Del Mar Stable News

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Soph Filly Milers, Older Turf Sprinters Top Sunday Del Mar Card

Lieutenant Dan © Benoit Photo Two very different, but very interesting, stakes races will highlight the Sunday Labor Day Weekend card at Del Mar. The first test brings out 3-year-old fillies, seven of them in...

Stable Notes</br>September 2, 2022

Juan Leyva © Katie Jones MEET THE MAN WHO RIDES FLIGHTLINE FOR A LIVING You’re a true horseman when every time you see a quality horse you wonder ‘What would it be like to ride...

Hot Box Just Too Quck For Them All in Taking Thursday Del Mar Feature

Hot Box © Benoit Photo There is a simple formula in horse racing that will put you in the winner’s circle quicker than two shakes of a lamb’s tail. Be faster than the other horses,...

Stable Notes September 1, 2022

PACIFIC CLASSIC DRAW ELICITS DIFFERENT RESPONSES FROM TRAINERS The post position draw for Saturday’s G1 TVG Pacific Classic at Del Mar was not racked with the same tension you might find at another 1 ¼...

8 Set for Turf Sprint Thursday at Del Mar; Early Post in Effect

Good With People © Benoit Photo Eight older horses will run for an $84,000 purse Thursday at Del Mar in a five-furlong turf dash that appears to be highly competitive. In addition to those already...

Classy Edgeway Wins Tough Battle in Sunday's Rancho Bernardo 'Cap

Edgeway © Benoit Photo The classy mare Edgeway tied her running shoes tight Sunday at Del Mar, and it was a good thing she did. The extra-fast New Mexico filly Slammed put her to the...

Stable Notes August 28, 2022

Flavien Prat © Benoit Photo PRAT TO RIDE FLIGHTLINE IN TVG PACIFIC CLASSIC NEXT WEEKEND Trainer John Sadler has confirmed that jockey Flavien Prat will return to Del Mar next weekend to ride Flightline in...

Laurel River Impressive Winner of O'Brien at Del Mar Saturday

Laurel River © Benoit Photo Juddmonte’s Laurel River, a lightly raced 4-year-old who had never won a stakes race before, looked every bit of a stakes winner Saturday at Del Mar when he powered between...

Stable Notes August 27, 2022

Flightline © Benoit Photo FLIGHTLINE BREEZES IN FINAL PREP FOR TVG PACIFIC CLASSIC The horse everyone will be watching and quite possibly betting next Saturday put in another eye-catching work Saturday morning at Del Mar,...

Man Oh Man Outruns His Competition in Feature Friday at Del Mar

Man Oh Man © Benoit Photo Man Oh Man, a homebred 2-year-old bay colt by Stanford, ran six furlongs on dirt in front all the way into the winners circle with jockey Umberto Rispoli aboard...