Category Archive: Del Mar

Jul 22 2009

Summer road trip

The turf’ll meet the surf today for the first time this year, and in a week they’ll be off at Saratoga for the millionth consecutive year (too lazy to look it up… sorry). That confluence of events, perhaps combined with the impending demise of Hollywood Park and the rather less lamented probably final closure of …

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Jul 15 2008

Summer at last

Tomorrow begins what is my favorite part of the national racing calendar.  Del Mar opens, Saratoga can’t be far off, and that means that summer is upon us at last. Last year marked my first-ever trip to Del Mar, and time and distance will conspire to prevent that from becoming the annual ritual I’d wish …

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