Del Mar Oaks

Cambier Parc Delivers As Favorite In Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup

Larry Best’s Cambier Parc made it back-to-back Grade 1 wins on Saturday, adding the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup to her resume with a 3/4-length score at Keeneland. The 3-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro won the G1 Del Mar Oaks in her prior start, and was favored at 9-5 in the QEII. Trained by Chad […]

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Bloodlines: Medaglia d’Oro’s Grade 1 Del Mar Double

The Darley stallion Medaglia d’Oro sired the winners of both Grade 1 events in California on Saturday, Aug. 17: the Pacific Classic and the Del Mar Oaks. One of the consistent factors in American breeding for top-quality stock that race well at distances of a mile and beyond, Medaglia d’Oro is a leading son of […]

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‘Sky Is The Limit’ For Improving Del Mar Oaks Winner Cambier Parc

Three-time Eclipse Award winning trainer Chad Brown’s Saturday at the races wasn’t dampened by the soggy weather at Saratoga Race Course, with Dunbar Road posting a win in the Grade 1, $600,000 Alabama presented by NYRA Bets just one race after his Regal Glory shared honors with the Graham Motion-trained Varenka in the Grade 2, […]

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Cambier Parc Proves Deserving Favorite, Gives Best First Grade 1 In Del Mar Oaks

Sent off as the 6-5 favorite in the field of 13 sophomore fillies, OXO Equine’s Cambier Parc showed off her impressive turn of foot to win Saturday’s Grade 1 Del Mar Oaks. The daughter of Medaglia d’Oro settled in mid-pack and was forced very wide on the far turn, but she dug in when John […]

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Weekend Lineup: Pacific Classic

Highlighted by a highly competitive renewal of the Grade 1 Pacific Classic, Del Mar’s Saturday racing program will feature four other graded stakes on the 11-race card – the first time the track has run that many black type features on one program. TVG’s coverage from Del Mar will start with the first post at […]

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Brown Sending Two Shippers To G1 Del Mar Oaks

A power-laden line-up 14 three-year-old fillies, including four highly-regarded invaders from the East Coast, will tangle Saturday in the Grade I $300,000 Del Mar Oaks at nine furlongs over Del Mar’s infield Jimmy Durante Turf Course. On the afternoon of the 29th running of the Grade I $1 million TVG Pacific Classic, Del Mar Thoroughbred will […]

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14 Take Aim At Saturday’s Del Mar Oaks; Mucho Unusual Faces East Coast Duo

Mucho Unusual, a change-of-tactics last-to-first winner of the Grade 2, $200,000 San Clemente Stakes on July 20, will be facing her stiffest competition in the biggest field of her career in Saturday’s  $300,000 Del Mar Oaks presented by The Jockey Club at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, Calif. The second Grade 1, […]

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Del Mar: Mandatory Payout Slated For Pick Six On Pacific Classic Day

In what will be one of the richest days of racing outside of the Breeders’ Cup in Del Mar history, the track has scheduled an unprecedented five major stakes races – topped by the $1,000,000 TVG Pacific Classic – along with a mandatory payout on its Pick Six as well as a premium giveaway, all […]

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Del Mar Schedules Five Graded Stakes On Blockbuster Pacific Classic Day Aug. 17

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club has announced that this year’s TVG Pacific Classic Day will be held on Saturday, Aug. 17, as part of an enhanced racing program that will feature an unprecedented five graded stakes races, the first time that will have happened in the seaside track’s 80 summers of racing. Del Mar’s 29th edition […]

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Got Stormy Hoping For Firmer Ground In Holiday Winter Memories

Gary Barber’s Got Stormy will look to get back to winning ways in Thursday’s $150,000 Winter Memories, part of a stakes-laden Thanksgiving card, at Aqueduct Racetrack. Trained by Mark Casse, the Get Stormy chestnut enjoyed a spectacular run of form this summer when travelling a mile on the turf, winning the Penn Oaks, the Wild […]

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