Del Mar

YESTERDAY September 01, 2014
Jockey Brice Blanc was reunited with Miss Serendipity, and it felt so good. Blanc, idle for more than a month following an accident on the turf earlier at this Del Mar meet, returned in glorious fashion in his first mount back Monday by teaming with ...
The same strategy that yielded a victory in last year’s Oak Tree Juvenile Fillies Turf worked again this year, as She’s Complete, echoing 2013 winner Clenor, scored her first stakes win in the one-mile grass race for 2-year-old fillies Monday at Del Mar.
Wake Up Nick stayed with California-breds, and stayed unbeaten, by capturing the $150,500 I’m Smokin Stakes on Monday at Del Mar, fending off a stretch-long bid from Global Magician to prevail as the 2-5 favorite.
Lord Nelson, a debut winner July 19, was expected to be one of the leading contenders in the Grade 1 Del Mar Futurity on Wednesday. But trainer Bob Baffert kept him out of the race.
When the Del Mar meet started July 17, Rafael Bejarano had not ridden a race in more than two months, owing to multiple injuries sustained in an accident on the downhill turf course at Santa Anita in May. It took him a while to find his groove, but he ...
Seeking the Sherif had won four straight races prior to the Grade 1 Bing Crosby in his last start. Though he finished third in the Bing Crosby, it might have been the best performance of his career, and on Wednesday he faces a far easier group of five ...
While the main goal for Reneesgotzip remains the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint in two months, her aptitude on Polytrack at Del Mar has prompted her connections to bring her back less than three weeks following her comeback race for the $90,000 CERF Stakes ...
Trainer Mark Casse is hoping to end the meet on a high note on closing-day Wednesday, when he sends out the likely favorite, Skyway, in the Grade 1, $300,000 Del Mar Futurity for 2-year-olds.
Sky Preacher’s summer campaign will be defined by turf races. He beat maidens in his debut on the surface at Santa Anita in June and makes his stakes debut as the likely favorite in the $100,000 Oak Tree Juvenile Turf over a mile at Del Mar on Wednesday.
DRF handicapper Matt Bernier takes a closer look at juveniles running at Del Mar.