Wednesday, 18 July 2012
: It's supposed to be the start if summer, the opening day at Del Mar, where the surf meets the turf. The weather isn't too bad although maybe a bit cloudy as all is ready for the big meet.
The highlight of the racing on opening day comes in the form of the two divisions of the Oceanside Stakes for 3yos, runner over the mile trip on the turf track.
In the first division we have Blingo at 3/1, Boat Trip 7/2, and Koast, who is going up in trip, and Midnight Crooner both on 4/1.
The second division sees Holy Candy on 7/5 for owner Jemmy Craig, Stony Fleece 4/1, and the promising My Best Brother 5/1.
Racing at Saratoga opens the East coast festival on Friday.