Del Mar

June 24, 2016
Del Mar will start its summer meeting July 15 with an across-the-board decline in overnight purses of about 10 percent.
December 02, 2015
When it was announced last year that the late Del Mar dates would be christened the “Bing Crosby Meet,” with an array of stakes races named for prehistoric show biz personalities, an eyebrow was reluctantly raised. This was not the breezy, ...
November 27, 2015
After an unchracteristic last-place finish in the Breeders' Cup Mile over a yielding surface, Recepta could produce a much-improved effort on firmer turf in the Matriarch.
November 26, 2015
Trainer Dan Hendricks hopes Kulbhushan and Shashi Sareen, who lost their son last month when his Marine fighter jet crashed, will be able to lose themselves in the sight of their talented 3-year-old Om running freely on the lead once again at Del Mar ...
November 19, 2015
If horse racing would like to adorn its product with the French tricolor in solidarity and sympathy with a nation traumatized by terrorist attacks, look no further than Saturday's Red Carpet Handicap at Del Mar.
September 10, 2015
There is plenty of historic precedent for an owner-trainer to dominate 2-year-old racing out West. Give a good, aggressive barn the right kind of ammunition, enjoy the right kind of luck, and the targets will fall.
September 08, 2015
If it’s okay I will let others dwell on the numbers emanating from the just-concluded Del Mar meet. Apparently there were fewer clicks of the turnstiles this summer compared to last, and the fans who showed up for a day at the races found themselves ...
September 04, 2015
Win a Space, a victim of the American Pharoah wars in the spring, leaps from the maiden ranks to the Grade 2 Del Mar Derby.
August 26, 2015
There is no ignoring what the 5-year-old mare Beholder did to the million-dollar Pacific Classic last weekend at Del Mar, and what it could mean about the national profile of the game.
August 21, 2015
Why a usually cutting-edge racing culture like California would drag its feet on a tweak to a rule that would require the administration of race-day Lasix by an independent vet must be baffling to outsiders, especially when places like Kentucky and New ...