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.

Stable Notes Nov 12, 2017

Sunday, November 12th, 2017   (9 months ago)
Isotherm © Benoit TRITES’ HANDS MIGHT BE THE RIGHT HANDS FOR EASTERN IMPORTS Austin Trites had been to Del Mar “only as a patron” before getting the assignment from New York-based trainer George Weaver to...

Stable notes Nov 11, 2017

Saturday, November 11th, 2017   (9 months ago)
Majestic Heat BETTY GRABLE WILL BE SOMETHING DIFFERENT FOR MAJESTIC HEAT Bringing back Majestic Heat on short notice would not have been a surprising move from the 5-year-old daughter of Unusual Heat’s former trainer Barry...

Majestic Heat Tops Field of Eight in Betty Grable Stakes Sunday

Saturday, November 11th, 2017   (9 months ago)
Majestic Heat Two-time Del Mar stakes-winner Majestic Heat, sixth in the Goldikova Stakes a week ago, returns to action at the seaside oval Sunday versus seven older California-bred filly and mare rivals in the $100,000...

Ms Wakaya Wins Del Mar Feature

Friday, November 10th, 2017   (9 months ago)
Ms Wakaya © Benoit Photo Under a well-judged ride by jockey Rafael Bejarano, Ms Wakaya forged to the front in midstretch and then held on stubbornly to win Del Mar’s feature race Friday, a one-mile...

Stable Notes Nov 10, 2017

Friday, November 10th, 2017   (9 months ago)
Run Away © Benoit Photo RUN AWAY COULD END ’17 WITH DISTINCTION VIA HOPE VICTORY Simon Callaghan-trained Run Away returns to the track and distance of his lone defeat as the 8-5 morning line favorite...

Run Away Heads Field of Six in Bob Hope Stakes

Friday, November 10th, 2017   (9 months ago)
Run Away © Benoit Photo Three-time stakes-winner Run Away, who sustained his lone defeat when third to Bolt d’Oro as the favorite in the Del Mar Futurity last summer, tops a field of six promising...

Moonless Sky Rallies to Win Del Mar Feature

Sunday, November 5th, 2017   (9 months ago)
Moonless Sky © Benoit Photo Pappas Racing’s Moonless Sky, under a well-timed ride by jockey Kent Desormeaux, swept to the front nearing the wire to win Sunday’s feature race at one mile over Del Mar’s...

Breeders' Cup Notes Nov 5, 2017

Sunday, November 5th, 2017   (9 months ago)
Smith Extends Lead in Breeders’ Cup Victories; Velazquez Moves Into Tie for Second Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, 52, extended his lead for all-time Breeders’ Cup World Championship victories in the 14 Hands Juvenile...

Breeders' Cup Notes Nov 5, 2017

Sunday, November 5th, 2017   (9 months ago)
CLASSIC Gun Runner – A season that began with frustration ended with fulfillment for Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm’s Gun Runner Saturday. The impressive winner of the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic and presumed...

Stable Notes Nov 5, 2017

Sunday, November 5th, 2017   (9 months ago)
Peter Miller © Eclipse Sportwire LOCAL BASE, KNOWLEDGE PAYS OFF FOR MILLER WITH SPRINT DOUBLE San Diego County has been a longtime home for trainer Peter Miller, Del Mar his home track and the nearby...

Talismanic Wins Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf

Saturday, November 4th, 2017   (9 months ago)
Talismanic, winner of the Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf © Eclipse Sportswire DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2017) – Godolphin’s Talismanic ($30.20) reached the front in deep stretch to prevail by a half-length over Beach Patrol...

A Maiden No More, Goodmagic Romps In Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile

Saturday, November 4th, 2017   (9 months ago)
Good Magic © Eclipse Sportswire DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2017) – E Five Racing Thoroughbreds and Stonestreet Stables’ Good Magic ($25), who entered the race as a maiden, exploded past Solomini in upper stretch...

Favored World Approval Wins Breeders’ Cup Mile

Saturday, November 4th, 2017   (9 months ago)
World Approval © Eclipse Sportswire DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2017) – Live Oak Plantation’s World Approval ($7.40) became the first favorite to win a Breeders’ Cup race Saturday at Del Mar as he posted...

Roy H Wins Twinspires Breeders’ Cup Sprint

Saturday, November 4th, 2017   (9 months ago)
Roy H © Eclipse Sportswire DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2017) – Rockingham Ranch and David Bernsen’s Roy H ($11.80) took over in deep stretch from Imperial Hint and went on to a one-length victory...

Wuheida Wins Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf

Saturday, November 4th, 2017   (9 months ago)
Wuheida © Eclipse Sportswire DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2017) – Godolphin Stable’s Wuheida ($24.40) took charge at the top of the stretch from Zipessa and held off a late bid from Rhododendron by a...

Bar of Gold Scores $135.40 Shocker in Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint

Saturday, November 4th, 2017   (9 months ago)
Bar of Gold © Eclipse Sportswire DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2017) – Chester and Mary Broman’s homebred Bar of Gold ($135.40) rallied from far back to catch Ami’s Mesa at the wire to win...

Stormy Liberal Nails Stablemate Richard's Boy Late to Win Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint

Saturday, November 4th, 2017   (9 months ago)
Stormy Liberal © Eclipse Sportswire DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2017) – Rockingham Ranch’s Stormy Liberal wore down stablemate Richard’s Boy in the final 30 yards to win the 10th running of the $1 million...

Caledonia Road Springs Upset In 14 Hands Winery Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies

Saturday, November 4th, 2017   (9 months ago)
Caledonia Road © Eclipse Sportswire DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2017) – Zoom and Fish Stable, Charlie Spring and Newtown Anner Stud’s Caledonia Road roared past Alluring Star at the sixteenth pole and drew off...

Longshot Declarationofpeace Wins Qatar Juvenile Turf Sprint

Saturday, November 4th, 2017   (9 months ago)
Declarationofpeace wins the Qatar Juvenile Turf Sprint Stakes © Horsephotos.com In a thrilling finish, longshot Declarationofpeace, under a rousing ride by jockey Ryan Moore, forged to the front in the final strides to shade 3-1...

Bookies Luck Noses Out Smokem in Golden State Juvenile Stakes

Saturday, November 4th, 2017   (9 months ago)
Bookies Luck wins the Golden State Juvenile Stakes © Horsephotos.com Under a typically vigorous ride by Hall of Famer Kent Desormeaux, Bookies Luck held on tenaciously in the final strides to nose out the hard-charging...