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Del Mar Summer Meet Ends With New Wagering Marks, Exemplary Safety Record

Spurred by strong support from horsemen and women from California and around the country, Del Mar set new records for average daily handle and field size during its 83rd summer season that concluded Sunday, Sept. 11. The San Diego County track also continued its exemplary safety record for the fourth consecutive year. Del Mar reported […]

Cave Rock Gives Baffert 16th Victory In Runhappy Del Mar Futurity

Mike Pegram, Karl Watson and Paul Weitman’s heavy favorite Cave Rock showed blazing speed throughout Sunday at Del Mar to simply prove untouchable against eight rivals in the 75th edition of the Grade 1, $302,000 Runhappy Del Mar Futurity. The son of the late champion Arrogate sped seven furlongs in 1:20.99 to establish a stakes […]

Avenue De France Upsets Going Global in John C. Mabee On Del Mar Turf

Leading rider Juan Hernandez took a gamble on the backside with his mare Avenue de France and he cashed it in at the wire when they held on by half a length over the charging 1-2 race favorite Going Global in Saturday’s $251,000 John C. Mabee Stakes at Del Mar. Hernandez’s bold jump proved just […]

And Tell Me Nolies Up Just In Time To Take TVG Del Mar Debutante

Peter Redekop’s And Tell Me Nolies dug in late and just caught race favorite Home Cooking at the wire to register a notable upset in Saturday’s Grade 1, $301,000 TVG Del Mar Debutante Stakes. Ridden by veteran Ramon Vazquez, who was recording the first Grade 1 tally of his career in the mainland U.S., the […]

Rispoli Guides Comanche Country To Del Mar Juvenile Fillies Turf Score

The Irish-bred filly Comanche Country sat mid-pack for most of the one-mile trip Saturday in the Del Mar Juvenile Fillies Turf, then tipped out at the head of the lane and leveled off to come away with a length and a quarter victory under turf specialist Umberto Rispoli. The 2-year-old daughter of Highland Reel, trained […]

Outriders: More Than Just Top Horsemen At Del Mar

Outrider. Interesting word. Has a cowboy sort of feel to it – and you’d be right to think in that context. One of the dictionary definitions says: “A mounted official who escorts racehorses to the starting post.” That’s correct also. Some think of them as safety riders. Yup, you could say that, too. The safety […]