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.

Del Mar Juvenile Fillies Turf Stakes Quotes

Monday, September 3rd, 2018   (8 months ago)
Summering © Benoit Photo DRAYDEN VAN DYKE (Summering, winner) – “This is sweet; to win a stakes in these silks (Glen Hill Farm, where he got his start riding for trainer Tom Proctor) makes this...

Stable Notes September 3, 2018

Monday, September 3rd, 2018   (8 months ago)
DAY 36 MILLER, DEL MAR SET TO WRAP UP AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON The question, frequently asked of horsemen and Del Mar Thoroughbred Club personnel at this time of year, was put to trainer Peter Miller....

Ride a Comet Scores in Del Mar Derby

Sunday, September 2nd, 2018   (8 months ago)
Ride a Comet © Benoit Eastern invader Ride a Comet, third in the Hall of Fame Stakes at Saratoga a month ago, made an auspicious West Coast debut Sunday with an impressive come-from-behind victory in...

Del Mar Juvenile Turf Stakes Quotes

Sunday, September 2nd, 2018   (8 months ago)
King of Speed © Benoit Photo GARY STEVENS (King of Speed, winner) – “My 100th stakes win at Del Mar. Wow. I hope I can get number 101 a little later (he rides Majestic Eagle...

Stable Notes September 2, 2018

Sunday, September 2nd, 2018   (8 months ago)
Bob Baffert © Del Mar Thoroughbred Club DAY 35 BAFFERT NEEDS FUTURITY FOR A ‘MISSION ACCOMPLISHED’ SEASON Entering Sunday’s penultimate program of the summer meeting, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert had 12 wins from...

Grade I Del Mar Futurity Tops Closing Day Program

Sunday, September 2nd, 2018   (8 months ago)
Roadster © Benoit Photo Another highly-successful Del Mar summer Thoroughbred racing season concludes Labor Day Monday in a traditional manner, with presentation of the Grade I $300,000 Del Mar Futurity as the centerpiece of a...

Vasilika Upsets Cambodia in John C. Mabee Stakes

Saturday, September 1st, 2018   (8 months ago)
Vasilika © Benoit Photo Claimed for $40,000 last winter at Santa Anita, Vasilika climaxed her rise from obscurity with an upset of 4-5 favored Cambodia in the featured Grade II $200,000 John C. Mabee Stakes...

Bellafina Triumphs in Grade I Del Mar Debutante

Saturday, September 1st, 2018   (8 months ago)
Bellafina © Benoit Photo Clinching the two-year-old filly championship of the 2018 Del Mar summer racing season, Kaleem Shah’s Bellafina drew away in the stretch to win the Grade I $300,000 Del Mar Debutante in...

Stable Notes September 1, 2018

Saturday, September 1st, 2018   (8 months ago)
Roadster © Del Mar Thoroughbred Club DAY 34 ROADSTER TABBED 6-5 FAVORITE FOR CLOSING DAY FUTURITY Roadster drew the No. 3 post in a field of seven and was established as the 6-5 favorite on...

Listing Makes Strong Career Debut with I'm Smokin Win

Friday, August 31st, 2018   (8 months ago)
Listing © Benoit Photo Winning a stakes in his career debut, Listing scored a one and one-quarter length upset victory in the $100,690 I’m Smokin Stakes for California bred two-year-olds on Friday at Del Mar....