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Pending late mail, 25 horses have been nominated to the 79th running of the $200,000 Longacres Mile on Sunday, August 24.

The 79th running of the Grade 3 race will match top middle-distance horses at the taxing one-mile distance, and annually features many of the sport’s elite jockeys and trainers taking on the best Emerald Downs has to offer. 602 more words

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Mr. Inside and Mr. Outside: Week that was at Del Mar

Well, it wasn’t the best of weeks at Del Mar.

The turf course was shut down again after a pair of injuries, one to a horse that probably shouldn’t have been in the body of the race, and rain drops were falling on everyone’s heads on Saturday and Sunday. 209 more words

Horse Racing

Del Mar selections for Sunday, Aug. 3 (updated again)

FIRST RACE: 1. Will True Up, 2. Advisory, Midnight Roar. LONG SHOT: Run Hide.


SECOND RACE (OFF THE TURF): 1. Love Blind, 2. Plaza de Indias, 3. 247 more words

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Del Mar picks for Wednesday, July 30 (updated)

Well, it’s looking like no news is good news on the Del Mar turf front.

CHRB officials were out Tuesday to check the turf and no announcement that they weren’t running on it Wednesday came. 390 more words

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Del Mar selections for Sunday, July 27

Del Mar announced late Saturday that it will take the two races set for the turf on Sunday will be taken off following a rash of fatal injuries on the new surface. 488 more words

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Del Mar Thoroughbred Club picks for Thursday, July 17

Opening day is here for the Del Mar Thoroughbred. Tread lightly unless you have a sure thing.

Word is the Polytrack has been slow in the mornings and track superintendent Richard Tedesco will add wax to it next Monday, a dark day for racing. 417 more words

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Los Alamitos thoroughbed picks for Sunday, July 13 (updated)

FIRST RACE: 1. Nikki Allyn, 2. Brandon’s Princess, 3. Skyrose. LONG SHOT: Wicked City Woman.


SECOND RACE: 1. Swiss Heart, 2. Afleet Echo, 3. Getaway Keys. 290 more words

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