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DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 22, 2020) – California-breds North County Guy, Acclimate, Ward ‘n Jerry and Marckie’s Water are entered in Friday’s $200,000 Grade II Hollywood Turf Cup Stakes at Del Mar.
North County Guy is by The Pamplemousse, out of the Unusual Heat mare Warmth, was bred by Edward Allred, is owned by Messineo or Sands and is trained by Richard Baltas. He has five wins in 26 starts, earnings of $256,147 and is coming off a win in an Oct. 9 optional claimer.
Multiple graded winner Acclimate is by Acclamation, out of the Boundary mare Knows No Bounds, was bred by Old English Rancho, Sal and Patsy Berumen, is owned by Ellwood Johnston Trust, Timmy Time Racing or Tevelde and is trained by Phil D’Amato. He has six wins in 18 starts, earnings of $365,872 and is coming off a ninth in the Nov. 2 Breeders’ Cup Turf.
Ward ‘n Jerry is by Lucky Pulpit, out of the Dehere mare Tamarack Bay, was bred by owners Mr. & Mrs. Larry Williams and is trained by Mike Puype. He has six wins in 23 starts, earnings of $388,079 and is coming off an eighth in the Aug. 22 Del Mar Handicap. He was third in this race last year.
Marckie’s Water is by Tribal Rule, out of the Stravinsky mare Russian River, was bred by Frank Mermenstein & Tom McCronklin, is owned by Little Red Feather Racing or Tavares and is trained by Peter Eurton. He has six wins in 21 starts, earnings of $517,534 and is coming off an eighth in an Oct. 9 optional claimer. He was fourth in this race two years ago.