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.

Cedillo Wins His Fifth Race on "Strong" in Let It Ride

Sunday, November 1st, 2020   (5 months ago)
Strongconstitution © Benoit Photo Abel Cedillo said he was feeling “lucky” when racing began Sunday afternoon at Del Mar. He had nine races to ride on the nine-race card and when he won the first...

Stable Notes November 1, 2020

Sunday, November 1st, 2020   (5 months ago)
Governor Goteven © Benoit Photo GOVERNOR GOTEVEN RETURNS FRIDAY AIMING TO STAY PERFECT Walther Solis is back and so is the unbeaten 2-year-old filly Governor Goteven. And they’ll be center stage when the Bing Crosby...

Never Be Enough Comes Running to Take Opening Day Kathryn Crosby

Saturday, October 31st, 2020   (5 months ago)
Never Be Enough © Benoit Photo Ron Charles and Samuel Gordon’s mare Never Be Enough, a shipper from Golden Gate Fields in the Bay Area making her first stakes start stateside, lagged early in the...

Stable Notes October 31, 2020

Saturday, October 31st, 2020   (5 months ago)
Mike Smith © Benoit Photo IN LIEU OF BREEDERS’ CUP, SMITH AIMS FOR DEL MAR SCORES Mike Smith is the No. 1 jockey in Breeders’ Cup history for wins (26) and purse earnings ($36,634,605). His...

10 Sophs on Turf Sunday in Let It Ride Stakes

Friday, October 30th, 2020   (5 months ago)
Margot's Boy © Benoit Photo Ten 3-year-olds answered the call for Sunday’s headliner at Del Mar, the seventh edition of the Let It Ride Stakes. It goes as a mile on the turf and offers...

Stable Notes October 30, 2020

Friday, October 30th, 2020   (5 months ago)
Abel Cedillo © Benoit Photo CEDILLO READY TO DEFEND CROSBY TITLE; ‘CUP WILL KEEP PRAT AWAY Abel Cedillo relocated from the Northern to Southern California racing circuit for the Del Mar summer meeting of 2019...

Del Mar Modifies Some Starting Gate, Turf Rail Positions for More Accurate Distance and Timing Data

Friday, October 30th, 2020   (5 months ago)
Del Mar has re-surveyed its turf course to enhance timing and tracking accuracy with a state-of-the-art GPS system that will be in use for the start of the Bing Crosby Season this Saturday. Following its...

Well-Matched Band of Distaffers Face Off Saturday in Kathryn Crosby

Thursday, October 29th, 2020   (5 months ago)
Cordiality © Benoit Photo For the opening of Del Mar’s seventh fall race meeting, its racing office carded a nifty feature that drew eight fillies and mares who’ll run a mile on the turf Saturday....

Stable Notes October 29, 2020

Thursday, October 29th, 2020   (5 months ago)
She's Our Charm at Santa Anita Park © Benoit Photo FALL SEASON OPENS SATURDAY; EIGHT IN KATHRYN CROSBY STAKES A field of eight was entered Wednesday for the featured $75,000 Kathryn Crosby Stakes as the...

Reddam, Hronis Split Honors for 2020 Owners at Del Mar

Monday, September 7th, 2020   (7 months ago)
J. Paul Reddam © Benoit Photo Reddam Racing and Hronis Racing, two of the major players on the Southern California circuit, wound up splitting owners honors for the 2020 summer meeting at Del Mar. Reddam...