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Clement L. Hirsch Stakes

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What the Nation is saying about the Clement L. Hirsch Stakes...

Lady of Fifty rallied from the clouds at 10-1 under jockey Corey Nakatani to win Saturday’s Grade I $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes at Del Mar.Read More
Friday’s Del Mar Recap – August 2 (Day 13) Polytrack played fair with the lone wire job occurring in the 5.5f finale. A stalk and pounce type nabbed the lone 8.5f turf race carded. Turf rail was set at 14 feet. Rafael Bejarano and Martin Pedroza both booted home a pair. On the ticket front I tabbed ...Read More
  • Sully · Similar method, some different picks. Primaries are before the dash, secondaries after. 5-2,4,6 w 8-1,5,10 w 2,3-8 w 9-2,8 w 3,5-2,12 w 2,7. · 340 days ago ·
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Eight challengers were entered Wednesday to face defending champion Include Me Out in Saturday’s Grade I $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes.Read More
Include Me Out is set to defend her title Saturday in the $300,000 Grade I Clement L. Hirsch Stakes. Same daughter of Include only, at five, a year older. Same 1-1/16-mile race, same Breeders’ Cup Challenge series affiliation as a “Win and You’re In” automatic qualifier for the $2 million Ladies’ Cl...Read More
Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer will aim to add to his 15 stakes victories at Del Mar and extend a streak of at least one stakes win at the track to a seventh year when he sends out multiple representatives in Friday’s $200,000 Real Good Deal Stakes and Saturday’s $300,000 Grade I Clement L....Read More
Jay Em Ess Stable’s Include Me Out, with Joe Talamo in the saddle, made amends for her upset defeat in the Vanity Handicap at odds-on in mid-June with a hard-earned victory in Saturday’s featured Grade I $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes for older fillies and mares. Given a well-timed ride by regula...Read More
Friday Del Mar Recap – August 3 (5 out of 6) A trio of six furlong wire jobs (Polytrack) on Friday. A stalker and a wire job made up the two flat mile turf winners (rail at 14 feet). Rafael Bejarano booted home a pair. Trainer Dan Hendricks saddled two winners for owner Judi Partridge. On the ticket...Read More
Jay Em Ess Stable’s Include Me Out, upset as the 3-5 favorite in the Vanity Handicap at Betfair Hollywood Park in mid-June, will be seeking redemption Saturday when she heads a field of eight older fillies and mares in the 42nd running of the Grade I $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes at Del Mar. Read More
After Breeders' Cup chaos, maybe it is Acclamation who could be the big winner...Read More
After her neck winning thriller over Theyskens’ Theory in Saturday’s Garden City Stakes (Gr. I), I began to ponder about all of the grey and roan thoroughbreds out there today. The greats usually come few and far between but last couple years have proven different as there are a handful of them whic...Read More
Turbulent Descent and Zazu both turned in excellent performances on Saturday, proving the 3-year-old filly division remains strong, and form has held up exceptionally well during the year.Read More
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  • BigAConfidential · Nice work as always, Brian. Agreed on Zazu, game in defeat. Very interesting to see where she goes from here. Love to see her come east for the Beldame. · 1066 days ago ·
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  • KyOaksRunner · Thanks Joe. I'm guessing they'll send her back against her own age group next time. If she doesn't she risks losing the award if another filly (like It's Tricky) continues to dominate their age group. · 1065 days ago ·
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Zenyatta ran her record to a perfect 18-for-18 while winning the...Read More
California-bred Ultra Blend, the longest shot in the field at 10-1 despite an ultra consistent record, rallied from last place to win the Grade I Clement L. Hirsch Stakes under Tyler Baze Saturday at Del Mar. Read More
Considerable zest has been added to the recipe for Saturday’s Clement L. Hirsch with another ‘Z’ horse of the Mosses, Zazu, in a field of seven for the 1 1/16-mile Polytrack run.Read More
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  • lsbrilliance77 · there's a chance that ZAZU will Win over SWITCH. But, Hummm, I wouldn't bet on it. lol :) · 1068 days ago ·
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  • lsbrilliance77 · Or Would I? I think I'd put them both at the top, I like the name Switch better, because of the singing group back in the days · 1068 days ago ·
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Saturday’s Pick 6 from Del Mar includes four Polytrack races and two grass events. The feature race is the Grade 1 Clement L Hirsch for fillies and mares traveling a mile and a sixteenth on synthetic footing. Morning line favorite Switch frequently fires Exacta shots and she has been very competitiv...Read More
Standout 3-year-old filly Zazu was supplemented to Saturday’s Clement L. Hirsch Stakes, adding another marquee name to the event won the last three years by now-retired superstar Zenyatta.Read More
Our favorite part of the year is upon us with the turf meeting the surf for the 72nd season of racing paradise at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club...Read More
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  • Raidr30 · Mr. Commons just changed that. First Favorite to finally win! · 1085 days ago ·
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  • mdoche · Chalky end to the day with a meager Pick 4 payout. · 1085 days ago ·
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Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Moss' unbeaten equine phenomenon Zenyatta continued her march toward Thoroughbred racing immortality Saturday as she won her 18th consecutive race with a narrow but convincing  victory in the Grade I  $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes before an admiring audience of ...Read More
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  • podduenas · pacepal_pete you forgot to mention another great West Coast horse, Blind Luck who also won the Kentucky Oaks and is the best 3yr old female out there and will probably win the Lady's Classic this year---Forget about Rachel Alexandra VS Zenyatta, Zenyatta is better----I want to see · 1430 days ago ·
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  • podduenas · oops!!! I really want to see Rachel Alexandra VS Blind Luck!!!!!!!!!1 · 1430 days ago ·
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Sunday’s pick six from Del Mar includes the Grade 2 Best Pal Stakes for 2-year-olds traveling six one one-half furlongs on Polytrack. J P’s Gusto is the 2-1 morning line favorite but is stuck down on the rail and will not offer much value. Western Mood could be sitting on ready in his 3rd career sta...Read More
The Zenyatta camp held back from an all out commitment to run her in the G1 Clement L. Hirsch until she got a few "strolls around the Polytrack".  I was at the barn today and the report is all systems go!  The hesitation to commit stemmed from a concern about Zenyatta's affinity for the Po...Read More
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  • cugel the clever · Z beats a bunch of nobodies by a short head in Standardbred time (1:45+ for 8 1/2 furlongs). What a farce. Most NW3/L have better fields than this. Will be interesting to see how honest is the Beyer figure for this race. No way it should be over 90. · 1432 days ago ·
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  • sdnaples · Hey Cugel the Stupid.....Zenyatta let the speed horses run the 1/2 in 50 and then beat them down the stretch. · 1432 days ago ·
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Race Results & Past Performances

