matriarch stakes

Grade 1 Winner Uni Returns To The Winner’s Circle In Perfect Sting Stakes

Uni, a multiple graded-stakes winner, rallied from last to capture the sixth running of the $100,000 Perfect Sting on Saturday at Belmont Park. Trained by Chad Brown for owners Michael Dubb, Head of Plains Partners, Robert LaPenta, and Bethlehem Stables, Uni made her seasonal debut a winning one in the one-mile trip on a firm […]

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Uni Comes From The Clouds To Nab Matriarch Victory

Micheal Dubb, Head of Plains Partners, Robert LaPenta and Bethlehem Stables’ Uni came from near last of a strung-out field to hit the wire first in Sunday’s Grade 1 Matriarch Stakes at Del Mar, crossing the finish a half-length ahead of Daddy Is A Legend. Sent off at odds of 5-1, the 4-year-old daughter of […]

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Horse For Course? ‘Professional’ Fahan Mura Rates Strong Chance In Sunday’s Matriarch

The rains that doused the Jimmy Durante Turf Course Thursday and Friday have added questions and intrigue to the mix for Sunday’s Grade I $300,000 Matriarch Stakes. As if the closing-day, signature event of fall racing at Del Mar needed more of those things. There were already points to ponder regarding how the locally-based horses […]

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Vasilika Heads Field Of 14 Distaffers In Sunday’s Matriarch

Del Mar ends its 16-day 2018 Fall racing season Sunday featuring older fillies and mares in the Grade I $300,000 Matriarch Stakes at one mile over the infield Jimmy Durante Turf Course. Post time for the first of nine races on closing day is 12:30 p.m. Heading an outstanding line-up of 14 distaff runners is […]

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Del Mar’s Fifth Fall Meeting Begins Friday, Nov. 9

With a growing reputation that puts it at the forefront of the nation’s year-end race meets, Del Mar will present the fifth edition of its fall racing season starting this Friday for a four-week, 16-day run that will bring classy Thoroughbreds back to the seaside oval through Sunday, December 2. Either eight- or nine-race programs […]

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Del Mar Releases Stakes Schedule, Boosted By 5 Percent Increase In Overnight Purses

Fourteen stakes races during its 16-day run, as well as a 5% blended increase in its overnight purses, highlight Del Mar’s Fall Racing Festival beginning on Friday, November 9. Nine of the 14 stakes are graded, led by the Grade I pair of the Hollywood Derby and the Matriarch Stakes, both of which will carry $300,000 […]

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Off Limits Rides The Rail From Last To First For Matriarch Victory

Martin Schwartz’ 5-year-old mare Off Limits has made a marked improvement in 2017, and entering Sunday’s G1 Matriarch she had won four of her five starts on the year, including a pair of Grade 3 stakes in New York. Trainer Chad Brown shipped her west to Del Mar for a major step up in company, […]

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Closing Day Pick 6 At Del Mar Features Mandatory Payout Of $104,118 Carryover

The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club enters the final program of its 2017 Bing Crosby Season on Sunday with a big mandatory payout in the Pick 6, including a $104,118 carryover. There were four perfect tickets in the Pick 6 on Saturday and each paid $128,201. With a two-day carryover of $148,562 and $631,444 bet into […]

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Cambodia Favored In Closing Day Matriarch At Del Mar

Del Mar’s fourth Bing Crosby fall racing season comes to an exciting conclusion Sunday with a stakes tripleheader, highlighted by the Grade I $300,000 Matriarch Stakes for older fillies and mares at one mile on the grass. Post time for the first of nine races is 12:30 p.m. The 16-day meeting was marked by Del Mar Thoroughbred Club’s […]

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Cambodia Favored To Claim First Grade 1 In Del Mar’s Closing-Day Matriarch

Winter Quarter Farm’s Cambodia, whose affinity for the Jimmy Durante Turf Course has been shown three times in the past four months, was established as the 3-1 morning line favorite for Sunday’s Grade I $300,000 Matriarch, the highlight of three stakes races on the closing day of the Bing Crosby Fall meeting at Del Mar […]

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