torrey pines stakes

Fighting Mad Draws Away Late In Torrey Pines

Stealing the lead at the start, Gary and Mary West’s Fighting Mad maintained her front-running presence throughout Saturday’s Grade 3 Torrey Pines Stakes at Del Mar. The 3-year-old daughter of New Year’s Day kicked well clear of her rivals in the stretch, cruising under the wire to win by at least six lengths as the […]

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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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True Royalty Wins Torrey Pines, Giving Sadler Eighth Stakes Victory Of Del Mar Meet

Providing leading rider Drayden Van Dyke with his third victory of the afternoon, True Royalty scored a decisive 3 1/2-length victory in Sunday’s Grade III $100,000 Torrey Pines Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Del Mar. True Royalty, a daughter of Yes It’s True, surged to the front entering the stretch and drew off to win […]

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Munny Spunt Moved Up For Torrey Pines Victory

Munny Spunt, claimed for $25,000 June 30 at Santa Anita, gave her new owners a quick return on their investment as she was awarded victory Sunday in the $100,000 Torrey Pines Stakes when Del Mar’s stewards disqualified original winner Zapperkat for stretch interference. “She broke OK and I just let her get comfortable,” said jockey Drayden Van […]

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Santa Anita Oaks Winner Paradise Woods Heavily Favored In Sunday’s Torrey Pines

Paradise Woods, brilliant winner of the Grade I Santa Anita Oaks in April but a serious disappointment as the favorite in the Kentucky Oaks May 5, returns to action Sunday when she heads a field of eight three-year-old fillies in the Grade III $100,000 Torrey Pines at one mile over Del Mar’s main track. The […]

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Belvoir Bay, Red-Hot Arroyo Upset Torrey Pines

English-bred Belvoir Bay, piloted by the red-hot Norberto Arroyo, Jr., grabbed the lead from the gate and never relinquished it in scoring a wire-to-wire triumph in the featured Grade III $100,000 Torrey Pines Stakes for three-year-old fillies Sunday. “First, I want to thank God, always,” said Arroyo. “We were going to lay back a little […]

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Favored Enola Gray Scratched From Del Mar’s Torrey Pines

Likely to have gone off as the heavy favorite in Sunday’s G3 Torrey Pines Stakes at Del Mar, Nick Alexander’s Enola Gray has been scratched from the race, reports TVG. According to Jim Charvat on Twitter, trainer Phil D’Amato said that the 3-year-old filly coughed up some mucus after a routine gallop on Saturday. The […]

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Weekend Lineup: All Eyes On The Spa

A total of six Grade 1 races highlight Saturday’s card at Saratoga, four of which are listed as Breeders’ Cup Challenge “Win and You’re In” Races for this fall at Santa Anita. Highlighting the card is the Travers Stakes with a full field of 14 scheduled to make the gate, and following that race will […]

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Unbeaten Enola Gray ‘Poetry In Motion’ Preparing For First Graded Start

Nick Alexander’s Enola Gray has not been beaten in her three career starts, including a pair of California-bred stakes races. This weekend, the sophomore daughter of Grazen will take on open company in her first graded stakes race, the G3 Torrey Pines at Del Mar. A one-mile event for 3-year-old fillies, the race has been […]

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Favored Stellar Wind Much The Best In Torrey Pines

Hronis Racing’s talented Stellar Wind performed to her 1-2 odds Sunday with a dominant victory in the featured Grade III $100,000 Torrey Pines Stakes for three-year-old fillies. With regular jockey Victor Espinoza back at Del Mar after being upset aboard Triple Crown Champion American Pharoah in the Travers Stakes Saturday, Stellar Wind and Espinoza scored […]

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