Del Mar Stable News

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Del Mar's Betty Grable Stakes Draws Six Fillies/Mares Sunday

Warren's Showtime © Benoit Photo Six fillies and mares will face the starter Sunday at Del Mar in the 26th edition of the Betty Grable Stakes, a seven-furlong affair that carries a $100,000 purse and...

Breeders' Cup World Championships November 4, 2021 Notes

Art Collector – Bruce Lunsford’s homebred 4yo colt Art Collector galloped about a mile and a quarter on the Del Mar main track Thursday morning at just past 8:45 with Neil Poznansky aboard. The Bill...

Stable Notes November 4, 2021

Tizamagician © Benoit Photo SUMMER STARS AT DEL MAR AIM TO SHINE ON SATURDAY UNDERCARD Tizamagician and Going Global were impact players during the Del Mar summer meeting. Tizamagician won the Grade III Cougar II,...

Stable Notes November 3, 2021

BREEDERS’ CUP PRESENCE A REAL BOOSTER SHOT FOR 8TH ‘BING’ SEASON The eighth Bing Crosby season, which starts today, has something it shares with only one previous such fall session at Del Mar. The Breeders’...

Breeders' Cup Details Health and Safety Protocols in Place for 2021 World Championships

Robust Set of Equine Safety and COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols in Place at Del Mar The Breeders’ Cup will once again conduct the 2021 World Championships under industry-leading equine safety and integrity protocols. Breeders’...

Let It Ride Stakes Thursday Has 10 at a Mile on the Turf

Coulthard (IRE) © Benoit Photo Ten 3-year-olds will test their mettle at a mile on the Jimmy Durante Turf Course at Del Mar Thursday in the Let It Ride Stakes, an overnight affair that carries...

Breeders' Cup World Championships November 2, 2021 Notes

Art Collector – Bruce Lunsford’s Bill Mott-trained homebred 4yo colt Art Collector had an easy day two mornings after a Halloween half-mile work in 48 2/5 in preparation for Saturday’s $6 million Longines Breeders’ Cup...

Stable Notes November 2, 2021

Going to Vegas © Eclipse Sportswire / Breeders' Cup ‘VEGAS CREW COULD BE SMALLER THAN MABEE BUT HAPPIER THAN EVER When Richard Baltas-trained Going to Vegas won the Grade II, $200,000 John C. Mabee Stakes...

Breeders' Cup World Championships Post Position Draw Quotes

Owner Bruce Lunsford (Art Collector, Longines Classic, Post 6, 8-1) – “I feel excellent and all the real speed is near us. I just hope for a clean break and leave it up to Mike...

Breeders' Cup World Championships Monday, November 1 Notes

Max Player – George Hall and SportBLX Thoroughbreds Corps’ Max Player completed his final preparations for the $6 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) by working a half-mile in 50 just after the renovation break...