Del Mar Stable News

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Stable Notes August 23, 2020

Sunday, August 23rd, 2020   (6 months ago)
Maximum Security © Benoit Photo MAXIMUM SECURITY BOUNCES BACK STRONG; NEXT RACE TBD As an example of the strength and fitness of Maximum Security, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert pointed out that the $12...

Red Lark Home on Top in Grade I Del Mar Oaks

Saturday, August 22nd, 2020   (6 months ago)
Red Lark © Benoit Photo Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners’ Red Lark, an Irish-bred filly in the hands of an Irish trainer in Paddy Gallagher, pulled off a surprise in the 64th running of the Del Mar...

Red King Upsets United in Saturday's Del Mar 'Cap

Saturday, August 22nd, 2020   (6 months ago)
Red King © Benoit Photo Newcomer Umberto Rispoli pulled the trigger early on Red King and pulled off a notable upset in the 81st edition of the Del Mar Handicap when he was able to...

Harvest Moon Proves Best in Torrey Pines at Del Mar

Saturday, August 22nd, 2020   (6 months ago)
Harvest Moon © Benoit Photo Bamford and Tabor’s Harvest Moon ran a perfect stalking race, then proved strongest late in capturing the $100,500 Torrey Pines Stakes by a length and a quarter Saturday at Del...

Chaos Theory Along In Time to Capture Del Mar's Green Flash

Saturday, August 22nd, 2020   (6 months ago)
Chaos Theory © Benoit Photo Hronis Racing’s Chaos Theory, a recent private purchase by trainer John Sadler for his main owners – Pete and Kosta Hronis -- made good on his first trip over the...

Honor A.P. Drills at Del mar Saturday with "Derby" In Mind

Saturday, August 22nd, 2020   (6 months ago)
Honor A.P. © Benoit Photo] C R K Stable’s Honor A.P. worked five furlongs at 12:45 Saturday at Del Mar in 1:00.20 with the Kentucky Derby two weeks hence on his agenda. He had rider...

Stable Notes August 22, 2020

Saturday, August 22nd, 2020   (6 months ago)
Mo Forza © Benoit Photo SUNDAY’S DEL MAR MILE: FINISHING TOUCH TO A WEEKEND OF STARS If a big finish is needed to the signature Pacific Classic weekend of the summer meeting, the Del Mar...

Sneaking Out Smart Winner of Friday's Rancho Bernardo

Friday, August 21st, 2020   (6 months ago)
Sneaking Out © Benoit Photo KMN Racing’s Sneaking Out put it in gear at the head of the lane and drew off from seven rivals to tally a handy three and three-quarter length victory Friday...

Kentucky Oaks-Bound Donna Veloce Drills Six Furlongs at Del Mar

Friday, August 21st, 2020   (6 months ago)
Donna Veloce, a stakes winning filly who is headed for the Grade I Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs on Friday, September 4 for her next start, turned in a six-furlong work for that test at...

Stable Notes August 21, 2020

Friday, August 21st, 2020   (6 months ago)
Sharp Samurai © Benoit Photo A FACT-FINDING MISSION RE: SATURDAY’S TVG PACIFIC CLASSIC Five facts for each of the six entrants in Saturday’s 30th running of the $500,000, Grade I TVG Pacific Classic while studiously...