Del Mar Stable News

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Cecil B. DeMille Stakes Quotes

Sunday, November 30th, 2014   (5 years ago)
Conquest Stables' Conquest Typhoon and jockey Mike Smith win the Grade III, Cecil B. DeMille Stakes Cecil B. DeMille Stakes (Grade III) MIKE SMITH (Conquest Typhoon, winner) -- "Mark (trainer Mark Casse) thought this horse...

Stable Notes Day 15 November 30 2014

Sunday, November 30th, 2014   (5 years ago)
By Hank Wesch GOOD VIBES FROM CALIFORNIA CHROME WIN LINGER AFTER DERBY Immediately following California Chrome’s stirring victory, viewed by 21,889 on track Saturday, Mark Casse sought out Art Sherman. The trainer of runner-up Lexie...

California Chrome Wins Hollywood Derby

Saturday, November 29th, 2014   (5 years ago)
Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome enhanced his claim to consideration for year-end Horse of the Year honors Saturday with a brilliant victory in the Grade I $300,000 Hollywood Derby at Del Mar....

Ol' Fashion Gal Wins Jimmy Durante Stakes

Saturday, November 29th, 2014   (5 years ago)
Bill and Vicki Poston's Ol' Fashion Gal and jockey Joe Talamo win the Grade III $150,000 Jimmy Durante Stakes Jimmy Durante Stakes (Grade III) JOE TALAMO (Ol’ Fashion Gal, winner) – “She loves the turf....

Big Cazanova Wins At Del Mar

Saturday, November 29th, 2014   (5 years ago)
Big Cazanova and jockey Evis Trujillo win the Grade III, $200,000 Native Diver Stakes, Saturday, November 29, 2014 at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar CA. Native Diver Stakes Quotes (Grade III) ELVIS TRUJILLO (Big...

Stable Notes Day 14 November 29 2014

Saturday, November 29th, 2014   (5 years ago)
By Hank Wesch IF YOU KNEW, LEXIE LOU, YOU’D KNOW WHY SHE MIGHT COME THROUGH Taking on Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome is a formidable assignment for any horse. And by entering...

Kaigun Rallies To Win Seabiscuit Handicap

Friday, November 28th, 2014   (5 years ago)
Last with slightly more than a quarter-mile to run, Kaigun unleashed a brilliant burst of speed in the stretch to win the featured Grade II $250,000 Seabiscuit Handicap Friday under jockey Corey Nakatani. Kaigun, a...

Stable Notes Day 13 November 28 2014

Friday, November 28th, 2014   (5 years ago)
By Hank Wesch SHERMAN, CASSE HAVE AMICABLE MEETING ON EVE OF SHOWDOWN Trainers Art Sherman and Mark Casse met for the first time Friday at 7 a.m. trackside at Del Mar. It was an amicable,...

Matriarch Climaxes Bing Crosby Season

Friday, November 28th, 2014   (5 years ago)
Del Mar’s inaugural fall Bing Crosby Season, a success in all categories, comes to a climax Sunday (Nov. 30) highlighted by a stakes doubleheader, the Grade I $300,000 Matriarch for older fillies and mares and...

Finnegans Wake Wins Hollywood Turf Cup

Thursday, November 27th, 2014   (5 years ago)
Under deft handling by jockey Victor Espinoza, Finnegans Wake rallied between horses entering the stretch, then fought off longshot Patrioticandproud in the final sixteenth to score a neck triumph in the featured Grade II $250,000...