Del Mar Stable News

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Yibir (GB) Gives Godolphin Third Weekend Victory, Wins Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf

Yibir (GB) © Benoit Photo The parade of Godolphin homebreds to the Breeders’ Cup winner’s circle continued when Yibir (GB) ($19) rallied for a half-length victory over Broome (IRE) to win the 38th running of...

Space Blues (IRE) Wins FanDuel Breeders’ Cup Mile Presented by PDJF

Space Blues (IRE) © Benoit Photo Godolphin’s homebred Space Blues (IRE) ($6.20) collared longtime leader Smooth Like Strait at mid-stretch and went on to post a half-length victory in the 38th running of the $2...

Aloha West Noses Out Dr. Schivel to Win Qatar Racing Breeders’ Cup Sprint

Aloha West © Benoit Photo Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners’ Aloha West ($24.60), sixth at the head of the stretch, rallied on the far outside to edge Dr. Schivel by a nose at the finish line to...

Loves Only You (JPN) Wins Maker’s Mark Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf

Loves Only You © Benoit Photo DMM Dream Club Co.’s Loves Only You (JPN) ($10.60) split horses in deep stretch to prevail by a half-length over My Sister Nat (FR) to win the 23rd running...

Life Is Good Dominates Big Ass Fans Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile

Life Is Good © Benoit Photo WinStar Farm and CHC Inc.’s Life Is Good ($3.40) shrugged off a challenge from Ginobili at the top of the stretch and drew off by 5 ¾ lengths to...

Golden Pal Brilliant in Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint Victory

Golden Pal © Benoit Photo Mrs. John Magnier, Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith and Westerberg’s Golden Pal ($7) rocketed to the lead out of the gate and never was pressured in posting a 1 ¼-length victory...

Ce Ce Upsets Defending Champ Gamine to Win Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint

CE CE © Benoit Photo Bo Hirsch’s homebred Ce Ce ($14.40) swept past a trio of dueling leaders, including defending champion Gamine, at the head of the stretch and drew off by 2 ½ lengths...

Going Global Takes Goldikova Stakes

Going Global © Benoit Photo Providing jockey Flavien Prat with his second victory on the day of the 2021 Breeders’ Cup Championships, Irish-bred Going Global outfinished Zofelle to win the $300,000 Goldikova Stakes Saturday at...

Lone Rock Wins Marathon, Sets Track Record

Lone Rock © Benoit Photo Lone Rock, a distance-loving son of Majestic Warrior, shattered a 64-year-old Del Mar track record Saturday when he won the $250,000 Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Stakes at the marathon distance of...

Breeders' Cup World Championships November 6, 2021 Notes

Express Train Declared from the Classic Trainer John Shirreffs reported this morning that his star 4yo Express Train had been withdrawn from the Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic because of swelling in his right hock. “He...