Del Mar Stable News

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Joker Boy No Joke Saturday in Winning Del Mar's I'm Smokin'

Joker Boy © Benoit Photo Brown, Klein and Lebherz’s Joker Boy shook off several challenges and drew away late to tally by three and a half lengths Saturday at Del Mar in the $100,500 I’m...

6 in Futurity; 9 in Juvenile Turf as Del Mar Wraps Up Monday

Pinehurst © Benoit Photo The curtain comes ringing down on a highly successful Del Mar race meeting Labor Day Monday with a pair of juvenile stakes races topping the bill – the championship caliber Grade...

Stable Notes September 4, 2021

Olympic Legend © Benoit Photo MENDEZ COULD JOIN ELITE GROUP WITH CONSECUTIVE FUTURITY WINS Trainer Luis Mendez saddled Dr. Schivel to win the 2020 running of the Runhappy Del Mar Futurity. It’s there in the...

Connie Swingle a Prompt Favorite Friday in Generous Portion at Del Mar

Connie Swingle © Benoit Photo Nick Alexander’s homebred Connie Swingle grabbed a good spot early in the six furlong Generous Portion Stakes Friday, then drew well clear in the lane to tally by three and...

Stable Notes September 3, 2021

Murray © Benot Photo BAFFERT DUO HIGHLIGHTS SEXTET OF RUNHAPPY FUTURITY ENTRANTS Six colts were entered Friday for Monday’s 74TH running of the Grade I, $300,000 Runhappy Del Mar Futurity, the traditional closing day feature...

Grade I Debutante Lures Eight Young Fillies Sunday at Del Mar

Elm Drive © Benoit Photo Eight 2-year-old fillies will battle here Sunday over seven furlongs in the 71st edition of the Grade I TVG Del Mar Debutante, the annual championship race for juvenile misses at...

Seven Sisters Scores Wire to Wire in Del Mar Thursday Feature

Seven Sisters © Benoit Photo SLO Racing Stable’s Seven Sisters sprinted to the front out of the gate in the Thursday feature at Del Mar and just couldn’t be caught as she scampered to a...

Pair of Graded Grass Stakes Top Program Saturday at Del Mar

Flashiest (outside) and Crew Dragon © Benoit Photo Two graded grass stakes – both at a mile and one-eighth out of the track’s unique angled infield chute -- will highlight an 11-race card scheduled for...

Stable Notes September 2, 2021

Flashiest © Benoit Photo POWELL HOPES FOR OCEANSIDE FLASHBACK FROM FLASHIEST IN DERBY Leonard Powell-trained Flashiest is back at Del Mar where the 3-year-old gelded son of Mizzen Mast was last seen winning the Runhappy...

Dozen in the Gate Friday for Generous Portion Stakes

Connie Swingle © Benoit Photo A dozen juvenile fillies – all of them having first seen light of day in the Golden State – will match strides over six furlongs Friday at Del Mar in...