Dream Dancing Wins Del Mar Oaks at Del Mar
The $300,000 G1 Del Mar Oaks Presented by The Jockey Club was run Saturday, August 19 at Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, California. Three-year-old fillies lined up on Del Mar's turf track and raced 1 1/8 miles. It was 6-1 shot Dream Dancing that proved to be best on the day emerging out of a blanket finish and claiming victory in the end - a head in front of 5-1 third choice Beau Recall who finished a good second. San Clemente Handicap winner and slight 7-2 favorite Madam Dancealot finished another neck back in third while 7-2 second choice rallied to wind up fourth, Meadowsweet held for fifth in the field of 12 and Vexatious, Storm the Hill, Tapped, Pacific Wind (disqualified to 10th for interference), Kathy's Song, Kenda, and Blame It On Alphie completed the order of finish. Bernina Star and Pistol Packin Rose scratched.