Del Mar Stable News

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Stable Notes August 24, 2019

Saturday, August 24th, 2019   (10 months ago)
Victor Espinoza © Del Mar Photo ESPINOZA, SADLER NEAR MILESTONES WITH TRANQUILITY LAKE WIN The victory with Lady Suebee in Friday’s Tranquility Lake Stakes was stakes win No. 99 at Del Mar for Hall of...

Lady Suebee Cruises in Tranquility Lake Stakes

Friday, August 23rd, 2019   (10 months ago)
Lady Suebee © Benoit Photo Lady Suebee stepped to the lead leaving the gate under jockey Victor Espinoza and cruised home an easy winner in the featured $87,600 Tranquility Lake Stakes Friday at Del Mar....

Improbable Faces King Jack in Shared Belief Stakes

Friday, August 23rd, 2019   (10 months ago)
King Jack © Benoit Photo Improbable, a major player on the Triple Crown trail this spring, faces unbeaten King Jack Sunday in the $100,000 Shared Belief Stakes for three-year-olds at one mile on the main...

Stable Notes August 23, 2019

Friday, August 23rd, 2019   (10 months ago)
Catalina Cruiser © Benoit Photo CATALINA CRUISER AIMED FOR REPEAT OF HIS UNPRECEDENTED FEAT The San Diego Handicap and Pat O’Brien Stakes would seem an odd couple of events for a horse to undertake, let...

Qahira, Talamo Win Del Mar Feature

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019   (10 months ago)
Qahira © Benoit Photo Baoma Corp.’s Qahira, second choice in the wagering at 2-1 under jockey Joe Talamo, wore down 6-5 favored Mo See Cal in a prolonged stretch battle to win Del Mar’s feature...

Catalina Cruiser Faces Six in Pat O'Brien Stakes Saturday

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019   (10 months ago)
Catalina Cruiser © Benoit Photo Hronis Bros’ classy Catalina Cruiser will attempt to duplicate his feat of a year ago when he won both San Diego Handicap and Pat O’Brien Stakes Saturday when he packs...

Stable Notes August 22, 2019

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019   (10 months ago)
Ruben Fuentes © Benoit Photo FUENTES KEEPS HIS CAREER PATH MOVING UPWARD HERE The annual earnings numbers provided by Equibase for jockey Ruben Fuentes show a steadily upward trend: $179,087 in 2016, $739,102 in 2017,...

Two Thirty Five Scores in Brubaker Stakes

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019   (10 months ago)
Two Thirty Five © Benoit Photo Two Thirty Five hit the front in the last stride to nose out Leading Score and win the featured $89,201 Harry F. Brubaker Stakes Wednesday at Del Mar. With...

Stable Notes August 21, 2019

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019   (10 months ago)
Giant Expectations © Del Mar Photo GIANT EXPECTATIONS RETURNS TO SCENE, RACE OF MAJOR TRIUMPH Two years ago, Gary Stevens chose to ride Giant Expectations over stablemate Kobe’s Back in the Pat O’Brien Handicap and...

Prince Earl Surprises in Del Mar Mile

Sunday, August 18th, 2019   (10 months ago)
Prince Earl © Benoit Photo Unraced since last December, Prince Earl made an auspicious return to competition Sunday with a sparkling come-from-behind victory in the featured Grade II $200,000 Del Mar Mile. Patiently handled in...