Hernandez, D’Amato, Klaravich and Reddam Secure Del Mar Fall Meet Titles 

December 3, 2023

Phil D’Amato (left) and Juan Hernandez (Benoit Photo)

Del Mar Press Release

DEL MAR, Calif.—Juan Hernandez rode 11 winners over the Thanksgiving weekend vaulting him past defending champion Flavien Prat into a lead in Del Mar jockey standings he would never relinquish as he won the Bing Crosby Season title with 21 victories. Prat finished second with 19. It’s Hernandez’ second fall meet riding crown and fourth title overall at the seaside oval. 

Phil D’Amato clinched the trainers title with 14 wins, including four stakes victories. It is D’Amato’s third straight fall meet title and fourth straight Del Mar trainers’ title overall. Peter Miller and Bob Baffert were the closest to D’Amato with eight wins apiece. 

Klaravich Stables of Seth Klarman of Boston, MA. secured the owners title based on earnings thanks to Surge Capacity’s run up the rail and win in the G1 Matriarch. Klaravich and trainer Chad Brown won both Grade I races on closing weekend and $360,500 during the Bing Crosby Season. Reddam Racing had the most wins by an owner with three.

Juan Hernandez7021$1,067,120
Flavien Prat6019$1,024,008
Antonio Fresu7711$875,920
Edwin Maldonado497$360,240
Kyle Frey676$321,056
Umberto Rispoli536$463,300
J.G. Torrealba316$240,180
Geovanni Franco375$216,560
Hector Berrios305$346,752
Ramon Vazquez444$310,960
Philip D’Amato5914$883,140
Peter Miller498$395,560
Bob Baffert268$455,508
Doug F. O’Neill487$407,428
George Papaprodromou345$201,004
Peter Eurton245$251,040
Robert B. Hess, Jr.205$199,540
Mark Glatt234$261,200
Steve R. Knapp324$181,300
Tim Yakteen204$188,700
Klaravich Stables32$360,500
Reddam Racing163$155,440
Madaket Stables11$120,000
Red Rafa Stud11$120,000
D. J. Stable31$97,100
Jay Em Ess Stable62$91,178
Gary Barber102$90,720
C R K Stable92$87,420
Hronis Racing111$77,200

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