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Is the hometown favorite a slam dunk in the Grade 2 San Clemente Handicap Sunday at Del Mar, or can a shipper upset the turf stakes for 3-year-old fillies?Full Story >>
TODAY July 21, 2017
Hips to watch at the July 26 Barretts paddock sale at Del Mar.
The catalog for the Barretts paddock sale at Del Mar doubled in size for its 2017 renewal, but the growth seen this year figures to be just the first step in the auction's long-term development.
Saturday's cards are a complete challenge but we have found a race on each card where there may be a chance to make a buck.
Joe Turner, a 78-year-old commercial contractor from Fresno, Calif., is in new territory as an owner and breeder with the success of Sircat Sally, who is unbeaten in seven starts and will be favored in Sunday's Grade 2 San Clemente Handicap at Del Mar.
YESTERDAY July 20, 2017
Proposed rules on first-time gelding declarations and when claimed horses can leave the state were introduced at Thursday’s California Horse Racing Board meeting.
Faversham, a 2-year-old full brother to California Chrome, has gone to the sidelines with minor shin soreness and will be back to training in the fall, trainer Art Sherman said.
Fresh off winning three races on opening day, jockey Flavien Prat was busy Thursday morning at Del Mar working several of his top stakes horses, most notably Battle of Midway.
Grade 2 turf stakes in Southern California are a perfect fit for Ashleyluvssugar. His success at that level of competition makes the Grade 2 Eddie Read Stakes at Del Mar Saturday an appropriate spot for Ashleyluvssugar's first start of the summer.
The 2-year-old filly Just a Smidge ran to expectations in Wednesday's fifth race for maiden fillies at Del Mar, scoring a hard-fought win over Tyfosha in what could be a preview of major stakes for the division.
Bowies Hero may have a busy Del Mar summer meeting. After winning Wednesday's $120,660 Oceanside Stakes for 3-year-olds on turf, trainer Phil D'Amato was contemplating two more starts on turf for the colt in coming weeks: the Grade 3 La Jolla Handicap ...