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  • City to City (outside) and All Star Heart finished a nose apart in the John C. Mabee Stakes.

    Yellow Ribbon Features John Mabee Rematch

    City to City and All Star Heart, a nose apart at the wire in the John C. Mabee Stakes (gr. IIT), will be rematched Sept. 3 in the $250,000 Yellow Ribbon Handicap (gr. IIT) on the turf at Del Mar.

  • Old Time Hockey won the La Jolla by a nose on Aug. 11.

    Del Mar Derby Lures Deep Field of 11

    A year after Tom Proctor shipped Banned west to win the Del Mar Derby (gr. IIT) for Glen Hill Farms, the trainer is back for the turf event Sept. 3 with La Jolla Stakes (gr. IIT) winner Old Time Hockey.

  • Del Mar

    Del Mar Meet Continues on Positive Note

    The boutique Del Mar meet continued on a successful note entering its final full week of racing with sizeable increases in ontrack and all-sources wagering, though attendance was down slightly from 2011.

  • Casino Host holds off Dhaamer to win the Del Mar Handicap.

    Casino Host Feels At Home in Del Mar 'Cap

    Casino Host, a recent addition to the Southern California male turf division, conquered the 1 3/8-mile distance in his first try with a late-running victory in the $200,000 Del Mar Handicap (gr. IIT) Aug. 25.

  • Winding Way wins the Rancho Bernardo.

    Winding Way Aces Rancho Bernardo Test

    Favored Winding Way emerged as a female sprinter to watch this season when she overcame a hopelessly tardy start to win the $150,000 Rancho Bernardo Handicap (gr. III) at Del Mar Aug. 19.

  • Acclamation

    Acclamation Likely Out of Pacific Classic

    Acclamation came out of an Aug. 13 gallop with slight swelling in his left front ankle which owner E.W. "Bud" Johnston said will prevent a title defense in the $1 million TVG Pacific Classic (gr. I) Aug. 26.

  • Executiveprivilege holds off Speedinthruthecity to win the Sorrento at Del Mar.

    'Executive' Sweet in Sorrento

    Executiveprivilege runs to her 2-5 backing facing seven 2-year-old fillies in Del Mar's Sorrento Stakes, defeating Speedthruthecity by 1 1/4 lengths.

  • Know More wins the Best Pal Stakes.

    Debuting Know More Surprises Best Pal Rivals

    J. Paul Reddam and trainer Doug O'Neill have been known to take their chances, and their latest paid off when first-time starter Know More surged late to prevail in the $150,000 Best Pal Stakes (gr. II) Aug. 5 at Del Mar.

  • Include Me Out holds off Star Billing to take the Clement L. Hirsch Stakes at Del Mar.

    Include Me Out All In for Clement Hirsch Win

    Favored Include Me Out, benefiting from a rail-skimming ride under Joe Talamo, was all out to deny Star Billing in the $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 4 at Del Mar for her second grade I win of the season.

  • Landaluce winner Executiveprivilege takes on 8 in the Sorrento Stakes.

    Executiveprivilege Faces Eight in Sorrento

    Executiveprivilege, perfect in two starts including an easy victory in the Landaluce Stakes at Betfair Hollywood Park last month, will be a solid favorite in the $150,000 Sorrento Stakes (gr. III) at Del Mar Aug. 8.

  • TOC Sets Annual Meeting for Members Aug. 25

    Thoroughbred Owners of California invites all members to the Southern California Annual Meeting Aug. 25 at 8:30 a.m. in the Veranda Café at Del Mar.

  • Joe Talamo celebrates 5 wins at Del Mar on August 2.

    Talamo Records Five Wins at Del Mar

    Joe Talamo booted home five winners at Del Mar Aug. 2, including a brilliant performance by Irish-bred Obviously in the feature, a one-mile grass contest.

  • Scherer Magic won the Hollywood Juvenile Championship by 2 1/2 lengths on July 12.

    Best Pal Next for Surprising Scherer Magic

    Modestly-bred Scherer Magic, a $50,000 claim who captured a graded stakes in just his second start, takes another big step in his progression with the $150,000 Best Pal Stakes (gr. II) for 2-year-olds at Del Mar Aug. 5.

  • Switch won the A Gleam on July 14.

    Switch Wheels Back for Clement Hirsch Stakes

    Fresh off a victory in the A Gleam Handicap (gr. II), dual grade I winner Switch wheels right back for trainer John Sadler while returning to two turns in the $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes (gr. II) Aug. 4 at Del Mar.

  • Amazombie wins the Bing Crosby Stakes.

    Amazombie Looks Awesome in Bing Crosby Win

    Sprint champion Amazombie returned to his best form in the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes (gr. I), sitting just off a hot pace and coming to get the leaders in deep stretch to win going away on the Polytrack at Del Mar July 29.

  • Rail Trip outfinishes John Scott to win the San Diego at Del Mar.

    Rail Trip Steams Home in San Diego Handicap

    Grade I winner Rail Trip posted his first victory in more than two years when he outlasted a determined John Scott by a half-length in the $200,000 San Diego Handicap (gr. II) July 28 at Del Mar.

  • Richard's Kit cruises home in the Cougar II at Del Mar.

    Richard's Kid Dominates Rivals in Cougar II

    Odds-on choice Richard's Kid gave every indication he's ready to try for a third win in the Pacific Classic (gr. I) with an impressive turn of foot to capture the Cougar II Handicap (gr. III) in track record time at Del Mar.

  • Haskell Winner Coil Scores at Del Mar

    Coil, one of the top 3-year-olds in America last year but unraced since October, showed he hasn't lost a step in the meantime with an authoritative victory in a $78,000 allowance/optional claiming race at Del Mar July 26.