Keyword: Leif Dickinson

  • New Bermuda Grass to Debut at Del Mar

    The Del Mar turf course will have a new type of Bermuda grass created by champion golfer Greg Norman when it opens for its 43-day meet July 20.

  • New Bermuda Grass Installed on Del Mar's Turf Course

    Del Mar has installed just under six acres of new Bermuda grass on its Jimmy Durante Turf Course, allowing for nearly a year of growth before the Southern California racetrack returns to action next July.

  • Dickinson Readying Course for BC Turf Races

    Mowing. Spiking. Watering. Tamping. And don't forget worrying. Leif Dickinson, turf course superintendent at Santa Anita, has been doing all of those things to ready the grass for the Oct. 25 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships.

  • Del Mar Completes Renovation of Turf Course

    The renovation, which included the planting of an acre of new sod in the homestretch, marked the first extensive repair of the course since the turns were banked in 1986. The course is named the Jimmy Durante Turf<br>Course in honor of the entertainer who was a regular at the track for many years.

  • Del Mar Completes Renovation of Turf Course

    The renovation, which included the planting of an acre of new sod in the homestretch, marked the first extensive repair of the course since the turns were banked in 1986. The course is named the Jimmy Durante Turf Course in honor of the entertainer who was a regular at the track for many years.