A pair of Grade 1 races and a Grade 2 race highlight the Sunday card at Del Mar on Pacific Classic Day. The $300,000 Grade 1 Pat O'Brien Stakes for three years old and upward at 7 furlongs over the main track is the first Grade 1 on the Del Mar card today. A six horse field is set to contest the race.
Horses To Watch for the Pat O'Brien
Zensational - Post 1 - M/L 1/2 - Espinoza / Baffert
Noble Court - Post 4 - M/L 3/1 - Rosario / Sadler
Talkin To Mom Roo - Post 6 - M/L 5/1 - Gomez / West
The #350,000 Grade 2 Del Mar Derby is the feature for three year olds at this meet. The Del Mar Derby is carded at 1 1/8 miles on the turf and a field of 9 is set to contest the race.
Horses To Watch for the Del Mar Derby
Battle Of Hastings - Post 4 - M/L 5/2 - T. Baze / Mullins
Meteore - Post 3 - M/L 3/1 - Bejarano / R. Mandella
Afleet Eagle - Post 6 - M/L 7/2 - Nakatani / Cerin
Oil Man - Post 5 - M/L 8/1 - Leparoux / Sadler
Papa Clem - Post 8 - M/L 9/2 - Gomez / G. Stute
The $1 Million Grade 1 Pacific Classic is the highlight of the Del Mar meet and features a matchup of Colonel John and Einstein. The race is carded for three year olds and upward and will be run at 1 1/4 miles over the main track. A field of 11 is set to contest the race.
Horses To Watch for the Pacific Classic
Einstein - Post 10 - M/L 7/2 - Leparoux / Pitts
Colonel John - Post 6 - M/L 5/2 - Gomez / Harty
Rail Trip - Post 3 - M/L 4/1 - Valdivia / Ellis
Parading - Post 11 - M/L 10/1 - Bejarano / McGaughey