Best Pal Stakes (gr. II) winner Alberts Hope heads a field of 11 juveniles in the $300,000 Del Mar Futurity (gr. I) on Sept. 4, closing day of the 2013 summer stand at the Southern California track.
- Chestnut Colt
- Born 2011
|Jockey||Garrett K. Gomez|
|Owner||Richard C. Pell|
|Breeder||Suzanne Sharra-Maxwell & Kay Dennis|
|Celtic Moon View Five-Cross Pedigree||Denis of Cork||Harlan's Holiday|
|Beastlie Moon||Three Wonders|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Lisa McGreevy||Sue Vacek, agent||$4,500|
|Yearling||Angel Hernandez||Abbie Road Farm, agent||$10,000|
|Two-year-old||Pelican Racing||De Meric Sales, agent||$100,000|
Trainer Mike Puype celebrated his 47th birthday with a victory by favored Alberts Hope in the $150,000 Best Pal Stakes (gr. II) for 2-year-olds Aug. 4 at Del Mar.
Jockey Patrick Valenzuela, launching his latest comeback bid this weekend at Del Mar, will have his first stakes mount Aug. 4 aboard 2-year-old Easy Solution in the $150,000 Best Pal Stakes (gr. II).
First-crop sire Denis of Cork (by Harlan's Holiday) records his first winner, Celtic Moon, who breaks his maiden July 7 at Betfair Hollywood Park.
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