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‘He Went Off Beautifully Relaxed Today’: Flightline Drills At Del Mar For Pacific Classic

He’s an impressive looking animal when he’s just standing out on the track. Put him in motion and he’ll take your breath away. Flightline, the undefeated son of Tapit, put in another workout Saturday at Del Mar as trainer John Sadler continues preparing his star equine for his next race, the TVG Pacific Classic (G1) […]

Eleven Juveniles Set To Tussle In Sunday’s Best Pal Stakes

Del Mar’s Best Pal Stakes – named after one of the best California-bred horses of all time – has annually shown itself to be a proving grounds for bigger and better things to come. This year’s edition, which will happen Sunday as the featured attraction on a 10-race card, should be no different. Eleven 2-year-old […]

‘This Is What I Love To Do’: Andie Biancone Pulling Double Duty At Del Mar

Most people will recognize her from her work as a reporter and race analyst on TVG but if Andie Biancone has her way, more will soon get to know her as a trainer of winning race horses at Del Mar. The 24-year-old daughter of accomplished horse trainer Patrick Biancone is overseeing a small string of […]

Going Global To Face Six Rivals In Del Mar’s Yellow Ribbon

The top 3-year old filly on the grounds at Del Mar’s 2021 summer meet returns to the seaside oval Saturday when she faces six rivals in the G2 Yellow Ribbon on Saturday. Last year, Going Global finished second to Madone in the G2 San Clemente before running off with a popular win in the G1 […]

Del Mar Moves Up Friday Post Times

Del Mar will be off and running Friday, Aug. 19, a bit earlier at 3 p.m. instead of the usual 4 p.m. start time. The Friday switch to 3 p.m. will be the first of four such Friday changes – Aug. 19 and 26, and Sept. 2 and 9 – going through to the track’s […]

Jockey Edgar Payeras Celebrates First Thoroughbred Stakes Win At Del Mar

Jaime Renella’s Chismosa, a Clubhouse Ride filly making only the second start of her career, put it to a seven 2-year-old rivals in the 69th edition of the California Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association Stakes Sunday at Del Mar, drawing off through the lane to come home 3 1/2 lengths to the good in the 5 1/2 […]

Clement L. Hirsch Winner Blue Stripe Could Train Up To Breeders’ Cup Distaff

Del Mar, the graveyard of favorites. Actually, that’s Saratoga’s claim to fame but for at least one race Saturday the moniker applied to the seaside oval. Pozo de Luna’s Blue Stripe came rolling down the lane, cruising past 4-5 favorite Shedaresthedevil to win the Clement L. Hirsch (G1) and a berth in the Breeders’ Cup […]

‘She Ran Like A Pro’: Justique Has Victor Espinoza Excited About Future

Who didn’t enjoy Victor Espinoza’s journey with American Pharoah or his unbelievable run on California Chrome? Most casual observers didn’t pick up on their stories until after they had won a key 2-year old race, or even later, after they made their mark on the Derby trail. Espinoza will tell you the road to his […]

Shedaresthedevil Returns To Del Mar For Clement Hirsch Encore

The favorite and defending champion Shedaresthedevil arrived at Del Mar Wednesday night and took a turn around the Del Mar oval Thursday morning in preparation for this Saturday’s Grade 1 Clement Hirsch, the second of six Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” races at Del Mar this summer. Marcello Aqcuinde is tending to the 2020 […]