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 Modifies Some Starting Gate, Turf Rail Positions for More Accurate Distance and Timing Data

Friday, October 30th, 2020   (8 months ago)
Del Mar has re-surveyed its turf course to enhance timing and tracking accuracy with a state-of-the-art GPS system that will be in use for the start of the Bing Crosby Season this Saturday. Following its...

Well-Matched Band of Distaffers Face Off Saturday in Kathryn Crosby

Thursday, October 29th, 2020   (8 months ago)
Cordiality © Benoit Photo For the opening of Del Mar’s seventh fall race meeting, its racing office carded a nifty feature that drew eight fillies and mares who’ll run a mile on the turf Saturday....

Stable Notes October 29, 2020

Thursday, October 29th, 2020   (9 months ago)
She's Our Charm at Santa Anita Park © Benoit Photo FALL SEASON OPENS SATURDAY; EIGHT IN KATHRYN CROSBY STAKES A field of eight was entered Wednesday for the featured $75,000 Kathryn Crosby Stakes as the...

Reddam, Hronis Split Honors for 2020 Owners at Del Mar

Monday, September 7th, 2020   (10 months ago)
J. Paul Reddam © Benoit Photo Reddam Racing and Hronis Racing, two of the major players on the Southern California circuit, wound up splitting owners honors for the 2020 summer meeting at Del Mar. Reddam...

Maximum Security Voted Horse of the Meet for 2020

Monday, September 7th, 2020   (10 months ago)
Maximum Security © Benoit Photo Gary and Mary West and partners’ Maximum Security was unanimously voted the Horse of the Meet for Del Mar’s 81st summer season in a poll of racing media. Victories in...

Big Fish Wins Del Mar Juvenile Turf

Monday, September 7th, 2020   (10 months ago)
Big Fish © Benoit Photo VICTOR ESPINOZA (Big Fish, winner) – “I had a good trip. The only problem I had was on the far turn when I dropped my hands just a bit and...

Stable Notes September 7, 2020

Monday, September 7th, 2020   (10 months ago)
Flavien Prat aboard Madone © Benoit Photo PRAT SECURES STAKES RECORD, BUT TITLE RACE IS DOWN TO THE WIRE The victory aboard Madone in Sunday’s $75,000 Juvenile Fillies Turf was the 14th in a stakes...

Rispoli Guides Favored Pixelate to Tally in Del Mar Derby

Sunday, September 6th, 2020   (10 months ago)
Pixelate © Benoit Photo Godolphin’s Pixelate, benefitting from yet another perfectly timed ride on the turf by Del Mar’s leading rider, Umberto Rispoli, was along in time to score by a head in the 76th...

Odds-On Princess Noor Scores Big in Del Mar Debutante

Sunday, September 6th, 2020   (10 months ago)
Princess Noor © Benoit Photo Zedan Racing Stable’s high-priced filly ran like she was worth every penny of the $1.35 million owner Amir Zedan spent on her this past April at a 2-year-old in training...

Stable Notes September 6, 2020

Sunday, September 6th, 2020   (10 months ago)
Bob Baffert 2017 AUTHENTIC POSITIONS BAFFERT FOR ANOTHER DERBY/FUTURITY DOUBLE The Kentucky Derby victory Saturday by Authentic, who was conditioned at Del Mar for America’s most famous race, was a record-tying sixth for Hall of...