HORSE RACING NEWS
Cave Rock Simply Runs Away With 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 I, $302,000 Runhappy Del Mar Futurity.
Del Mar Summer Meet Highlighted by Record Wagering and Field Size; Track's Superlative 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, September 11.
Hernandez, D'Amato, Baffert Win Summer Meet Titles
It was a virtual runaway in the jockey standings at Del Mar but the trainer’s race literally came down to the last race of the summer meet. When the dust settled, Juan Hernandez was atop the jockey standings and Phil D’Amato and Bob Baffert we
Flightline Unanimous Choice for Horse of the Meet at Del Mar
Much like he did in his win in the TVG Pacific Classic, Flightline ran away from the field in the voting for Horse of the Meet at Del Mar this summer. Owned by Hronis Racing and partners and trained by John Sadler, Flightline was a unanimous choice in vot
John Beggin: Del Mar's Man With the Green Thumb
Everybody loves having a nice green lawn but very few like putting the work into maintaining one. Those grumblings you hear on the weekends generally belong to homeowners moments before going out to mow that nice green lawn.
Outriders: The Horsemen's Horsemen at the Racetrack
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 corre
Flightline Scores Brilliant Record Victory in Grade I TVG Pacific Classic
In one of the most brilliant performances in the history of Del Mar racetrack, unbeaten Flightline staked his claim as the outstanding older Thoroughbred in America with a 19 l/4 length victory in the Grade I, $1 million TVG Pacific Classic Saturday. It w
TVG Pacific Classic: Not Just Another Million Dollar Race
Certain races bring out certain emotions in people. All races are fun to win. But there are only a few races, out of the thousands that are run every year, that can make a career for a rider, a trainer or an owner. It’s these races that leave perman
TVG Pacific Classic Featuring Odds-On Flightline Tops Five Stakes Blockbuster Card Saturday at Del M
Highlighted by the $1-million, Grade I TVG Pacific Classic led by superstar Flightline, Del Mar will present a smashing five-stakes card Saturday that also features a trio of Grade II stakes on the grass and nearly $2.5 million in total purses, making it
Fillies/Mares Go Sprinting on Grass Friday in Del Mar Feature
A field of eight fillies and mares, plus one, will lineup Friday at Del Mar to see who is quickest going five furlongs on the Jimmy Durante Turf Course. It’s the eighth race on a nine-race card that starts off with a first post of 3 p.m.