Del Mar Stable News

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Stable Notes August 1 2015

Saturday, August 1st, 2015   (5 years ago)
By Hank Wesch SUNDAY COULD PROVE TO BE A REAL GOOD DEAL FOR BAFFERT Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert has the odds-on favorite in a big race for 3-year-olds on Sunday. Yeah, yeah we...

Gimme Da Lute Favored In Real Good Deal Stakes

Saturday, August 1st, 2015   (5 years ago)
Gimme Da Lute, a more than capable runner somewhat overlooked in the excitement over stablemate American Pharoah’s epic Triple Crown achievement, looms a strong favorite to add to his resume Sunday in the $200,000 Real...

Obey Captures C.T.B.A. Stakes

Friday, July 31st, 2015   (5 years ago)
Ted Serna’s Obey, the 7-2 second choice under jockey Tiago Pereira, outbattled 41-1 longshot Later My Love through the stretch to win Friday’s featured $100,000 C.T.B.A. Stakes for California-bred two-year-old fillies. Obey, trained by Sam...

Stable Notes July 31 2015

Friday, July 31st, 2015   (5 years ago)
By Hank Wesch A BEAUTY, BEHOLDER, EYES ANOTHER GRADE I IN HIRSCH STAKES From June to November of last year Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella had a lot to deal with regarding his two-time...

Beholder Heads Star-Studded Field in Clement L. Hirsch Stakes

Friday, July 31st, 2015   (5 years ago)
Two-time Eclipse Award winner Beholder, a winner of 12 of 17 career races and $3.4 million, heads a powerful field of nine older fillies and mares Saturday in the 45th running of the Grade I...

Little Jerry Wins Del Mar Headliner

Thursday, July 30th, 2015   (5 years ago)
Appearing beaten in deep stretch, Little Jerry dug in gamely under jockey Martin Pedroza to win Thursday’s feature race at a mile and one-sixteenth on the grass in a five-horse blanket finish. Little Jerry, a...

Stable Notes July 30 2015

Thursday, July 30th, 2015   (5 years ago)
By Hank Wesch ‘CINCO DE O’NEILL’ DAY BRINGS TRAINING RECORD AND CELEBRATION The celebration dinner following Doug O’Neill’s single-day training record five victories was held at the Pamplemousse Grill, just across Via de la Valle...

O'Neill Sets Del Mar Training Record - Five Wins In A Day

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015   (5 years ago)
Doug O'Neill, four times the leading trainer at Del Mar in his highly successful career, set an all-time Del Mar record for most wins in a day by a Thoroughbred conditioner Wednesday when he saddled...

Stable Notes July 29 2015

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015   (5 years ago)
By Hank Wesch CROSBY WINNER WILD DUDE TO GO FOR SPRINT SWEEP IN O’BRIEN Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer said Wednesday morning that Sunday’s Grade I $300,000 Bing Crosby stakes winner Wild Dude “came...

American Pharoah Works Half Mile in :48.80

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015   (5 years ago)
American Pharoah works four furlongs in :48.80 Tuesday morning at Del Mar. American Pharoah worked a half mile in :48.80 seconds Tuesday morning at Del Mar in the Triple Crown winner’s final serious exercise for...