Del Mar begins its 70th season of racing July 22 with the traditional opening-day feature, the $100,000 Oceanside Stakes, headlining the 10-race card.
Flashmans Papers (GB)
- Bay Colt
- Born 2006
Elusive Bluff, who won both of his starts as a 2-year-old but has not raced since Oct. 1, returns to action in the $100,000 Cinema Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Hollywood Park June 21.
Battle of Hastings, an English-bred import making his second North American start for trainer Jeff Mullins, overhauled favored Flashmans Papers inside the final furlong en route to a 7-1 surprise in the $100,000 Baldwin Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the Santa Anita hillside turf course March 1.
On March 1, Brother Keith will make his grass debut against seven rivals in the $100,000 Baldwin Stakes (gr. IIIT) on Santa Anita's downhill turf course. The 6 1/2-furlong sprint is the feature on Santa Anita's nine-race program.
Jockey Garrett Gomez was taken to the Arcadia Methodist Hospital after the 2-year-old colt he was aboard in the Eddie Logan Stakes at Santa Anita Dec. 27 ducked into the rail and threw him onto the turf.
|Trainer||Doug F. O'Neill|
|Owner||Triple B Farms|
|Breeder||Cliveden Stud Ltd|
|Flashmans Papers (GB) View Five-Cross Pedigree||Exceed And Excel (AUS)||Danehill|
|Franglais (GER)||Lion Cavern|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Oaklodge Stud||Highclere Stud||$60,307|
|Yearling||Highflyer Bloodstock||Oaklodge Stud||$80,307|