HORSE RACING NEWS
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.
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
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.
My first look at Del Mar came in June of 1969 on a clever misdirection ploy by Steve Scholfield.
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.
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.
Tom and T.J. Abahaze and Rayetta Burr © Hank Wesch
The CHRB, Del Mar, and Breeders’ Cup officials reviewed the circumstances of the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf last night and again this morning.
U. Carrot Farm’s Marche Lorraine (JPN) ($101.80) edged Dunbar Road by a desperate nose to win the 38th running of the $2 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) for fillies and mares Saturday afternoon at Del Mar.
Korea Racing Authority’s Knicks Go ($8.40) played catch me if you can in the 38th running of the $6 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) for 3-year-olds and up, and no one could as he posted a 2 ¾-length victory over Medina Spiri