2016 Del Mar Derby Results & Race Replay - Free Rose

Dave Bond | OTB Writer

Free Rose Wins Del Mar Derby at Del Mar Race Track

The $250,000 Grade 2 Del Mar Derby was contested Sunday, September 4 at Del Mar Race Track in Del Mar, California. Horses three years old and upward took to Del Mar's turf track and raced 1 1/8 miles. Abbondanza Racing and Nathan McCauley's Free Rose took the lead early and barely held on for the half-length upset win - at 11-1 odds. 6-1 third choice Ralis finished second in the field of 14 while Dressed in Hermes, who was also sent off at 11-1 got in for third. Monster Bea was fourth with second choice Lucky Bryan, 3-1 favorite Blackjackcat, Moonlight Drive, Diplodocus, Ebadan, Trojan Nation, I'malreadythere, Gold Rush Dancer, Arcature and Mr. Roary completing the order of finish. Curlin Rules and Materialistic scratched.

2016 Del Mar Derby Race Results & Payoffs

Post Horse Jockey WIN PLACE SHOW
11 Free Rose Norberto Arroyo, Jr. 25.80 12.80 8.60
13 Ralis Mario Gutierrez 6.80 5.60
9 Dressed in Hermes Kent J. Desormeaux 8.20


  • $2 Exacta (11-13) Paid: $299.20
  • $2 Quinella (11-13) Paid: $156.60
  • $1 Trifecta (11-13-9) Paid: $1,810.60
  • $1 Superfecta (11-13-9-8) Paid: $12,430.10
  • $2 Daily Double (8/11) Paid: $295.60
  • $2 Pick 3 (8/8/11) Paid: $2,097.80

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