Del Mar Stable News

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Six Quick Distaffers Will Be Buzzing Sunday in Rancho Bernardo

Edgeway © Benoit Photo Six double quick fillies and mares are set to do some high stepping Sunday at Del Mar in the 51st edition of the Rancho Bernardo Handicap. The delicious distaff spin includes...

Stable Notes August 26, 2022

Flightline © Benoit Photo FLIGHTLINE TOPS LIST OF NOMINEES FOR TVG PACIFIC CLASSIC Nominations for this year’s $1 million, G1 TVG Pacific Classic were released Friday with some expected names and one intriguing surprise. A...

Inch Proves Length The Best in Feature Thursday at Del Mar

Inch © Benoit Photo The chestnut gelding Inch teamed up with the Hall of Fame rider Mike Smith and they came away a three-quarter length winner Thursday at Del Mar in a starter allowance turf...

Invader Tops Field of 10 in Saturday's Pat O'Brien at Del Mar

American Theorem winning Bing Crosby Stakes © Benoit Photo Headed by Godolphin’s east coast invader Speaker’s Corner, a field of 10 fast older horses will do battle at Del Mar Saturday in the 37th edition...

Stable Notes August 25, 2022

SPEAKER’S CORNER BRINGS SERIOUS SPEED TO G2 PAT O’BRIEN There’s a new shooter in California this weekend and he’s packing some impressive numbers for Saturday’s G2 Pat O’Brien at Del Mar, a Breeders’ Cup Challenge...

Eight Juveniles Go Six Panels Friday in Del Mar's Feature Event

Silver Lightening © Benoit Photo Two-year-olds. Juveniles. Youngsters. Babies. You get to call them what you want. And you also get to attach your label to eight of them at Del Mar Friday who will...

Turf Sprint Draws Nine to Top Del Mar's Thursday Card

Daniel's Magic © Benoit Photo Turf sprinters running under starter allowance conditions are spotted as the featured event on Del Mar’s Thursday program. Nine runners have thrown their hats in the ring and will fact...

Warrens Candy Girl Wins Stretch Battle to Take Solana Beach Stakes at Del Mar

Warrens Candy Girl © Benoit Photo Benjamin & Sally Warren’s homebred filly Warrens Candy Girl won a stout stretch duel with Reddam Racing’s Eddie’s New Dream to score by a head in Sunday’s $151,000 Solana...

Stable Notes August 21, 2022

Spendarella © Benoit Photo GRAHAM MOTION BARN GOES TWO-FOR-TWO IN WEEKEND STAKES This is not the first time trainer Graham Motion has shipped horses to Del Mar. This isn’t even the first time he’s won...

Spendarella Just Too Good Saturday in Grassy Grade I Del Mar Oaks

Spendarella © Benoit Photo Gainesway Stable’s classy Spendarella, shipped west to seek Grade I gold in Saturday’s $304,000 Del Mar Oaks, got what she came after in impressive fashion, sitting third in a perfect stalking...