Del Mar Stable News

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Desormeaux, Hess Combine to Win Daisycutter Handicap

Friday, August 8th, 2014   (5 years ago)
The red-hot jockey-trainer combination of Kent Desormeaux and Bob Hess, Jr., struck again Friday as Master the Blues overhauled Kinz Funky Monkey in the final strides to win the featured $96,560 Daisycutter Handicap. Master the...

Stable Notes Day 17

Friday, August 8th, 2014   (5 years ago)
By Hank Wesch LA JOLLA AN ACCREDITATION TEST FOR SCHOOLOFHARDROCKS Asked for an overall assessment of the career of Schoolofhardrocks, the 5-2 second choice in the opening line for Saturday’s Grade II $150,000 La Jolla...

Miss Serendipity Face 8 in John C. Mabee Stakes

Friday, August 8th, 2014   (5 years ago)
Argentine-bred Miss Serendipity, fresh from an upset triumph in the Grade I Gamely at Santa Anita in late May, will carry highweight of 123 pounds Sunday in the 57th running of the Grade II $250,000...

Living The Life Scores in United States Debut

Thursday, August 7th, 2014   (5 years ago)
Making her United States debut, Irish-bred Living The Life rallied in the stretch to win the featured $80,000 BOMA San Diego Purse Thursday under Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith. Living The Life, a four-year-old...

Stable Notes Day 16

Thursday, August 7th, 2014   (5 years ago)
By Hank Wesch IS FUTURITY IN FUTURE FOR SORRENTO CHAMP SUNSET GLOW? Ten Broeck Farm, Inc.’s Sunset Glow, a 3 ¼-length winner of Wednesday’s Grade II $200,000 Sorrento Stakes, was comfortable in her stall at...

Enterprising Faces 5 in La Jolla Handicap

Thursday, August 7th, 2014   (5 years ago)
Glen Hill Farm’s Enterprising, who rallied from last place to win the Oceanside Stakes on opening day of the Del Mar meeting, July 17, will pack highweight of 122 pounds Saturday versus five rival three-year-olds...

Sunset Glow Triumphs In Sorrento Stakes

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014   (5 years ago)
Ten Broeck Farm's Sunset Glow and Jockey Victor Espinoza win the Grade II, $200,000 Sorrento Stakes, Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar CA. Ten Broeck Farm’s Sunset Glow, runner-up in...

Stable Notes Day 15

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014   (6 years ago)
By Hank Wesch BEST PAL TOP THREE ARE TARGETED FOR FUTURITY Skyway, who gave trainer Mark Casse his first Del Mar stakes victory – and first win of any kind at the track – in...

Seven Fillies Clash in Sorrento Stakes

Monday, August 4th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Seven lightly-raced but obviously talented two-year-old fillies, all of them with designs on the title-deciding Grade I $300,000 Del Mar Debutante on Saturday, August 30, will take an important step toward that goal Wednesday in...

Skyway Wins Best Pal Stakes

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014   (6 years ago)
Eastern invader Skyway, ridden by Del Mar newcomer Stewart Elliott, gamely withstood the late stretch challenge of fast-closing Henry’s Holiday to win the featured Grade II $200,000 Best Pal Stakes Sunday before a crowd of...