Del Mar

TODAY July 28, 2015
Mike Mitchell, Del Mar’s all-time winningest trainer, died earlier this year, but his legacy lives on Thursday at Del Mar. Mitchell’s former assistant Phil D’Amato and son-in-law Craig Rounsefell team with Danas Best, an Australian import who makes his ...
Free: Del Mar Horses to Watch for the week of July 27
YESTERDAY July 27, 2015
The catalog for the 2015 California Thoroughbred Breeders Association Northern California yearling and horses of racing age sale is available online, with 193 horses on offer.
With over a half a million just sitting there (and odds are some of that was yours to begin with) and the prospect of a lot more money piled on for Wednesday’s big carryover, there’s probably about a million and a half reasons to take a swing.
The pick six is being resuscitated this summer at Del Mar, where the second two-day carryover of the summer meet is likely to generate a massive pool that exceeds $3 million on Wednesday. The pick six was not hit Saturday or Sunday; the carryover into ...
July 26, 2015
There was no sneaking up on Weewinnin in Sunday’s $151,000 California Dreamin’ Handicap at Del Mar. Racing without blinkers for the first time, Weewinnin led throughout the turf race for California-breds and held off a group of closers to win by a neck ...
Wild Dude showed erratic form in the first six months of the year, winning once in five starts, all in graded stakes in California and New York. In Sunday’s $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes at Del Mar, Wild Dude delivered his best performance of the year at ...
Admiral Jaxon, a 3-1 shot, was declared a nonstarter from the third race at Del Mar on Sunday after the race began while an assistant starter was guiding the gelding into the starting gate.
Princess Charm, a Group 3 winner in France in March, has joined trainer John Sadler’s stable and is a candidate for the $300,000 Del Mar Oaks on Aug. 15.
Catch a Flight has won three graded stakes for older horses in Southern California since early May, including Saturday’s $200,500 San Diego Handicap at Del Mar.