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Del Mar Turf Mile Record To Valleys
Juddmonte home-bred 4YO entire Three Valleys (Diesis-Skiable, by Niniski) broke the Del Mar track record for 8 furlongs on turf with victory in the US$330,000 Gr2 Del Mar Breeders' Cup Handicap, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Three Valleys (ridden by Patrick Valenzuela for trainer Bobby Frankel) defeated We All Love Aleyna (by Nines Wild) & Wild Buddy (by Line In The Sand) in 1min 33.21sec; the previous record was set by Touch Of The Blues in August 2003. Three Valleys (who won England's 2003 Gr3 Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot as a 2YO) now has 4 wins in 10 starts.