Review of Del Mar Futurity ,Grade I, at Del Mar on September 3

Race 9. Del Mar Futurity ,Grade I. For two-year-old at seven furlongs on dirt. Purse $300,000.


PP Horse Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Sparky Ville Gary L. Stevens Jeff Bonde 20/1
2 Rowayton Drayden Van Dyke Jerry Hollendorfer 3/1
3 Roadster Mike Smith Bob Baffert 6/5
4 Savagery Joseph Talamo Peter Miller 15/1
5 Spin Lightning Flavien Prat Jeff Mullins 6/1
6 Sigalert Tyler Baze John W. Sadler 8/1
7 Game Winner Mario Gutierrez Bob Baffert 4/1


Roadster won his debut on  July 29, when he stalked and pounced to a 4 1/4 lengths victory going six furlongs.

Rowayton is coming off a 1 3/4-length debut win July 21 at Del Mar.

Game Winner is coming off his debut victory on August 18.

Other Del Mar debut winners in the Futurity include: Spin Lightning  winning by 1 1/4 lengths on August 12 and Sigalert winning by half-length on August 4.

Savagery won his last race a maiden claiming race.

Sparky Ville ran second in the Best Pal.

Our Top Three Picks:

  • Roadster
  • Game Winner
  • Rowayton


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