Horse Racing

DEL MAR, Calif. — Fourteen horses whipped into the short stretch of the Del Mar turf course, a moving blur flying to the finish of the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Mile on Saturday. Several minutes later they’d trotted back home, horses and jockeys meeting grooms, trainers, and owners. Tales of woe abounded: A hard bump,
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DEL MAR, Calif. — Despite the fact Good Magic was still a maiden, trainer Chad Brown had the confidence in the colt’s ability to send him cross-country and run him in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile against one of the heaviest favorites on the card. That confidence was rewarded Saturday at Del Mar, as
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DEL MAR, Calif. — Trainer Peter Miller put an exclamation point on an unforgettable day after Roy H wore down a game Imperial Hint to all but sew up division honors with a one-length victory in Saturday’s $2 million Breeders’ Cup Sprint at Del Mar. Earlier in the afternoon, Miller sent out both the first-
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DEL MAR, Calif. — Lady Eli was unable to write a storybook ending to her brilliant career as significant trouble early in the race resulted in her finishing seventh behind Wuheida in Saturday’s $2 million Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf at Del Mar. Trainer Chad Brown reported after the race that Lady Eli had
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DEL MAR, California — Trainer Aidan O’Brien and jockey Ryan Moore won the Grade 1, $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf on Friday at Del Mar with a colt named Mendelssohn. Of course they did. This was the 11th edition of the Juvenile Turf. Moore and O’Brien have won four of them. O’Brien had to
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DEL MAR, Calif. — Ulysses, the 7-2 favorite for Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup Turf, was withdrawn on Friday evening because of soundness issues. In a one-sentence statement, the Breeders’ Cup announced his withdrawal without providing specifics. The statement said Ulysses was scratched “per recommendation from the track veterinarians.” Ulysses is scheduled to go to stud at
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