Del Mar Stable News

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Wild Dude Upsets Masochistic in Crosby Stakes

Sunday, July 26th, 2015   (5 years ago)
Wild Dude, dismissed at 11-1 odds by Del Mar bettors, overhauled 2-5 favored Masochistic in the final sixteenth of a mile to score a stunning upset in the featured Grade I $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes...

California Dreamin’ Handicap

Sunday, July 26th, 2015   (5 years ago)
California Dreamin’ Handicap JOE TALAMO (Weewinnin, winner) – “He was game. I’ve got to give Brian (trainer Brian Koriner) credit. He took the blinkers off this horse today and he was better for it. When...

Stable Notes July 26 2015

Sunday, July 26th, 2015   (5 years ago)
By Hank Wesch PACIFIC CLASSIC IS CATCH A FLIGHT’S NEXT DESTINATION Catch a Flight has become something of a milestone maker for both Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella and Hall of Fame jockey Gary...

Catch A Flight, Stevens Win San Diego 'Cap

Saturday, July 25th, 2015   (5 years ago)
Argentine-bred Catch a Flight, ridden by Hall of Famer Gary Stevens, forged to the front in the final strides Saturday to overhaul Appealing Tale and win the featured $200,000 San Diego Handicap, mile and one-sixteenth...

Fleet Treat Stakes Quotes

Saturday, July 25th, 2015   (5 years ago)
George Krikorian's Big Book and jockey Rafael Bejarano win the co-featured $200,000 Fleet Treat Stakes Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Del Mar Race Track, Del Mar, CA. Fleet Treat Stakes RAFAEL BEJARANO (Big Book, winner)...

Stable Notes July 25 2015

Saturday, July 25th, 2015   (5 years ago)
By Hank Wesch ‘WIN AND YOU’RE IN’ IS BIG INCENTIVE FOR MASOCHISTIC CAMP Trainer Ron Ellis says he paid little heed, a year ago, to the well-documented controversy that surrounded the first two races in...

Stable Notes July 24 2015

Friday, July 24th, 2015   (5 years ago)
By Hank Wesch MILLER OPTS FOR SAN DIEGO OVER CROSBY WITH APPEALING TALE Peter Miller, the defending co-champion who tops the trainer standings through the first six days of the meeting, entered Appealing Tale in...

Masochistic Tops Field in Grade I Bing Crosby Stakes

Friday, July 24th, 2015   (5 years ago)
Los Pollos Hermanos and JayEmEss Stable’s Masochistic, brilliant winner of the Grade I Triple Bend in near track-record time last month at Santa Anita, figures to be an odds-on favorite versus five rivals Sunday in...

Longshot Star Act, Stevens Win Del Mar Marathon

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015   (5 years ago)
George Krikorian’s Star Act, longest shot at 20-1 despite the presence in the saddle of Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, sliced between horses in the upper stretch to reach contention and then outran 5-2...

Stable Notes July 23 2015

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015   (5 years ago)
‘HIGH FIVE’ WORK FOR AMERICAN PHAROAH AND BAFFERT And on the fifth day, American Pharoah worked six furlongs in 1:11.00. And verily did trainer Bob Baffert say in the aftermath: “I think he’s getting faster”...