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Fielding Looking For A $1M Win Friday

November 2, 2017:

Fresh off of having watched Manchego complete her perfect 12-for-12 juvenile campaign with a victory in the Breeders Crown, co-owner John Fielding of Toronto, Ont. is now focusing his sights on a $1 million race with one of his charges this Friday (November 3)....read on

Another Iconic Racecaller Retiring

December 7, 2015:

The horse racing industry has seen a couple of the best race callers in the industry call it a career over the past few years. Tom Durkin stepped away from the microphone in 2014 and Dan Loiselle did the same earlier this year....read on

Former NFLer Nails $100K Pick 6

August 12, 2013:

Former National Football League tight-end and coach Mike Tice experienced the 'excitement of his life' this past Thursday (August 8) when he realized he had assembled the only winning ticket on a Pick 6 at Del Mar, which returned over $100,000....read on

CHRB Passes Exchange Wagering Rules

November 16, 2012:

During its meeting Thursday, November 16 at Hollywood Park, the California Horse Racing Board passed a set of rules pertaining to the legalization of exchange wagering in the state....read on

Nearly Bitten, But Not Beaten

August 12, 2012:

Evoking memories of the famous 1997 Tyson-Holyfield boxing match, a race on Saturday at Del Mar finished with one horse literally trying to take a bite out of his competition....read on

NBA's Jefferson Big Into Racing

September 19, 2011:

Richard Jefferson has had a solid career in the National Basketball Association. He's represented his country abroad on multiple occasions and has averaged over 16 points per game in his career. But when the San Antonio Spurs' forward isn't plying his trade on the hard court, he's taking a close look at some of the equine world's top performers....read on

NHLer Hooked On Horses

July 25, 2011:

It only took National Hockey League defenseman Mike Commodore one trip to the races to become hooked on horses....read on

Trainer Files Lawsuit Over TCO2 Threshold

March 10, 2011:

According to a report, a California trainer has called the California Horse Racing Board's TCO2 testing into question and has filed a lawsuit in federal court...read on

The Ghosts Of Del Mar

December 21, 2010:

Del Mar Fairgrounds is on the verge of being labeled a haunted house after employees claimed they heard noises in the grandstand. And if that’s not enough to give you the heebie jeebies, a video camera also captured...read on

Talk About Secret Moves

October 8, 2010:

When the CEO of a racetrack has to read about sale of his track in the local newspaper, one wonders about talk of transparency in government....read on

AB 2414 Moves Forward In CA Legislature

August 27, 2010:

An important piece of legislation designed to help stabilize the California horse racing industry by providing incentives for the Breeders’ Cup to come to California, increasing purses, and expanding wagering opportunities continues to move through the California Senate...read on

Jocks To Use Equine-Friendly Crops

August 11, 2009:

Jockeys at Del Mar, with Del Mar Thoroughbred Club's active participation, will begin using equine-friendly riding crops in all races beginning Wednesday, August 12, when their use becomes a house rule at the track...read on

Owner Requests Steward Recusal

August 6, 2009:

On Friday, July 24, California Horse Racing Board licensed owner Martin Wygod and his attorney requested to meet with the stewards assigned to the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club race meet...read on


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