Midnight Crooner and My Best Brother won divisions of the $109,300 Oceanside Stakes in front of a record crowd of 47,339 on opening day at Del Mar on Wednesday. Trained by Hall of Famer Bob Baffert and ridden by Rafael Bejarano, Midnight Crooner won the opening division by a neck over Chips All In. Boat Trip, the 2-1 favorite, finished fifth in the seven-horse field. Midnight Crooner ran 1 mile on the Jimmy Durante turf course in 1:34.74 and paid $10.20 to win.
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