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LRF Del Mar Notes - Week 2

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All of the great photos and posts from Del Mar 2015 are on our facebook page. WEEKLY RACE RECAP:
 Sunday, July 19 - Midnight Miley - Woodbine $125,000 Duchess Stakes 5th - $3,750 Video Saturday, July 18 - ...

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It's Opening Day at Del Mar... A Day to Remember

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Bing Crosby opened the seaside track named Del Mar back in 1937. Now, 73 years later, the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club’s summer meet has become one of the premiere horse racing meetings in the country. When my sister, Emily (far right) showed me the above photo, it brought back so many memories of the place where “the turf meets the surf”.  Grandpa Howard (left) loved Del Mar. He loved the long ...

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LRF Del Mar Notes - Week 1

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Stay tuned for the great photos from Del Mar 2015. Click here to see the awesome pics from 2014. WEEKLY RACE RECAP:
 Sunday, July 12 - Dissension - Los Alamitos Claiming Fund 3rd - $5,520 Video Friday, July 10 - ...

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Ten Important Ideas to Consider When Wagering on Horse Racing

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WELCOME TO WAGERING 101 With Del Mar exactly six days away and Saratoga starting soon thereafter, the horse racing world comes to life this summer. These two incredibly popular summer meets will feature some of the best horse racing (and the best atmospheres) the country has to offer from some of the best horse racing partnerships and owners alike. I highly advise you to make sure you make one of these historic race tracks a ...

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LRF Stable Notes 7/9/15

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WEEKLY RACE RECAP:
 None CURRENT ENTRIES:
 Friday, July 10 - Rocko's Wheel - Los Alamitos Allowance NW1x (4th Race) Friday, July 10 - Holograeme - Los Alamitos MSW (6th Race)  Saturday, July 18 - Midnight Storm - Del Mar GI $400,000 Eddie Read Saturday, July 18 - Chati's On Top - Del Mar $104,000 Osunitas Stakes Sunday, July 19 - Unusual Taste - Del Mar Sunday July 19 - Midnight Miley - ...

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I Don't Understand..What are the Different Types of Races in Thoroughbred Horse Racing!?

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  If you understand the above photo, this blog is not for you. However, if you're like the other 99% of the world, you need someone to explain why there are so many different types of races in thoroughbred horse racing!   The easy answer can be summed up in one sentence - thoroughbred horse racing gets its revenue from gambling and gamblers bet on races that are evenly matched.

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Seriously, How Much Does It Cost to Buy a Racehorse?

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In last week's blog, we discussed the cost it takes to keep and train a thoroughbred racehorse. However, as you might have guessed, there is another - sometimes substantial - cost when entering the Sport of Kings and that is the actual purchase price of the equine athlete.

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LRF Stable Notes 7/1/15

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WEEKLY RACE RECAP:
 Ya Ya Girl (6/28, SA)
 3rd - $3,720 Larry Birdstone (6/27, SA)
 1st - $21,000 Chaulk O Lattey (6/25, SA)
 3rd - $9,048 CURRENT ENTRIES:
 Friday, July 10 - Rocko's Wheel - Los Alamitos Allowance NW1x Friday, July 10 - Holograeme - Los Alamitos MSW Saturday, July 18 - Midnight Storm - Del Mar GI $400,000 Eddie Read Saturday, July 18 - Chati's On Top - Del ...

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Top 25 Things to Do in Del Mar (2015)

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The best racing meet is here! One of the biggest benefits of owning shares in horse racing partnerships is the less is more theory. Instead of owning 100% of one horse that runs maybe twice at Del Mar, why not own 10% shares in ten horses and spend the summer at Del Mar? 1. Pinch yourself.  That is the beach. It is 79 degrees. You are not in Saratoga anymore. 2. Go to the beach. There is nothing better than the glare of the ...

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LRF Stable Notes 6/25/15

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WEEKLY RACE RECAP:
 Sheer Pleasure - Grade II Summertime Oaks (6/20, SA)
 4th - $12,000 Video CURRENT ENTRIES:
 Thursday, June 25 - Chaulk O Lattey - Santa Anita (Race 6) Saturday, June 27 - Larry Birdstone - Santa Anita (Race 2) Sunday, June 28 - Ya Ya Girl - Santa Anita (Race 10) 2015 STATS:
 Starts: ...

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