HORSE RACING NEWS
Grade I Oaks, Grade II Del Mar 'Cap Top Sparkling 'Undercard' on Classic Day
Four Graded stakes, each eligible to be a card topper on a given day, instead will provide a first-rate “undercard” for Saturday’s TVG Pacific Classic Day at Del Mar.
Dr. Gregory Ferraro Named Laffit Pincay Award Recipient
Dr. Gregory Ferraro © Photo Courtesy CHRB
Express Train Slight Favorite as Nine Draw Into $1 Million TVG Pacific Classic
C R K Stable’s Express Train, winner of the San Diego Handicap here July 17, drew Post 5 here Tuesday afternoon and was installed the 3-1 morning line favorite to beat eight rivals Saturday in the 31st running of the Grade I, $1,000,000 TVG Pac
Fifty Years After No. 1, Denman Still Calling 'Em As He Sees 'Em
The date: August 14, 1971. The place: Clairwood Racetrack in Durban, South Africa.
10 Years Later, 'Battle of the Exes' Evokes Mostly Fond Memories
In the spring of 2011, an idea for a promotion at Del Mar was formed in the fertile brain of track executive vice president and chief marketing officer Craig Dado.
Siedler Clean Sweeps His Way to $150,000 in Del Mar Challenge
Craig Siedler, from Henderson, NV, catapulted into the lead in the second race Saturday and never looked back in the two-day 18th annual Del Mar Summer Challenge. Siedler won handily over 127 classy entries with a final bankroll of an unfathomable $
2021 TVG Pacific Classic Returns to $1 Million, Del Mar Derby Boosted to $250,000 as Del Mar Builds
Building on its pre-meet enhancements and the sparkling success of its current racing season, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club today announced a pair of major increases to key stakes races on its 2021 schedule.
Glatt Goes Big Gunning for Back-To-Back Bings
Mark Glatt saddled Collusion Illusion and Law Abidin Citizen for the 2020 edition of the Bing Crosby Stakes and was rewarded with a 1-3 finish that provided him the first Grade I victory of his 16-year career as a Thoroughbred trainer.
Summertime Blues? Not For Summer Intern Class of 2021
They are four students representing three universities – Syracuse in the East, Wisconsin in the Midwest and Arizona in the Southwest.
Del Mar's Opening Week "Terrific" as Numbers Across the Board Sparkle
“You can’t get much better than this,” said Del Mar CEO Joe Harper in reference to opening week of the 2021 track meeting. “I’d have to say it was nothing short of terrific.”