Del Mar

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 ...Full Story >>
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.
Jockey Norberto Arroyo Jr. will not be named to ride until he contacts the stewards to discuss his abrupt departure from Del Mar in the middle of Saturday's program, steward Kim Sawyer said on Sunday.
What do you get when you combine the winners of the Travers Stakes, Kentucky Oaks, Pacific Classic, and Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies? The Monday work tab at Del Mar.
Bob Baffert on Saturday overtook the late Mike Mitchell for the most career wins at Del Mar among trainers, although the feat was not announced to the crowd at Del Mar until Sunday.
September 03, 2017
Sharp Samurai, the 2-1 favorite, held off a late rally from 3-1 Big Score to win the $251,725 Del Mar Derby by a half-length. Bowies Hero, also 3-1, held on for third, beaten a length.