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View DetailsView Video08/03/13Dmr81 1/16 mS03+ FClement L. Hirsch Stakes-G1Lady of FiftyMore ChocolateByrama1:42.96
View Details08/04/12Dmr81 1/16 mS03+ FClement L. Hirsch Stakes-G1Include Me OutStar BillingAmani1:41.96
View DetailsView Video08/06/11Dmr81 1/16 mS03+ FClement L. Hirsch Stakes-G1Ultra BlendZazuSwitch1:42.28
View DetailsView Video08/07/10Dmr91 1/16 mS03+ FClement L. Hirsch Stakes-G1ZenyattaRintervalPrincess Taylor1:45.03
View DetailsView Video08/09/09Dmr81 1/16 mS03+ FClement L. Hirsch Stakes-G1ZenyattaAnabaa's CreationLethal Heat1:43.24
View DetailsView Video08/02/08Dmr91 1/16 mS03+ FClement L. Hirsch Stakes-G2ZenyattaModelTough Tizs Sis1:41.48
View Details08/05/07Dmr81 1/16 mS03+ FClement L. Hirsch Stakes-G2Nashoba's KeyBai And BaiBalance1:48.29
View DetailsView Video08/10/03Dmr81 1/16 mD03+ FClement L. Hirsch Stakes-G2AzeriGot KokoTropical Blossom1:42.12
View Details08/11/02Dmr11 1/16 mD03+ FClement L. Hirsch Stakes-G2AzeriAngel GiftSe Me Acabo0:00.00
View Details08/26/84Dmr81 1/16 mD03+ FChula Vista Handicap-G3Princess Rooney  1:40.20