Saturday, July 28 2012
Del Mar Stable Notes—July 27, 2012
It has been nearly three years since Rail Trip made his only Del Mar start. That was the 2009 Pacific Classic when Rail Trip, then considered one of the top handicap horses in the country, was beaten as the 5-2 favorite, finishing third behind Richard’s Kid.
Trainer Ron Ellis, who has had the one-time stable star back in his care for around seven months, will send out an older and adversity-experienced Rail Trip in a different race on Saturday – the Grade II, $200,000 San Diego Handicap – with an open mind.
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