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 03, 2017
Trainer Simon Callaghan's good fortune continued Sunday at Del Mar when Encumbered won the $103,105 Del Mar Juvenile Turf. The win puts him on course for an even bigger opportunity two months from now, since the Del Mar Juvenile Turf is at one mile on ...
St Patrick’s Day, a full brother to 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, is likely to run in the Grade 1 FrontRunner Stakes for 2-year-olds at Santa Anita on Sept. 30 after beating maidens Saturday.
Cambodia may take owner Don Robinson and trainer Tom Proctor to the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf at Del Mar on Nov. 4 on the merits of her recent starts.
Moonshine Memories won her stakes debut in Saturday’s Grade 1 Del Mar Debutante for 2-year-old fillies. She may not race again until the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies at Del Mar on Nov. 4.
September 02, 2017
Cambodia collected her second consecutive stakes win of the Del Mar summer meeting with a three-quarter-length victory over Goodyearforroses in Saturday's Grade 2 John C. Mabee Stakes.
Moonshine Memories moved to the top of the charts amongst the West Coast’s 2-year-old fillies with a hard-fought score in Saturday's Grade 1 Del Mar Debutante.
Bookies Luck and Spiced Perfection, the winners of stakes for California-bred 2-year-olds in the last week, will be pointed for statebred stakes at Del Mar on Breeders' Cup weekend, their trainers said.
Cuddle Alert gave trainer Reed Saldana his first career win at Del Mar when the mare won an optional claimer on Aug. 17.
September 01, 2017
Bookies Luck was not challenged in the final furlong of Friday's I'm Smokin Stakes at Del Mar, drawing off to win by 3 1-4 lengths.
Jockey Tyler Conner, the leading rider at Penn National this year, has relocated to California and has his first mount on Sunday at Del Mar.