Track Notes


Barbara D. Livingston
Conquest Big E has won two straight and now goes to the Grade 3 Philip Iselin at Monmouth.
Trainer Donna Hurtak was pleased to report that Conquest Big E came out of his seven-length win in the $50,000 Coast Is Clear Handicap last Sunday in excellent shape and will be pointed to the Grade 3, $100,000 Philip H. Iselin Stakes on Aug. 26 at ...Full Story >>
TODAY July 26, 2017
Del Mar reported strong handle figures and no catastrophic injuries for the first week of racing, a far more encouraging start to the meet than last summer.
Gracida, who was a debut winner Saturday, will be pointed to the Grade 1, $300,000 Del Mar Futurity for 2-year-olds on the meet's closing day, Sept. 4, trainer Doug O'Neill said.
Hall of Fame trainer Ron McAnally, who has spent 60 straight summers at Del Mar, was eager to get back to work after being released from the hospital late Monday following a fall at a fundraiser Sunday night.
July 24, 2017
Galactica, who won the $100,000 colts and geldings division of the Texas Thoroughbred Futurity on Saturday night at Lone Star Park, could see stakes action next at Saratoga, trainer Bret Calhoun said Monday.
Texas Chrome has a chance to become the all-time leading Texas-bred earner before the year is out. He became his homestate's second millionaire behind Groovy on Saturday night at Lone Star Park.
Trainer Linda Rice said Monday that she does not plan to run the red-hot Seymourdini here this summer, but will instead point the son of Bernardini to the Kelso at Belmont Park on Sept. 23.
Graded stakes winners Wake Forest and Long Haul Bay were pointing to stakes at Saratoga on Saturday, but instead are getting a break.
Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming faces Preakness winner Cloud Computing in Saturday's Grade 2, $600,000 Jim Dandy. On Friday, seven lesser-accomplished 3-year-olds will try to earn a shot in the Grade 1 Travers on Aug. 26 when they run in the ...
Sircat Sally was resting comfortably in trainer Jerry Hollendorfer's barn Monday, one day after she suffered a career-ending injury in the San Clemente Handicap when losing for the first time after seven victories.
Abel Tasman, the winner of Sunday's Grade 1, $300,000 Coaching Club American Oaks, shipped back to Southern California on Monday. Whether she returns to Saratoga for the Grade 1, $600,000 Alabama here on Aug. 19 will be determined at a later date.