September 05, 2016
Apprentice jockey Chad Lindsay will have a new agent with the start of the Los Angeles County Fair meeting at Los Alamitos on Thursday. Lindsay recently hired Ron Ebanks to book his mounts.
Del Mar had to refund $527,606 in wagers on Sunday after Papa Papa Papa was declared a non-starter in race 9.
September 04, 2016
There were times, as recently as a decade ago, when addiction issues threatened to keep trainer Richard Baltas from achieving all he wanted out of racing. But he got his act together, has steadily built his barn into one of the powerhouses on the West ...
Ridden by Flavien Prat, Avenge was within a length of the lead throughout the Grade 2 John Mabee Stakes at Del Mar. She took the lead in early stretch and held off Finest City to win by a head in an exciting finish.
There were no rowdy celebrations Saturday evening after Union Strike won the $300,690 Del Mar Debutante to give trainer Shelbe Ruis her first Grade 1 victory.
Magic Mark is approaching Saturday’s $75,000 E.B. Johnston Stakes at Los Alamitos in peak form.
September 03, 2016
Union Strike ($17.40) rallied wide in the final three furlongs to win her stakes debut in the $300,690 Del Mar Debutante, the meeting’s top race for 2-year-old fillies.
Bowies Hero was sold after his first race and sent to California, but he’s not going anywhere else for a while. In his first start on this circuit on Saturday, he made good on the promise his new owners and trainer saw when they viewed a replay of his ...
Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist worked one mile in 1:41.80 on Saturday at San Luis Rey Downs, his second drill since moving to that training facility one month ago. Exercise rider Jonny Garcia was up.
The champions California Chrome and Stellar Wind are not scheduled to race in September. They probably could be ready to run on a moment’s notice judging from the enthusiasm of their trainers on Saturday.