HORSE RACING NEWS
Breeders' Cup Challenge Series Features 82 Automatic Qualifying Races for 2022 World Championships
US Race Divisions Restructured into Regional Qualifying Competition of East, Midwest, and West to Promote Rivalries on the Road to the World Championships
Del Mar's 2022 Stakes Schedule Most Lucrative in Track History
As part of its upwards flow of positives for the summer 2022 race meet, Del Mar has unveiled an enhanced stakes schedule that features 34 major races with more than half of them boosted above their 2021 purse numbers resulting in a record gross value of $
Del Mar Record Purses for 2022 Meet will be Highest in History of California Racing
All Conditions See Increases - Stakes, ‘Ship & Win,’ Maiden Bonuses Are Enhanced
Regal Glory Outfoots Them in Matriarch as Del Mar Closes
Peter Brandt’s Regal Glory sped clear early, then was never threatened in a classy performance in Sunday’s Grade I, $400,500 Matriarch Stakes as Del Mar closed the lid on its eighth Bing Crosby Season.
Record Wagering, Safe Racing Highlight Del Mar 2021 Seasons
Del Mar brought to a close its 2021 racing calendar on Sunday with the conclusion of its eighth Bing Crosby Season adding additional luster to its robust summer stand. Between them, the pair totaled an exceptional combined final wagering mark of $943.49 m
Beyond Brilliant Goes All Way In Del Mar's Hollywood Derby
Given a masterful ride by Hall of Famer Kent Desormeaux over nine furlongs on the Del Mar grass course, C R K Stable’s Beyond Brilliant was a picture perfect winner by a neck in Saturday’s Grade I, $404,500 Hollywood Derby.
After 52 Years, A Farewell - But Not Good Bye - To Old Del Mar
My first look at Del Mar came in June of 1969 on a clever misdirection ploy by Steve Scholfield.
Jockey Kyle Frey Scores 1,000th Victory at Del Mar Friday
Jockey Kyle Frey registered a head victory Friday in the 3rd Race at Del Mar aboard the 2-year-old gelding Tizlightning and in the process won the 1,000th race of his career.
The A-B-C's - as in Ce Ce - of an Eventful Year for Victor Espinoza
Not long after 2021 got started, Victor Espinoza chose to take a hiatus from his Hall of Fame riding career to be with his ailing mother in Mexico.
Benoit Photo: Straight Shooters at Del Mar for 25 Years
Tom and T.J. Abahaze and Rayetta Burr © Hank Wesch