Del Mar Stable News

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Huge Pick Six Ticket Earns Huge Score at Del Mar

Saturday, August 15th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Mithqaal © Benoit Photo A player at Maryland’s AmTote hub bet big bucks Saturday trying to solve the mystery of Del Mar’s Pick Six. He did and took home a prize of $317,002. To get...

Pulpit Rider Up in Last Jump to Take Del Mar's Solana Beach

Saturday, August 15th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Pulpit Rider (Outside) © Benoit Photo Mr. and Mrs. Larry D. Williams’ homebred mare Pulpit Rider looped her field and came with a rush to get up in the final jump and capture the 27th...

Stable Notes August 15, 2020

Saturday, August 15th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Sharp Samurai PREPARATIONS CONTINUE APACE FOR PACIFIC CLASSIC ONE WEEK HENCE Four nominees to the TVG Pacific Classic underwent workouts this morning and two marquee runners are expected to put in their final exercises tomorrow...

"Secret," Prat Shake Loose to Win Del Mar Friday Feature

Friday, August 14th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Raymundos Secret © Benoit Photo It’s known around the racetrack as “getting in a jackpot,” and it has nothing to do with winning a bet. It means you’ve found yourself in a place where you...

10 Will Travel 11 Furlongs Sunday in CTT & TOC at Del Mar

Friday, August 14th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Siberian Iris © Benoit Photo Ten long-winded fillies and mares will travel a mile and three-eighths on the Jimmy Durante Turf Course Sunday in the CTT & TOC Overnight Stakes, the highlight of an 11-race...

Warren's Showtime Drills in 1:00; Eyes Next Saturday's Del Mar Oaks

Friday, August 14th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Warren's Showtime © Benoit Photo Benjamin and Sally Warren’s Warren’s Showtime worked five furlongs at Del Mar today at 12:45 p.m. as she prepares for her start Saturday, August 22, in the Grade I, $250,000...

Stable Notes August 14, 2020

Friday, August 14th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Mel Stute © Benoit Photo DEL MAR REMEMBERS TRAINER MEL STUTE, 1927-2020 Mel Stute, whose training skill, racing stories, good will and very presence were treasured here for seven decades of summers, died Wednesday at...

'Mucho' Tops 7 Saturday in Del Mar's Solana Beach

Thursday, August 13th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Mucho Unusual © Benoit Photo 2019 George Krikorian’s homebred Mucho Unusual, who has been facing high-line graded stakes company for the past year, drops into a seemingly ideal spot against state-bred runners in Saturday’s $125,000...

Smooth Like Strat Triumphs in Del Mar's La Jolla Handicap

Sunday, August 9th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Smooth Like Strait © Benoit Photo Cannon Thoroughbreds’ Smooth Like Strait used his speed to good advantage Sunday and scored a handy victory in the 80th running of the Grade III La Jolla Handicap for...

Stable Notes August 9, 2020

Sunday, August 9th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Maximum Security galloping Saturday BAFFERT LAUDS ‘MAXIMUM’ WORKOUT FOR TVG PACIFIC CLASSIC Maximum Security worked 6 furlongs in 1:12.80 at 6:30 a.m. today, an exercise that drew a rave review from Hall of Fame trainer...