With two dozen 3-year-olds overflowing the entry box, the $250,000 Del Mar Derby (gr. IIT) was split into two divisions to be contested on the turf Sept. 1.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2010
|Jockey||Kent J. Desormeaux|
|Owner||Norman Stables, LLC|
|Pure Loyalty View Five-Cross Pedigree||Simon Pure||Silver Deputy|
|A Wild Night|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Two-year-old||Ciaran Dunne, agent||Gayle Woods, agent||$52,000|
Jockey Garrett Gomez boldly announced his return to action with a come-from-behind victory aboard 8-1 shot Dice Flavor in a dramatic finish to the $150,000 La Jolla Handicap (gr. IIT) on the grass Aug. 10 at Del Mar.
Greeley Awesome, who came within a neck of giving owner Hronis Racing and trainer John Sadler a sweep of the two Oceanside Stakes divisions on opening day at Del Mar, makes his return in the $150,000 La Jolla Handicap Aug.10.
Split divisions of the Oceanside Stakes and a 10-race card with 98 entries await racing fans July 17 as Del Mar kicks off its 74th summer season in northern San Diego County.