RETURN TO SO CAL CIRCUIT HOME Halfway through Saturday’s fourth race, a mile $25,000 claimer on the main track, jockey Tyler Baze and his mount Pubilius Syrus, the 5-2...

Astute Romps in Desi Arnaz Saturday at Del Mar

Saturday, November 14th, 2020   (8 months ago)
Astute © Benoit Photo LNJ Foxwoods’ Astute, a chestnut filly by sprint champion Speightstown who fetched $425,000 at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale last year, had all of her speed Saturday at Del Mar as...