Del Mar Stable News

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Bodhicitta Takes Yellow Ribbon by a Nose on Del Mar Turf

Saturday, August 8th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Bodhicitta (GB) © Benoit Photo Calvin Nguyen’s Bodhicitta, a filly on the rise, came running late to get up by a whisker and take honors in the Grade II Yellow Ribbon Handicap at Del Mar...

Weston Gets Up By a Neck in Del Mar's Best Pal Stakes

Saturday, August 8th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Weston © Benoit Photo Chris Drakos and Ryan Hanson’s Weston got up in the final stride to triumph in the 50th running of the Grade II Best Pal Stakes for 2-year-olds at Del Mar Saturday....

Stable Notes August 8, 2020

Saturday, August 8th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Storm the Court (right) in the 2019 Breeders' Cup Juvenile © Benoit Photo JUVENILE CHAMP STORM THE COURT TRIES TURF IN SUNDAY’S LA JOLLA The burgeoning but eventful, to say the least, career of Storm...

My Girl Red Handy Winner of Del Mar's Sorrento Stakes

Friday, August 7th, 2020   (1 month ago)
My Girl Red © Benoit Photo Erich Brehm’s homebred filly My Girl Red showed speed from the start and won the 52nd edition of the Grade II Sorrento Stakes for juvenile fillies by four and...

Storm the Court Tries Turf as 8 Go Sunday in La Jolla 'Cap

Friday, August 7th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Storm the Court Eight 3-year-olds will test their mettle over a mile and one-sixteenth Sunday on the Del Mar greensward in the 80th edition of the La Jolla Handicap. The Grade III stakes carries a...

Stable Notes August 7, 2020

Friday, August 7th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Beau Recall © Benoit Photo YELLOW RIBBON IS, AND ISN’T, A SLAM DUNK FOR BEAU RECALL Nick Cosato, a former jockey agent who is now head of the Slam Dunk Racing partnership organization, was introduced...

Beau Recall Has Eyes Again for Yellow Ribbon at Del Mar

Thursday, August 6th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Beau Recall (inside) © Benoit Photo Slam Dunk Racing or Medallion Racing’s Beau Recall, who was up by a whisker to win last year’s Yellow Ribbon Handicap, has come back to Del Mar to try...

Ward Ships In a Live One for Saturday's Best Pal

Thursday, August 6th, 2020   (1 month ago)
Herd Immunity © Benoit Photo When Wesley Ward ships one in – standby. Mr. Ward does not come to play, be it anywhere in the U.S., or Europe, too. The man fires bullets from coast...

Seven Juvenile Fillies Meet Friday in Del Mar's Sorrento

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020   (1 month ago)
September Secret © Benoit Photo In what appears to be a wide-open edition of the Grade II, $150,000 Sorrento Stakes at Del Mar, seven fillies will face starter Jay Slender Friday for a six-furlong tussle...

Fighting Mad Outruns Them in Grade I Hirsch at Del Mar

Sunday, August 2nd, 2020   (1 month ago)
Fighting Mad © Benoit Photo Gary and Mary West’s homebred filly Fighting Mad bolted out of the gate to the lead Sunday in the $250,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes and then never looked back, outrunning...