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  1. Pacific Ocean sails to easy win in Grade 3 Underwood

    Jay Privman

    Pacific Ocean wins Underwood Stakes.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2011
  2. El Brujo caps five-win day for Rosario

    Jay Privman

    Joel Rosario was the riding star of the day on Saturday at Del Mar, winning five races, and he saved his best work for late in the card in the Grade 1, $300,000 Pat O'Brien Stakes, when he sent El Brujo to a front-running victory with an aggressive ride.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2010
  3. Pacific Classic draws 10, topped by The Usual Q.T.

    Jay Privman

    The Usual Q.T. drew the outside post on Tuesday night when a field of 10 was entered in the Grade 1, $1 million Pacific Classic on Saturday at Del Mar.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2010
  4. Awesome Gem takes 4th shot at Pacific Classic

    Jay Privman

    Like the swallows returning to San Juan Capistrano, so too has Awesome Gem returned to Del Mar. Now age 7, Awesome Gem has become something of a fixture here. On Saturday, he will run in the Grade 1, $1 million Pacific Classic.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2010
  5. Torre witness to Frankel's soft side

    Jay Privman

    A shared passion for horse racing, baseball, and dogs cemented the friendship of trainer Bobby Frankel and Joe Torre, the manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2009
  6. Bobby Frankel dies at 68

    Jay Privman

    Bobby Frankel, who rose from the streets of Brooklyn to become one of the most successful and respected trainers in the history of Thoroughbred racing, died early Monday morning at his home in Pacific Palisades, Calif., from complications of lymphoma.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2009
  7. Pacific Classic, Del Mar, Richard's Kid, Breeders' Cup Challenge,...

    Jay Privman

    Richard's Kid, acquired in late spring by Arnold Zetcher and trainer Bob Baffert for the purpose of running in long-distance stakes in California, pulled an upset in Sunday's $1 million Pacific Classic at Del Mar.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2009
  8. Pacific Classic, Del Mar, Breeders' Cup Challenge, Breeders' Cup ...

    Jay Privman

    Colonel John won the Santa Anita Derby and the Travers Stakes last year, but his resume this year is rather skimpy. He has had just one start, and though it was a victory, describing him only as Wickerr Stakes winner Colonel John hardly seems sufficient.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2009
  9. WinStar stacked for BC Classic

    Jay Privman

    With a win by Colonel John in the Travers Stakes, and a second-place finish by Well Armed in the Pacific Classic at Del Mar, owner Bill Casner and trainer Eoin Harty feel quite satisfied.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2008
  10. Santa Anita cancels Sunday, too

    Jay Privman

    Santa Anita canceled its Sunday card at 11:20 a.m. Pacific time Sunday morning after jockeys told management the Cushion Track surface was uneven and therefore unsafe.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2008
  11. Del Mar has record $24.6M handle

    Jay Privman

    Del Mar had its largest overall handle ever, and its third-biggest ontrack crowd for the Pacific Classic.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2007
  12. Polytrack agrees with some, not others

    Jay Privman

    Polytrack, Polytrack, Polytrack. The day after the first Pacific Classic run over the new surface, it was all anyone could talk about at Del Mar.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2007
  13. O'Brien offers Breeders' Cup berth

    Jay Privman

    Sunday's card at Del Mar is highlighted by the Grade 1, $1 million Pacific Classic, but there are two other graded stakes on the program, and all three races are part of the "Win and You're in" series for the Breeders' Cup in October at Monmouth Park.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2007
  14. Shirreffs wants Giacomo to be a hero again

    Jay Privman

    After losses in the Preakness and Belmont, and two more earlier this year after a layoff, Giacomo was viewed in many quarters as a fluke Kentucky Derby winner, a perception his trainer hopes to change in Sunday's Pacific Classic (ESPN2 7 p.m. ET).

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2006
  15. Lava Man gunning for top-level triple

    Jay Privman

    Lava Man will attempt to become the first horse to sweep the Santa Anita Handicap, Hollywood Gold Cup, and Pacific Classic in the same year when he competes in the Grade 1, $1 million Pacific Classic (ESPN2 7 p.m. ET) on Sunday at Del Mar.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2006
  16. Borrego has arrived

    Jay Privman

    With his Pacific Classic and Jockey Club Gold Cup victories, Borrego has definitely hit the big time.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2005