The recitation of historic anomalies is not meant to splash an ounce of cold water on the return of Arrogate in the San Diego Handicap at Del Mar on Saturday. This is a big deal, from all angles, because Arrogate has separated himself from his ...Full Story >>
July 17, 2017
Del Mar's grass course was open for workouts for the first time this summer Monday, and 20 horses drilled on it. Among them was the unbeaten Sircat Sally, who will likely head the field for the Grade 2, $200,000 San Clemente Handicap for 3-year-old ...
A horse who runs 100 times may recall the days of Exterminator, but that milestone will be reached Thursday at Del Mar by the durable and popular claimer Royal F J, who will race for the 100th time.
After the madness of opening day, it's take-back-the-neighborhood day on Thursday at Del Mar, and for a crowd that will be largely made up of locals, it would be appropriate for locally owned Easy Grader to make off with the day's featured race, an ...
Summer vacation is well underway, but for Arrogate, vacation time is about to end. The world's best racehorse has had nearly four months off since his victory in the Dubai World Cup, and he starts his drive to the Breeders' Cup Classic in the San Diego ...
After a year's absence from the summer scene, the Glen Hill Farm horses of the Leonard Lavin family have returned to Del Mar under the guidance of Tom Proctor. Caribou Club, a chestnut colt by City Zip, will carry the Glen Hill colors in the Oceanside, ...
A precocious group of talented 2-year-olds already has been unveiled in Southern California this year, but the action ramps up considerably with the opening of Del Mar on Wednesday.
Phil D'Amato does not expect to win the training title at the Del Mar summer meeting that begins on Wednesday. D'Amato, 41, is striving for a different milestone – leading all trainers by stakes wins.
More than 40,000 people are expected for Wednesday's opening day of the Del Mar meeting. But it will not be the biggest day of the year at Del Mar. The Breeders' Cup is coming to town in November for the first time.
The preseason choice to lead the trainer standings, Peter Miller entered runners in seven of the 10 races Wednesday, including the exciting Arms Runner in the Oceanside Stakes, a mile turf race for 3-year-olds that is the traditional feature on opening ...
July 15, 2017
Six of the 10 races on Del Mar's opening-day card Wednesday have overflow fields that include also-eligibles, including the featured Oceanside Stakes.