September 02, 2012
Trainer Julio Canani won the Del Mar Derby for the fifth time on Sunday as My Best Brother led from start to finish in the Grade 2, $300,000 turf event, erasing a bitter setback last time out in the La Jolla Handicap.
August 31, 2012
Even though Sunday’s Del Mar Derby once again pits principals from the dramatics surrounding last week’s Pacific Classic – sparked by the sale of contender Richard’s Kid – the whole business has been dialed down and cooler heads figure to prevail.
August 30, 2012
All Squared Away won a turf race at Del Mar on Aug. 12 while in for an $80,000 tag. That was his first race on grass, and it came at the right time, prompting trainer Peter Miller to toss him into the Del Mar Derby this Sunday.
August 23, 2012
Neil Drysdale's filly Amani, the Chilean champion, will be running against the boys on Sunday in the $1 million Pacific Classic at Del Mar.
August 16, 2012
Since the powers of summertime racing decided to hold their marquee events for 3-year-old fillies - the Alabama Stakes and the Del Mar Oaks - on the same warm August afternoon, why not compare and contrast.
August 15, 2012
Hap Proctor knows better than to take any credit for the run of good fortune his brother’s had at Del Mar this summer. The Tom Proctor stable, led by the horses of Leonard Lavin’s Glen Hill Farm, is on a giddy roll/
July 19, 2012
Just to be perfectly clear, Del Mar management means no disrespect by sticking one of its signature events in the throwaway third-race position on the first Saturday program of their hotly anticipated summer meet. Anyway, running the feature at three ...
July 16, 2012
For those unfamiliar with what California racing is up against these days, before the hotly anticipated summer season at Del Mar could open its doors Wednesday the track first had to wait for the Crossroads of the West Gun Show to clear out of Pat ...
July 12, 2012
As Del Mar celebrates its 75th year, Bill Christine ranks the 10 horses who had the greatest impact on the track's history.
July 11, 2012
Track information and stakes schedule for the 2014 Del Mar Thoroughbred Club meet, highlighted by the $1 million G1 TVG Pacific Classic on Sunday, August 24.