1. Fity Cent Pick Four at Del Mar with Marc Doche: The Real Good Deal

    Another week of racing kicks off at heaven on earth with a solid eight race card highlighted by the $100,000 Real Good Deal for California-bred three-year-olds going seven furlongs on the main track...

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  2. Fity Cent Pick 4 at Del Mar with Marc Doche: The Best Pal

    A day after Zenyatta thrilled horse racing fans everywhere, the stars of tomorrow are on display at Del Mar in the Grade 2 $150,000 Best Pal for two-year-olds...

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  3. Zenyatta's Still Perfect!

    Perfection doesn’t lose. Sent off as an odds-on favorite for the 13th time in her last 14 starts, Zenyatta was able to overcome many factors working against her to run her record to a perfect 18-for-18, winning the Grade 1 $300,000 Clement L...

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  4. Fity Cent Pick 4 at Del Mar with Marc Doche: A Perfect Day for Zenyatta?

    Will she or won’t she? Unfortunately, the priceless question of the day refers less to whether or not Zenyatta will run her career record to a perfect 18-for-18, but more so whether or not she will even run...

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  5. Fity Cent Pick 4 at Del Mar with Marc Doche: B-52s and The Sorrento

    A day before the six-year-old super mare Zenyatta attempts to make it a perfect 18-for-18, two-year-old fillies steal the spotlight in the Grade 3 $150,000 Sorrento Stakes on a Friday evening at Del Mar...

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  6. Fity Cent Pick 4 at Del Mar with Marc Doche: A Morning With Zenyatta

    It wasn’t just another Thursday morning on the back side at Del Mar, as Queen Zenyatta was on the grounds after being shipped down from Hollywood Park yesterday...

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  7. Bench Points Graduates In Style

    Bench Points (pictured in the winner's circle) rallied from off the pace to score by nearly three lengths as the 2-to-1 co-favorite under jockey Rafael Bejarano in the $100,000 The Graduation at Del Mar on Wednesday...

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  8. Fity Cent Pick 4 at Del Mar With Marc Doche: Cap and Gown Time

    Another week of what promises to be great thoroughbred racing action kicks off with the featured $100,000 Graduation Stakes for California-bred two-year-old colts sprinting five and a half furlongs on the main track...

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  9. Fity Cent Pick 4 at Del Mar with Marc Doche: Bada Bing Crosby Day

    Maybe the focus should be on Pick 3’s since I hit two more nice ones yesterday. Red boarding sucks, but I don’t want the Pick 4 struggles to steal the headlines completely...

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  10. Dakota Phone Breaks Through in SD 'Cap, La Nez Rebounds in Fleet Treat

    After eight days of racing, the sun finally came out at Del Mar for a great Saturday afternoon of racing action featuring a pair of stakes races. Click here to watch full coverage of Saturday’s stakes action from Del Mar...

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  11. Fity Cent Pick 4 at Del Mar with Marc Doche: San Diego Handicap

    A chalk-filled Friday evening card provided the smallest Pick 4 payout of the meet, and we didn’t cash for $89.10...

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  12. Fity Cent Pick 4 at Del Mar with Marc Doche: Cougar Friday

    Seven days into the 2010 Del Mar meet and we’ve cashed one Pick 4 ticket, while hitting three of four three times...

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  13. Fity Cent Pick 4 at Del Mar with Marc Doche: Thursday in Paradise

    Back in the red after yesterday’s single, Aggie Engineer, ran a winning race but had to settle for second to Blue Chagall, who reverted to previous form and got the best trip possible under David Flores...

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  14. Fity Cent Pick 4 at Del Mar with Marc Doche: Week 2 Begins

    After a couple days off to recharge our batteries, the second week of the Del Mar season begins with another nice set of races that comprise the Pick 4...

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  15. The Usual Q.T. His Usual Spectacular Self in Eddie Read

    The Usual Q.T. stamped himself as a serious star on the turf with a decisive victory in the $300,000 Grade 1 Eddie Read at Del Mar on Saturday...

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  16. Fity Cent Pick Four at Del Mar with Marc Doche: San Clemente Handicap

    Six deep to start the Pick 4 yesterday in what we knew was an open race, and the last horse left out on my ticket scores at 44-to-1. Nobody ever said this game can’t be evil...

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  17. Fity Cent Pick 4 at Del Mar With Marc Doche: Eddie Read Day

    The weekend is here and the Grade 1 $300,000 Eddie Read run over a mile-and-an-eighth on the turf is part of a nice Pick 4 sequence. We go to press early, as an early ride down Interstate 5 awaits to watch Baby Bull work for the first time at Del Mar...

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  18. Fity Cent Pick 4 at Del Mar With Marc Doche: Four O'Clock Friday

    Cha-ching! Day two of the Del Mar meet provides a nice score in the Pick 4 for yours truly. Let’s see if we can do it again on the first Four O’Clock Friday of the summer...

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  19. Fity Cent Pick 4 at Del Mar With Marc Doche: The Day After

    A tough start to our pursuit of the Pick 4 on Opening Day at Del Mar, as 21-to-1 shot J J Minister goes virtually wire-to-wire in the finale to prevent us from cashing a ticket...

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  20. Twirling Candy Crushes In Oceanside On Opening Day at Del Mar

    At least for one day, the struggles of the horse racing industry were put on the back burner. An overcast sky did nothing to damper the excitement for the record crowd of 45,309 on Opening Day at Del Mar...

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  21. Fity Cent Pick 4 at Del Mar With Marc Doche: Opening Day!

    The summer racing season at Del Mar is finally here! In addition to covering big races at the meet and providing behind the scenes access to jockeys and trainers, I will offer up a daily pick 4 ticket with analysis every racing day...

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  22. Skipshot Edges Sidney's Candy in Swaps; Sweet August Moon Takes A Gleam

    Closing weekend of the 2010 spring/summer meet at Hollywood Park featured a pair of Grade 2 races run over the main Cushion track on Saturday...

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  23. An Awesome Win and a Milestone Victory at Hollywood Park

    After taking his show around the country for much of 2010, Awesome Gem (pictured) was finally allowed to run out of his home stable at Hollywood Park and captured the first Grade 1 victory of his career in the $500,000 Hollywood Gold Cup...

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  24. Baffert Sends Trio After Pair of Grade 1's at Hollywood Park

    The penultimate weekend of racing at Hollywood Park’s spring/summer meet is highlighted by a pair of Grade 1 races on Saturday...

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  25. Harmonious and Gotta Have Her Victorious on Hollywood Turf

    An exciting weekend of holiday stakes action at Hollywood Park kicked off on Saturday with a pair of turf stakes...

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