Tag Archives: Carla Gaines

Tamara wins 2023 Del Mar Debutante

Del Mar 2023 Stakes Recaps: Terrific Tamara

By Jarrod Horak The closing week stakes races at Del Mar featured some excellent performances, but none were better than Tamara in the Grade 1 Del Mar Debutante on Saturday, Sept. 9. She won for fun and stamped herself as the early favorite for the BC Juvenile Fillies. That does it for my Del Mar […]

Prince of Monaco wins the 2023 Best Pal Stakes

Del Mar stakes recaps: Prince of Monaco rules

By Jarrod Horak The Del Mar stakes star of the week was an easy choice. Exciting 2-year-old prospect Prince of Monaco ran a hole in the wind in the Best Pal Stakes on Sunday for trainer Bob Baffert. He might be the goods! Click here for Del Mar Racing Picks, Tips, and Insider Analysis Graduation – […]

Closing Remarks: Closed Well After Trouble

Hard luck mare for Carla Gaines once again encountered trouble, this time in the Grade 2 Buena Vista at a mile on the turf. Off at 6/1 in a field of 7 that did not have much speed, she broke OK under Bravo and was taken back off the pace and was 6th into the […]