Suited for horses at least 3 years old, the Pacific Classic Stakes (currently known as the TVG Pacific Classic) first began in 1991 and is run over a distance of 10 furlongs.
The race takes place in August in Del Mar, California, there is a $1 million prize pot for the winner of the left-handed, dirt track race. In 2003, Candy Ride set the fastest time record of 1:59.11, and no horse has managed more than 2 wins on the track, with Richard's Kid;s second victory in 2010 the joint-record with Skimming and Tinners Way's records. Most recently, the race was won by Collected in a time of 2 minutes.
Del Mar Racetrack
2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard
Del Mar, CA - 92014
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Racing Dates: July - November Max Per Race Payout: US$ 30,000 Main track (polytrack): 1-mile oval with chutes for 7/8- and 1
1/4-mile races Length of stretch from last turn to finish line: 919 ft Track width: 80 ft Composition: Polytrack Turf: 7/8-mile oval with chute for 1 1/16- and 1 1/8-mile races Length of stretch from last turn to finish line: 761 ft Width of stretch: 63 ft Turf composition: Hybrid Bermuda GN-1