Tag Archives: Kent Desormeaux

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 – […]

Impact Warrior (IRE): Should Win This Condition In Next Start

Three year old filly for Phil D’Amato made her U.S. debut on Saturday in a 12 horse field for the 1st allowance condition at a flat mile on the green. Off at 3/1, she settled nicely for Desormeaux, as he took a hold of her early and she was five back in the middle of […]

Tony Ann: Caught Late and Just Missed at Wire, Watch In Next Start

Five year old mare for Phil D’Amato, coming off an 8 month layoff, ran huge in the Daisycutter stakes at 5/8 on the lawn Friday evening. Off at 8/1 in a field of 9, she broke OK and sat fifth down the back side, some five lengths off the pace. Desormeaux guided her to the […]

Anisette wins the 2023 San Clemente at Del Mar

Del Mar opening week stakes recaps (July 21-23)

By Jarrod Horak The 2023 Del Mar summer meet is off and running. There were five stakes races on opening week and four of those were flat mile turf events. We saw some impressive performances including Anisette’s scene-stealing performance in the Grade 2 San Clemente Stakes on Saturday, July 22. Click here for Del Mar Racing […]

Bellabel wins the 2022 San Clemente at Del Mar

Del Mar 2023 summer meet jockeys to watch

By Jarrod Horak The 2023 Del Mar thoroughbred meet kicks off on Friday, July 21 and I will be covering the action at Today’s Racing Digest this summer. Keep checking this spot for articles, videos, and more. This post features the riders to watch at Del Mar.  Click here for Del Mar Racing Picks, Tips, and […]

Escape Artist: Quick Opened Up 3 At 1/8 Pole for Win By 5

Three year old ridgling for Mike McCarthy tried the first allowance condition on Sunday at a mile on the turf for sophomores. Off as the even money choice in a field of 7, he broke OK and sat 2nd into the clubhouse turn. He laid 2nd down the back side just 2 lengths behind the […]

Seven Charms: Should Be Ready In 3rd Off Layoff

Six year old gelding for Mike McCarthy made start #2 off a 10 month layoff in Saturday’s finale, a 9 furlong test on the lawn for non winners of three who have started for a $50,000 tag or less. Off at 6/1 in an 11 horse field, his trip today was almost as bad as […]

Calm Sea: Soon To Be Winner With Barn Heating Up

Three year old gelding for George Papaprodromou made his 3rd start of his career and first around two turns in Sunday’s opener, a mile turf affair for maiden special weight sophomores. Off at 6/1 in a field of 9, he settled nicely for Desormeaux into the clubhouse turn and was 4th, three back of the […]