Del Mar

TODAY July 28, 2016
You would think, after more than four years of their man-horse relationship, that Richard Mandella would be able to just sit back, relax, and enjoy the Beholder ride. I mean, she's 6, right? How tough can it be? Throw her a little hay. Give her some ...
Honor and Courage, who will have his debut in Saturday’s third race for 2-year-old maidens, has been the subject of compliments for nearly a year.
Trainer Vann Belvoir said on Thursday that he plans to start Gold Rush Dancer in the $250,000 Del Mar Derby, a Grade 2 at 1 1/8 miles on turf Sept. 4.
Trainer Bob Baffert envisions a second-level optional $62,500 claimer on Saturday at Del Mar as Power Jam's prep for the $75,000 Pirate's Bounty Stakes at six furlongs on Sept. 5.
YESTERDAY July 27, 2016
Gold Rush Dancer was brilliant on turf in May, winning stakes for California-bred 3-year-olds at Golden Gate and Santa Anita. His main track form is equally outstanding this summer.
Stellar Wind, the champion 3-year-old filly of 2015, is not having an easy time this summer. Stellar Wind made her first start of the year in the Grade 1 Vanity Mile at Santa Anita on June 4 and finished a game second to Beholder, the three-time ...
California Chrome jogged at Los Alamitos on Wednesday, four days after a hard-fought win against Dortmund in the $200,000 San Diego Handicap at Del Mar.
Hard Aces and Quick Casablanca finished a half-length apart when they were first and second in the Grade 3 Cougar II Handicap at 1 1/2 miles on dirt last Sunday. They could meet again in a turf marathon next month.
Midnight Pleasure, the upset winner of a maiden race for 2-year-olds last Sunday, is likely to have his next start in the $300,000 Del Mar Futurity on Sept. 5.
Trainer Gary Sherlock is off to a solid start at the meet, with two wins from his first five runners. Sherlock will try to add to those totals in the CTBA Stakes on Friday, with Cioppino Pasadino and I'll Be Around.