Del Mar

Trainers hate the unknown, venturing forth only when the risk is significantly greater than the reward. Any discomfort in the adventure of the first Breeders' Cup to be held at Del Mar, however, could stem from the inordinate amount of publicity that ...Full Story >>
October 18, 2017
Denny Sparks stood at the mouth of the long, bare expanse running between the barns located a few steps from the back door of the Del Mar stable office. It was Monday morning, one week before the track would be open for training in anticipation of the ...
October 06, 2017
Del Mar will offer a jackpot pick six for most of its autumn meeting, but will offer a standard pick six during Breeders' Cup weekend.
September 25, 2017
Cambodia swept the two Grade 2 stakes for fillies and mares on turf at Del Mar's summer meeting. She will be pointed to a third stakes win at the track's autumn meeting in either the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf at 1 1/8 miles or the Grade 2 ...
September 06, 2017
It's a roll of the dice naming a Thoroughbred after someone near and dear. If the horse is hopelessly slow, or runs in bottom-level claimers, that's one thing. But bad things can happen, and sometimes do. Then again, when the ending is happy, like it ...
September 05, 2017
Richard Baltas was beaming Tuesday morning over winning his first training title at Del Mar, one he had to share with Phil D'Amato, who won the final race of the meet to pull into a tie with Baltas at the top of the standings.
Jockey Sasha Risenhoover said she was “still taking it all in” Tuesday morning at Del Mar, the day after she rode Terra's Angel to an emotional victory in the Del Mar Juvenile Fillies Turf.
Bolt d'Oro came out of his win in the Del Mar Futurity well and will prep for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile in the Grade 1 FrontRunner at Santa Anita on Sept. 30.
September 04, 2017
Terra’s Angel ($40) overcame a wide draw with an ideal trip under Sasha Risenhoover and held off 46-1 shot One Fast Broad to win the $103,105 Del Mar Juvenile Fillies Turf.
Bolt d’Oro, making only the second start of his career, overcame an awkward start with a powerful five-wide move on the turn that carried him to victory in the Grade 1, $301,380 Del Mar Futurity.
Miss Sunset's love affair with Del Mar continued on Monday’s closing day when she ran her record her to 4 for 4 when beating her elders for the first time in the $99,485 CERF Stakes for female sprinters.