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Meet the 2017 Contenders

  • Classic
    Collected
    13007280
  • Longines Distaff
    Forever Unbridled
    12013748
  • Classic
    Gun Runner
    13007732
  • Classic
    Mubtaahij (IRE)
    F0043524
  • Longines Distaff
    Paradise Woods
    14007137
  • Longines Distaff
    Stellar Wind
    12023171
  • Juvenile Fillies Turf
    Fatale Bere (FR)
    F0044688
  • Juvenile Fillies Turf
    Goodthingstaketime (IRE)
    F0044695
  • Longines Distaff
    Abel Tasman
    14019544
  • Las Vegas Dirt Mile
    Accelerate
    13018514
  • Filly & Mare Turf
    Aljazzi (GB)
    A9506013
  • 14 Hands Winery Juvenile Fillies
    Alluring Star
    15002784
  • TwinSpires Sprint
    American Pastime
    14009278
  • Filly & Mare Sprint
    Ami's Mesa
    13004300
  • Mile
    Annals of Time
    13010104
  • Juvenile Turf
    Armour Plate
    15003710
  • Classic
    Arrogate
    13018053
  • Filly & Mare Turf
    Avenge
    12008093
  • TwinSpires Sprint
    Awesome Banner
    13011584
  • Las Vegas Dirt Mile
    Awesome Slew
    13001446
  • Sentient Jet Juvenile
    Bahamian
    15004730
  • Mile
    Bal a Bali (BRZ)
    F0043485
  • Mile
    Ballagh Rocks
    13015298
  • Las Vegas Dirt Mile
    Battle of Midway
    14017523
  • Longines Turf
    Beach Patrol
    13004210
  • Juvenile Turf
    Beckford (GB)
    A9940814
  • Juvenile Fillies Turf
    Best Performance
    15003331
  • Longines Turf
    Bigger Picture
    11002098
  • Juvenile Fillies Turf
    Billesdon Brook (GB)
    A9935391
  • Filly & Mare Turf
    Birdie Gold
    14003871

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    October 18, 2017

    The History of Del Mar

  • Accelerate
    October 18, 2017

    Hometown Hero Accelerate Perfectly Suited for Dirt Mile

    There is nothing quite as sweet as being home. A horse can be a fickle animal, and there are literally thousands of small factors that can throw a horse off of his game. However, when it comes to the the Breeders’ Cup the connections of Accelerate have nothing to worry about. The horse does not just like the conditions at Del Mar, he thrives in them.

  • Imperial Hint
    October 18, 2017

    Imperial Hint Takes Shot at Big Time in Sprint

    Imperial Hint has flown under the radar for most of his career, but is ready to step onto the big stage soon in the Grade 1 TwinSpires Breeders’ Cup Sprint at Del Mar on November 4. When it comes to this horse nothing is flashy until he steps onto the race track.

  • Unique Bella
    October 17, 2017

    Unique Bella Ready to Tackle Filly & Mare Sprint

    Back in March Unique Bella was on her way to being a heavy favorite in the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs. In fact, it was a foregone conclusion for many that she would win. The only question mark was by how many lengths in which she would stomp her competition.

  • World Approval
    October 17, 2017

    World Approval Inspires Confidence in Casse

    Once again trainer Mark Casse has a main contender for the prestigious mile grass test at the World Championships thanks to World Approval, a gelding who has come of age at five and emerged as one of the nation’s premier turf runners. A winner of just six of his first 19 starts through December, everything fell into place for World Approval when the pages of the calendar turned to 2017.

  • Bolt d'Oro
    October 16, 2017

    Bolt d'Oro Favored for the First Saturday in November

    Anyone who has a quality 2-year-old colt inevitably daydreams about the first Saturday in May. Yet for owner/trainer Mick Ruis, it’s the first Saturday in November that is foremost on his mind. Ruis has Nov. 4 circled on his calendar in anticipation of the $2 million Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile at Del Mar, a race in which he has the likely favorite in the undefeated Bolt d’Oro.

  • Stellar Wind
    October 16, 2017

    Chance for Stellar Wind to Join Exclusive Sorority

    The list of horses who have been the champion older dirt filly or mare in the last 10 years has a regal glow to it. They are stars along the lines of Zenyatta, Royal Delta, Havre de Grace and Beholder. Now it’s Stellar Wind’s chance to join that exclusive sorority.