December 01, 2016
There were three winning tickets in the pick six on Thursday at Del Mar, enabling the single-ticket jackpot carryover to reach $41,385.57, with a mandatory payout in the wager looming on closing day Sunday.
In approaching Saturday's Hollywood Derby, at a mile and one-eighth on firm turf, Chad Brown did not exactly overthink the challenge. He simply turned to his 1-2-3 finishers in the Oct. 8 Hill Prince Stakes at Belmont Park – at mile and one-eighth on ...
From the south of France via Keeneland, Hayabusa One is ready for his stakes debut in Saturday's $300,000 Hollywood Derby at Del Mar.
Dirt races will play a leading role in future starts for Midnight Storm, the winner of the Grade 3 Native Diver Stakes at Del Mar last Sunday.Co-owner Billy Koch said on Thursday that Midnight Storm will be pointed to the $200,000 San Pasqual Stakes at ...
The high-class turf females Miss Temple City and Time and Motion were among a field of 12 expected to be entered on Thursday for the Grade 1, $300,000 Matriarch Stakes, highlight of the closing-day card at Del Mar on Sunday.
In his first work since winning the Breeders' Cup Classic 28 days earlier, Arrogate went a half-mile in 49 seconds on Thursday morning at Santa Anita, his first drill toward what could be a start in the $12 million Pegasus at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 28.
November 30, 2016
Drayden Van Dyke swept the two stakes at Del Mar last Saturday, the Jimmy Durante Stakes on Journey Home and the Seabiscuit Handicap on Ring Weekend. This weekend, Van Dyke is scheduled to ride the two Grade 1 races that highlight the Saturday and ...
A gelding who won a $40,000 claiming race for maidens at Parx in 2015 and was 11th in a $20,000 claimer at Keeneland in April is a leading contender for Saturday's $300,000 Hollywood Derby at Del Mar.
November 28, 2016
The newly structured pick six at Del Mar, which includes a jackpot payoff to the holder of a unique winning ticket, has led to higher pools in the popular multirace bet this fall compared with the 2015 season.
November 27, 2016
Midnight Storm opened more avenues for his 2017 campaign and enhanced his value as a potential stallion by virtue of his front-running victory in the Grade 3, $100,690 Native Diver Stakes on Sunday at Del Mar.