The Polytrack problems that surfaced early Thursday at Del Mar could
hurt the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club’s chances of getting undefeated and
two-time Eclipse Award winner Zenyatta to race here Aug. 7.
owner of Zenyatta, continues to have doubts about his super mare’s
appearance here in the Clement L. Hirsch Stakes, a race over 1 1/16
miles on Del Mar’s Polytrack. The track was closed Thursday at 5 a.m.
after track officials noticed separation of materials had caused an
uneven surface shortly after horses took to the track at 4:30 a.m. for