YESTERDAY July 24, 2016
You can search far and wide for better advertisements for Thoroughbred racing, and you can glom on to any celebrity of your choosing; none will work as well as Saturday's San Diego Handicap, which was the best and purest display of what is great in ...
July 23, 2016
DRF handicapper Matt Bernier outlines his strategy for playing the early pick five on Sunday's card at Del Mar.
California Chrome and Dortmund turned the Grade 2, $200,000 San Diego Handicap into a match race on Saturday, with California Chrome prevailing officially by a half-length -- it looked closer to a neck -- after a duel that saw them together for the ...
The grass is definitely is where Mokat earns the green. She returned to her favorite surface, Del Mar’s turf, and looked better than ever with a dominating performance in the Grade 2, $201,725 San Clemente Handicap on Saturday.
Enola Gray extended her unbeaten streak to three races in Friday’s $147,000 Fleet Treat Stakes for 3-year-old California-bred fillies at Del Mar, enhancing trainer Phil D’Amato’s deep team of prospects in the division for late summer.
After watching three horses get injured – two while working and one while galloping – between 6:30 and 7:15 a.m. Saturday at Del Mar, resulting in the death of one of the three, trainer Richard Mandella called off a planned workout at 7:45 for the ...
July 22, 2016
Enola Gray exerted minimal effort to remain unbeaten after three starts with a convincing win in $147,000 Friday’s Fleet Treat Stakes for California-bred 3-year-old fillies at Del Mar.
Trainer Steve Miyadi has been fined $5,000 and suspended 30 days after Run for Retts tested positive for the prohibited substances methamphetamine and amphetamine following the $100,500 Soviet Problem Stakes at Los Alamitos last December.
Taris, winner of the Grade 1 Humana Distaff for female sprinters at Churchill Downs in May, will not start this summer because of a minor injury, but still might be able to make the Breeders' Cup.
From Vancouver to Los Angeles, Alert Bay has won stakes up and down the West Coast in the last two years, but he still has one major venue to conquer. Alert Bay has never won at Del Mar, outside of San Diego.