September 06, 2013
Martin Pedroza rode Private Zone, partially owned by his best friend Rene Douglas, to a win in the closing-day Pirate's Bounty Stakes at Del Mar and hopes the horse takes him to this fall's Breeders' Cup Sprint.
August 28, 2013
Four horses came down the stretch of the Pacific Classic, their jockeys riding hard, and at the wire not even Trevor Denman could separate them.
August 23, 2013
Give the Pacific Classic credit. In a racing world increasingly dominated by Triple Crown preps, casino track jackpots, and the two top-heavy days of the Breeders’ Cup, Del Mar’s marquee event still clings to a semblance of relevancy.
August 22, 2013
Richard’s Kid is more of a brand name than a race horse. Years from now, there will be Richard’s Kid tribute bands, Richard’s Kid renunions, Richard’s Kid package tours of all the places Richard’s Kid has played.
August 16, 2013
The crime and punishment portion of the Del Mar summer meet will be in the spotlight on Sunday when two horses from the barn of suspended trainer Carla Gaines go postward in a pair of stakes.
July 25, 2013
Arnold and Ellen Zetcher, owners of San Diego Handicap contender Liaison, know all about miracle recoveries. They were there at Santa Anita in March of 2011 when their 4-year-old filly Always a Princess fractured both sesamoids in her left fore while ...
July 18, 2013
Sofast didn't make much noise during his career in France, although he has been campaigned the past three seasons as if he was a good horse just waiting for the right moment to shine. He may get it in Saturday's Eddie Read.
Daily Racing Form handicapper Brad Free gives his daily impressions of racing at Del Mar during the 2013 meet.
July 15, 2013
With Rosengold and jockey Martin Garcia in against nine, owner-breeder Bill Currin will be trying to bag a division of the Oceanside for the second straight year. In 2012 he celebrated opening day with My Best Brother, a son of Stormy Atlantic who went ...
July 11, 2013
With events like the Del Mar Fair and Crossroads of the West Gun Show held there in off-season, Del Mar needs plenty of prep work before it’s ready for racehorses.