Del Mar Stable News

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Stable Notes July 21, 2016

California Chrome Galloping Thursday © Zoe Metz for Del Mar Thoroughbred Club ‘CHROME DRAWS NO. 6 POST, MADE 4-T0-5 CHOICE FOR SAN DIEGO California Chrome drew the No. 6 post position and was made the...

California Chrome Faces 6 in San Diego Handicap Saturday

California Chrome © Zoe Metz for Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Superstar California Chrome, the top-ranked Thoroughbred in North America with record earnings of more than $12.5 million, returns to Del Mar Saturday as the 126-pound...

Pretty N Cool Scores in C.E.R.F. Stakes

Pretty N Cool © Benoit Photo Talented Pretty N Cool, who began her career last summer at Del Mar where she won the Sorrento Stakes and then was runner-up to ultimate juvenile filly champion Songbird...

Stable Notes July 20, 2016

California Chrome before his Work July 16, 2016 © Zoe Metz for Del Mar Thoroughbred Club SIX ENTERED TO TAKE ON CALIFORNIA CHROME IN SAN DIEGO Six rivals were entered Wednesday to take on California...

Midnight Storm Wins Eddie Read Stakes

Midnight Storm © Zoe Metz for Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Showing exceptional tenacity, Midnight Storm, the 8-5 favorite and 124-pound highweight, fought off multiple challenges in the stretch under jockey Rafael Bejarano to win the...

Stable Notes July 17, 2016

IT’S A WORKMANLIKE WORK FOR CHAMPION BEHOLDER Champion mare Beholder went through a solid workout Sunday morning covering seven furlongs in company in 1:27 under gray skies with the Hall of Fame combination of jockey...

She's Not Here Defends Title in Yellow Ribbon Handicap

She's Not Here © Benoit Midwestern invader She’s Not Here made it two-in-a-row in the Grade II $200,000 Yellow Ribbon Handicap as she surged to a narrow triumph in the mile and one-sixteenth grass course...

Midnight Storm Heads Strong Field in Eddie Read Stakes

Fresh from a resounding wire-to-wire victory in the Grade I Shoemaker Mile at Santa Anita in early June, Midnight Storm will pack highweight of 124 pounds versus eight formidable rivals in the 43rd running of...

Stable Notes July 16, 2016

CALIFORNIA CHROME ‘HAS HIS GAME FACE ON’ FOR DEL MAR WORK Champion California Chrome worked five furlongs in :59.20 Saturday morning here before more than 1,200 early-risers and on a racetrack cleared of all but...

Stevens, Monster Bea Win Opening-Day Oceanside Stakes

Monster Bea © Benoit Fifty-three-year old Gary Stevens demonstrated for the umpteenth time why he’s a member of Thoroughbred Racing’s Hall of Fame Friday as he piloted longshot Monster Bea to an upset victory in...