August 22, 2013
Richard’s Kid is more of a brand name than a race horse. Years from now, there will be Richard’s Kid tribute bands, Richard’s Kid renunions, Richard’s Kid package tours of all the places Richard’s Kid has played.
August 16, 2013
The crime and punishment portion of the Del Mar summer meet will be in the spotlight on Sunday when two horses from the barn of suspended trainer Carla Gaines go postward in a pair of stakes.
July 25, 2013
Arnold and Ellen Zetcher, owners of San Diego Handicap contender Liaison, know all about miracle recoveries. They were there at Santa Anita in March of 2011 when their 4-year-old filly Always a Princess fractured both sesamoids in her left fore while ...
July 18, 2013
Sofast didn't make much noise during his career in France, although he has been campaigned the past three seasons as if he was a good horse just waiting for the right moment to shine. He may get it in Saturday's Eddie Read.
Daily Racing Form handicapper Brad Free gives his daily impressions of racing at Del Mar during the 2013 meet.
July 15, 2013
With Rosengold and jockey Martin Garcia in against nine, owner-breeder Bill Currin will be trying to bag a division of the Oceanside for the second straight year. In 2012 he celebrated opening day with My Best Brother, a son of Stormy Atlantic who went ...
July 11, 2013
With events like the Del Mar Fair and Crossroads of the West Gun Show held there in off-season, Del Mar needs plenty of prep work before it’s ready for racehorses.
September 02, 2012
Trainer Julio Canani won the Del Mar Derby for the fifth time on Sunday as My Best Brother led from start to finish in the Grade 2, $300,000 turf event, erasing a bitter setback last time out in the La Jolla Handicap.
August 31, 2012
Even though Sunday’s Del Mar Derby once again pits principals from the dramatics surrounding last week’s Pacific Classic – sparked by the sale of contender Richard’s Kid – the whole business has been dialed down and cooler heads figure to prevail.
August 30, 2012
All Squared Away won a turf race at Del Mar on Aug. 12 while in for an $80,000 tag. That was his first race on grass, and it came at the right time, prompting trainer Peter Miller to toss him into the Del Mar Derby this Sunday.