Del Mar Stable News

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Stable Notes August 13, 2021

Friday, August 13th, 2021   (2 months ago)
Rock Your World © Benoit Photo ROCK YOUR WORLD AMONG 15 NOMINATIONS FOR TVG PACIFIC CLASSIC The nomination deadline passed at midnight on Thursday for the five major stakes a week from Saturday. And when...

Crew Dragon Wins Thursday Feature; Pick Six Carryover Now at $1,224,519

Thursday, August 12th, 2021   (2 months ago)
Crew Dragon © Benoit Photo Hronis Racing’s Crew Dragon sat a good spot under Umberto Rispoli for the mile trip around the Del Mar turf course Thursday afternoon, then showed grit and determination when he...

Stable Notes August 12, 2021

Thursday, August 12th, 2021   (2 months ago)
LETCHER-TRAINED DR POST LIKELY FOR TVG PACIFIC CLASSIC Dr Post, a 4-year-old son of Quality Road trained by Todd Pletcher is a strong candidate to ship in from the East Coast to run in the...

Long-Winded Distaffers Meet in Saturday's CTT & TOC at Del Mar

Thursday, August 12th, 2021   (2 months ago)
Tapwater © Benoit Photo Eleven furlongs of serious running is a long way to travel for a racehorse, but it’s not unheard of. Saturday, eight fillies and mares have signed up to do just that...

Speed on Display Friday in Del Mar's Turf Headliner

Wednesday, August 11th, 2021   (2 months ago)
Good With People © Benoit Photo Fast young horses will take to the grass Friday at Del Mar in the featured allowance event on the eight-race program. Eight 3-year-olds who can pick them up and...

Del Mar Allowance Feature Thursday; $1 Million Jackpot Bet Up For Grabs

Monday, August 9th, 2021   (2 months ago)
Hockey Dad © Benoit Photo The featured attraction on this Thursday’s card is a one-mile turf allowance race for 3-year-olds that has drawn 13 runner, though only nine of them will be able to go...

Zoffarelli Moved Up to First in La Jolla Handicap at Del Mar

Sunday, August 8th, 2021   (2 months ago)
Zofferelli (Center) finished 2nd in Sunday's La Jolla Handicap, but was moved up to 1st © Benoit Photo Red Baron’s Barn or Rancho Temescal’s Zoffarelli, in from England just a week earlier and unable to...

Rock N Rye Proves Best Sunday in Graduation Stakes at Del Mar

Sunday, August 8th, 2021   (2 months ago)
Rock N Rye © Benoit Photo Lovingier, London or Zondlo’s Rock N Rye scampered home by four and a quarter lengths in Sunday’s $100,000 Graduation Stakes at Del Mar, then had to withstand a rider’s...

Stable Notes August 8, 2021

Sunday, August 8th, 2021   (2 months ago)
Princess Grace © Benoit Photo STIDHAM SAVORS CIRCUMSTANCES OF PRINCESS GRACE’S SCORE The win by Princess Grace in Saturday’s Yellow Ribbon Handicap was the sixth at that level at Del Mar for trainer Michael Stidham....

Pappacap Takes Best Pal, Princess Grace Wins Yellow Ribbon at Del Mar

Saturday, August 7th, 2021   (2 months ago)
Princess Grace © Benoit Photo A stakes doubleheader saw a young colt begin to bloom and an impressive filly continue to shine Saturday afternoon at Del Mar as Rustlewood Farm’s Pappacap scored smartly in the...