Keyword: David Jerkens

  • Doug O'Neill is one of the trainers who has returned horses to San Luis Rey Downs

    Displaced San Luis Rey Horses Returning

    The first of the Lilac fire horses who had to be evacuated from San Luis Rey Downs and take up residence at Del Mar in December began to filter back to the Bonsall training center this past weekend and more followed Monday.

  • Barns damaged by the Dec. 7 fire at San Luis Rey Training Center

    San Luis Rey Set to Reopen in April

    After the Dec. 7 fire that decimated San Luis Rey Training Center, the facility in Bonsall, Calif., is scheduled to reopen in early April, according to racing executives in Southern California.

  • Horses from the barns of trainers Doug O'Neill and Sal Gonzalez jog around the Del Mar main track Dec. 10

    San Luis Rey Horsemen Begin to Recover From Fire

    If there was any indication healing from the devastating fire at San Luis Rey Training Center Dec. 7 was beginning, it was the return of humor Dec. 10 at Del Mar, where the majority of evacuated horses and horsemen have been relocated.

  • Del Mar's track management is led by Dennis Moore, new director of track maintenance

    Del Mar Addressing Safety, Field Size Concerns

    The presence of the Breeders' Cup in early November in many ways frames the 36-day summer meet, with the iconic seaside racetrack taking on safety issues and field size challenges that the region and overall racing industry also are confronting.

  • Golden Gate Fields Adds Alcatraz Stakes

    The $75,000 Alcatraz Stakes has been added to the winter-spring meeting stakes schedule at Golden Gate Fields and the $100,000 Campanile Stakes has been moved from May 31 to June 8, it was announced March 9.

  • Golden Gate Fields Makes Stakes Changes

    Golden Gate Fields has changed two upcoming stakes, moving the Golden Poppy Stakes from May 5 to May 6 and making the Berkeley Handicap (gr. III) a handicap race.