2009 Pacific Classic (G1)

9/6/2009, Del Mar
1 1/4 m (Synthetic)
3+ M

What the Nation is saying about the 2009 Pacific Classic (G1)...

Richard's Kid, sent off at odds of 24-1, charged from far back with jockey Mike Smith aboard to win the $1 million Pacific Classic (gr. I) at Del Mar Sept. 6, nipping Einstein in an exhilarating finish.Read More
he Sunday Pick 6 from Del Mar includes the Grade 1 Pacific Classic, and it looks like a wide open renewal with Rail Trip, Colonel John, and Einstein the top three betting choices. Got my 5th Pick 6 conso of the meet on Saturday. Read More
Multiple grade 1 winner Colonel John schooled for trainer Eoin Harty during the races Saturday afternoon in preparation for Sunday's $1 million Pacific Classic. Colonel John heads a fieldRead More
The biggest race of the Del Mar season comes to us on Sunday with the Grade 1 $1,000,000 Pacific Classic. Those of you who follow this blog know that I was very much behind Rail Trip when he won the GradeRead More
According to Ron Ellis, Rail Trip is training up top the Pacific Classic in brilliant form. This is shaping up to be a good one.
A multitude of the Thoroughbred news on Thursday focused on the excellent Einstein. First of all, he was purchased by Magna magnate, Frank Stronach. The five-time Grade 1 winner was purchased fromRead More
Rail Trip will take on Colonel John and Einstein in the Pacific Classic at Del Mar on Sunday. The $1 million race is the annual highlight of the racing calendar at the seaside oval.Read More
Nineteen top-notch runners, including four millionaires and a pair of 3-year-olds, have been nominated to run in Del Mar's $1 million Pacific Classic (gr. I) on Sept. 6.Read More
How unforgettable is this horse? Misremembered is certainly one that Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert will have no trouble remembering, especially since the talented son of CandyRead More
Direct from Del Mar Racetrack, Larry Zap provides a glimpse of some of the quality horses training for upcoming stakes, including Mi Sueno and Sterling Outlook working for the Grade 1 Del Mar Debutante and Del Mar Futurity.Read More
Einstein, the richest North American horse currently in training with more than $2.7-million in purses, will ship to Del Mar on Aug. 31 to compete in Del Mar's Pacific Classic (gr. I) on Labor Day Sunday, Sept. 6.Read More
Having a reigning Kentucky Derby winner run at Del Mar is a rare thing. War Emblem's appearance in the 2002 Pacific Classic (6th) was the last time it has happened. And considering the stir that Mine That Bird has created with the Derby win and Preakness runner-up finish, having the little gelding ...Read More
  • mdracing69 · Would be cool to see The Bird fly out west to tackle older Pacific Classic foes on Sept 6th. At this stage, the SoCal handicap division is weak. · 1791 days ago ·

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