Del Mar Stable News

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Fun to Dream Finds a Dream Spot in Sunday's Betty Grable

Fun to Dream © Benoit Photo The gray filly Fun to Dream might have been licking her figurative chops down at trainer Bob Baffert’s barn when they told her about her upcoming tilt this Sunday....

Stable Notes November 10, 2022

Phil D'Amato D’AMATO SETS HIS SIGHTS ON DEL MAR STAKES RACES THIS FALL When Phil D’Amato drove off the Del Mar Fairgrounds in September he brought with him a share of the trainers’ title from...

Eight Fillies, Mares Lineup Saturday for Kathryn Crosby Stakes

Burgoo Alley © Benoit Photo Fillies and mares will step to the forefront at Del Mar Saturday when the track conducts what appears to be a highly competitive edition of the Kathryn Crosby Stakes, an...

Stable Notes November 9, 2022

Juan Hernandez HERNANDEZ EYES THIRD STRAIGHT JOCKEY TITLE AT DEL MAR Juan Hernandez returns to Del Mar this week in search of a hat trick. Should he capture the riding title at the Bing Crosby...

Nine Sophs in Let It Ride Friday as Del Mar Fall Meet Begins

Handy Dandy © Benoit Photo Nine frisky sophomores will pull on their running shoes Friday at Del Mar for a one-mile spin around the Jimmy Durante Turf Course in the featured attraction – the $75,000-added...

Trio Win Most Races, Money at Del Mar's 2022 Summer Meet

Watson Pegram Weitman © Benoit Photo The long-time friends and partners in horse ownership – Mike Pegram, Karl Watson and Paul Weitman – finished first both for number of wins and money won at the...

Packs a Wahlop Gets the Trip, Scores in Del Mar Juvenile Turf

Packs a Wahlop © Benoit Photo The father/son team of Jed and Tim Cohen – who race under the names of Red Baron’s Barn and Rancho Temescal, respectively – threw a big punch Sunday with...

Stable Notes September 11, 2022

Jonathon Wong © Benoit Photo NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TRAINERS CLEAN UP AT DEL MAR THIS SUMMER It has been a meet to remember for several Northern California trainers who like to summer at Del Mar, as...

Daring Move Puts "France" in Win Circle for Mabee Stakes

Avenue de France © Benoit Photo Leading rider Juan Hernandez took a gamble on the backside with his mare Avenue de France and he cashed it in at the wire when they held on by...

And Tell Me Nolies Takes TVG Del Mar Debutante in Final Jump

And Tell Me Nolies © Benoit Photo Peter Redekop’s And Tell Me Nolies dug in late and just caught race favorite Home Cooking at the wire to register a notable upset in Saturday’s Grade I,...