Keyword: del mar

  • Cambodia with Drayden Van Dyke up takes the John C. Mabee Stakes (G2T)

    Cambodia Gets the Jump in John C. Mabee

    With jockey Drayden Van Dyke giving her astute handling, Cambodia got the jump on Goodyearforroses (IRE) in the lane and made that difference stand up in the John C. Mabee Stakes (G2T)  to notch her third graded win in her last four starts.

  • Run Away (inside) soars clear in the Best Pal Stakes at Del Mar

    Run Away Heads Del Mar Futurity for Shah

    Owner Kaleem Shah is hoping for a sense of déjà vu Sept. 4 at Del Mar, where his Best Pal Stakes (G2) winner Run Away will head postward as the starting highweight in the $300,000 Del Mar Futurity (G1).

  • Dave Litfin - Litfin At Large

    Handicapping Saturday's Cross Country Pick Four

    The final Saturday of racing at the boutique meets offers us a cross country pick four, which kicks off at Saratoga Race Course with the Spinaway and the Woodward stakes, and concludes out West with the Del Mar Debutante and the John C. Mabee.

  • Tomy Lee in the winner's circle after taking the 1958 Del Mar Futurity

    Look Back: Tomy Lee Cruises to Del Mar Futurity Win

    In conjunction with Tom Hall's Throwback Thursday features in BloodHorse Daily, BloodHorse.com each Thursday will present corresponding race stories from the pages of the magazine. This week is a recap of the 1958 Del Mar Futurity won by *Tomy Lee.

  • Spectator wins the Sorrento Stakes at Del Mar

    Spectator Has More to Prove in Del Mar Debutante

    For Spectator the bigger picture of her 2-year-old campaign, if everything goes right, will feature the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1), but a most important step comes Sept. 2 in the $300,000 Del Mar Debutante (G1).

  • Munny Spunt (left) and Zapperkat run down the stretch in the Torrey Pines Stakes

    Munny Spunt Wins Torrey Pines Via DQ

    Munny Spunt, who crossed the wire second, is now a graded stakes winner after the disqualification of Zapperkat in the $100,000 Torrey Pines Stakes (G3) at Del Mar Aug. 27. 

  • Boss Move romps by 7 1/2 lengths in her second start at Del Mar Aug. 25

    Boss Move First Winner for Turbo Compressor

    After finishing second by 5 1/4 lengths at Del Mar in her debut, Boss Move returned to romp in her second start by 7 1/2 lengths in a maiden claiming race Aug. 25 to become the first winner for freshman sire Turbo Compressor.

  • Cupid

    Cupid Holds Off Curlin Rules to Win Brubaker

    Michael Tabor, Mrs. John Magnier, and Derrick Smith's Cupid may not have performed as well as expected at 2-5 odds in the $75,000 Harry F. Brubaker Stakes Aug. 23 at Del Mar, but the stakes try Wednesday was not the goal.

  • Irap is pointing toward the Aug. 26 Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course

    Stellar Wind, Irap Get to Work at Del Mar

    There will be plenty of quality on the track in the afternoon Aug. 19 at Del Mar, the biggest day of racing during the summer at the seaside racetrack every year, but the runners in the morning weren't too shabby, either.

  • Accelerate finishes 15 1/4 lengths ahead of Arrogate in the San Diego Handicap

    Accelerate Set for Rematch With Arrogate

    Trainer John Sadler wasn't present when Accelerate was purchased for $380,000 at the Keeneland September sale in 2014 for his major client, Hronis Racing. But he had an idea that it might prove to be a good buy.

  • Saratoga, Del Mar to Offer All-Stakes Pick 4s

    The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) announced Aug. 17 an "All-Stakes Pick 4" with a partnership between Saratoga Race Course and Del Mar Racetrack on both Saturday, August 19 and Saturday, September 2. 

  • Hollywood Wildcat in 1994

    Look Back: Hollywood Wildcat Wins 1993 Del Mar Oaks

    Hollywood Wildcat, the filly who stretch her winning streak to three races in the Aug. 22 Del Mar Invitational Oaks (G2T), seems to be the kind trainers and riders love most. She's mistake-proof.

  • Arrogate clipped off a solid seven-furlong drill in 1:25 1/5 at Del Mar Aug. 8

    Arrogate Continues Work Toward Pacific Classic

    Working on his own with jockey Martin Garcia in the irons, superstar Arrogate clipped off a solid seven-furlong drill in 1:25 1/5 Aug. 8 at Del Mar as trainer Bob Baffert and regular rider Mike Smith looked on from the track's grandstand.

  • Gun Runner is the commanding favorite in the Whitney Stakes

    Weekend Stakes Rundown: Whitney Day at Saratoga

    Each week BloodHorse.com looks forward to the weekend's biggest races. Consider this your weekly guide to the best stakes races in North America. This week a loaded card at Saratoga Race Course, featuring two grade 1 races, highlights the schedule.