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Baffert Enters Trio Of Juvenile Contenders In Del Mar’s Bob Hope

Not surprisingly when it comes to a 2-year-old race at Del Mar, trainer Bob Baffert has the power hand. Not only is he running the favorite in Sunday’s Grade 3, $100,000 Bob Hope Stakes, but he’s got the second choice and the third, too. He’s got them surrounded. It’ll be little consolation to other trainers […]

Justique, The Chosen Vron Headline Stakes Doubleheader Saturday At Del Mar

Fittingly for its Bing Crosby Season makeup, Del Mar will run a pair of sprint stakes Saturday named for a couple of show business icons who were regulars at the seaside oval back in the day. The races are the Cary Grant Stakes for California-bred 3-year-olds and up and the Desi Arnaz Stakes for 2-year-old […]

Burgoo Alley Heads Competitive Field For Saturday’s Kathryn Crosby Stakes

Fillies and mares will step to the forefront at Del Mar Saturday when the track conducts what appears to be a highly competitive edition of the Kathryn Crosby Stakes, an overnight affair that carries a $75,000 added purse. The mile on the turf has lured eight lassies, including a 7-year-old veteran who’ll be making her […]

Del Mar: Nine Signed One For Turf Stakes On Opening Day Friday

Nine frisky sophomores will pull on their running shoes Friday at Del Mar for a one-mile spin around the Jimmy Durante Turf Course in the featured attraction – the $75,000-added Let It Ride Stakes – on the opening day program for the ninth fall racing season at the seaside course. The four-week racing stand, fondly […]

Del Mar’s Ninth ‘Bing Crosby Season’ Off And Running This Friday

What first started in 2014 continues forward this year when Del Mar’s ninth fall racing meet – the “Bing Crosby Season” in honor of the track’s iconic founder – begins its four-week run Friday and goes through to Sunday, December 4. Racing will be conducted over 13 days primarily on a Friday, Saturday, Sunday basis […]

Larry Collmus To Call Races For Del Mar’s Fall Season

For the third time in the past three years, veteran race caller Larry Collmus will fill in at Del Mar for the track’s longtime announcer Trevor Denman. This time he’ll do it for the majority of the approaching Bing Crosby Season, which will run for 13 days between November 11 and December 4. Collmus, who […]

Going To Vegas Faces Stablemate Going Global In John C. Mabee

Going to Vegas is back to defend her crown, but it’s her stablemate, Going Global, that’s expected to go off the favorite in the 65th running of the G2 John C. Mabee Stakes at Del Mar Saturday. Going to Vegas came to trainer Philip D’Amato in the spring after a successful 2021 campaign under trainer Richard […]

Del Mar Debutante Headlines Saturday’s Stakes Tripleheader

A stakes tripleheader – highlighted by the 72nd running of the Grade 1, $300,000 Del Mar Debutante for 2-year-old fillies – is on tap for Saturday at Del Mar, the penultimate day of the seaside track’s 2022 summer racing season. Joining the Debutante on the black type list are the 65th edition of the Grade […]