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Contents F E AT U R E S

Take a Plane, Take a Train, Take a Horse Average attendance at the races for the last decade is more than one million visitors per year—a third of the entire population of San Diego. Most go simply to see and be seen. A select few, however, hold a much greater stake in the events.

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Jet Set Travel Trends On the road again? Stay on top of the world with this season’s must-have travel accessories. With everything from travel bags to bathing suits you’re sure to find something to add to your travel collection this summer.

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A Second Life Nestled in a valley between the Tehachapi Mountains and the Mojave Desert sits Tranquility Farm, home to more than 100 thoroughbred racehorses that are either retired or waiting for adoption.

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It Does a Body Good Some of the most effective spa treatments around are all-natural and utilize ingredients you could easily find on the lunch menu. Read on to see what does a body good and which local spas do it best.

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On The Cover | High fashions for the Del Mar race track. Cover Photo By: John Schell | Styled By: Steffani Symons Directed By: Heather Winfield | Hair+Makeup By: Studio Savvy - Courtney Cathleen Hat By: Wyatt Health and Boutique | Dress By: BCBG from Tre Boutique Jewelry By: Swiss Watch Gallery & Fine Jewelers, La Jolla 858-622-9000

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New in Town Keep in the know of San Diego County’s latest additons and changes to the local business scene.

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Fat in the Fire Understanding the physiology behind how we store fat is vital to our health.

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And Away They Go To help ring in the 75th anniversary of the historic Del Mar Races, we’ve compiled a list of some of the greatest moments in the track’s storied history.


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LETTER From The EDITOR

It’s been 75 years since Bing Crosby greeted the first fan to pass through the gates at the Del Mar Races. Back then, the venue was a playground for Old Hollywood, a place to watch and be watched. Today, the races are, just as their marketing touts—as “cool as ever.” The San Diego institution still attracts the region’s shakers and movers, drawn to the allure that accompanies speed and power. There’s something about the grace of the horses, the thrill of the race that brings us back every year. It’s a spirited event that captures the essence of who we are as a county. The races are San Diego. In this issue, we celebrate our ties to “where the surf meets the turf ” by overviewing the races’ storied past and promising future. We talk to horse owners and introduce Tranquility Farm, an organization that takes in retired and injured thoroughbreds. And, of course, we bring you the latest in trend and Del Mar fashions. Much has changed in the last 75 years, but much is the same. The Del Mar Races opened in spite of the Great Depression and saw its way through several ups and downs. Similarly, today’s story shows the power of spirit in the face of adversity. And the record crowds entering the gates on Opening Day show one thing: the spirit of San Diego remains the same.

Jeanette Calo Cheers,

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Rosalie has been writing in one capacity or another—in public relations, marketing, events coordination and advertising—for 25 years. In the last six years, she has dedicated her time fully to writing articles for magazines, websites and blogs. Rosalie has written two books, and is currently working on a third. She enjoys art, music and good food, and is the world’s fastest speed typist!

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Joyce is a freelance writer who received her Bachelor’s degree in journalism and English literature from Point Loma Nazarene University. At the onset of her journalism career, Joyce was editorial director for Volunteer San Diego and wrote for San Diego Business Commerce.

Steffani Symons | Steffani Symons is a San Diego-based fashion stylist. She is making a name for herself with her amazing eye for fashion and one-of-a-kind styling. She is excited to be working with FINE Magazine and providing it’s readers with the most up-to-date fashionable looks!

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Luke Travis | After graduating from U.C. Berkeley with a degree in English, Luke began work as a grant-writer for the Community Rejuvenation Project—a nonprofit organization committed to blightabatement and child-development. Luke is a monthly contributor to FINE Magazine, and continues to work as the Bay Area Correspondent for BxC Baron, a music journalism website that seeks out new and emerging talent.

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Take a Plane, Take a Train, Take a Horse Local thoroughbred owners prefer to take a horse to Del Mar. By Luke Travis

jockeys to leave their home for several years to shadow a pro A little more than a century ago, horse-racing was the second or an expert. most popular sport in the United States, behind only Major “It’s not very formalized,” Bloom says of the training. “Most League baseball. But when Bing Crosby and Pat O’Brian jockeys learn at a farm, but there was a guy who took me in and opened the Del Mar Racetrack in 1937, the popularity of trained me to be a jockey.” By age 17, Bloom was horse-racing had reached an all-time low. No one ready to go professional, and continued competing even knew how long the facilities would endure. for nine straight years. More than 60 years later, the racetrack stands Since then, Bloom recently launched his own as one of San Diego’s most notable landmarks. company, Bloom Racing Stable LLC, and owns It is an integrated part of our city’s identity. And and manages six different horses. His horses starting this month, horse fever takes hold of San compete in the Del Mar Races yearly. Diego. “We’re just kind of building up,” Bloom says, Average attendance at the races for the last decade having only been in the game a few years, “but is more than one million visitors per year—a third Majestic City, one of ours, was one of the topof the entire population of San Diego. Most go Jeff Bloom of Bloom racing Stable LLC rated two year olds nationally.” simply to see and be seen. A select few, however, Even after meeting with some early success, hold a much greater stake in the events. Bloom acknowledges that thoroughbred ownership is a labor Jeff Bloom recently threw his hat into the game of horse of love. ownership—but he is no novice. Although he had no family “Everyone will tell you horse-racing is for the lifestyle of it,” history or prior experience in the sport, the former jockey he explains. “It’s a tough business model. Kind of like being claims he knew his fate on his first visit to Del Mar: “The the owner of a sports franchise.” second I walked into that place, I knew then and there that The biggest obstacle for an owner to overcome, according that was what I wanted to do.” to Bloom, is impatience. With horses getting injured regularly Arrangements were soon made for the young Bloom, then and the process of training being naturally time-consuming 14 years old, to train at the San Luis Rey Downs, an auxiliary and laborious, it can come as quite a heartbreak to see a horse training track in Bonsall. It is common practice for aspiring

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lose. But Bloom maintains that “whether you are talking about a horse running in a big or a small race, when you see your horse finish first, it’s an amazing feeling.” If winning anywhere is exhilarating, then winning at Del Mar touches on the sublime. “San Diego is a paradise for racing horses,” Bloom says. “You’ve got the best trainers, best jockeys, biggest purses. Del Mar will always be the best racetrack in the country. For most jockeys it’s like a working vacation.” The Del Mar races are by nature much different than other tracks in SoCal. Jon Lindo, local horse owner and handicapper, sums up the differences well. “Del Mar is unique because it is just seven weeks a year in San Diego,” Lindo explains. “With year-round racing in Los Angeles, you lose some of the excitement of going to the races on a day-in, day-out basis.” The brevity of the season lends itself to a more festive environment as well. “Everything stops in San Diego on opening day,” Lindo says. “It really becomes a seven-week party where you run into everyone you know.” Lindo has been owning and racing horses since 1986. Currently, he has eight horses in training with Bill Spawr. Like Bloom, Lindo believes success in thoroughbred ownership is

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largely contingent on being patient. “Patience” and “being realistic” are his key phrases, which he claims are even more necessary “while the bills are running.” “It doesn’t matter if you have $80,000 invested in a horse and that they can only win, for example, at the $25,000,” he says of managing horses, “Better to win and generate the purse earning than continue to get beat.” In addition to supervising his own stable, Lindo also works as a handicapper for the North County Times. Apparently, handicapping, or predicting the winners, is much more an art than a science. “There’s so much to it,” Lindo says. “You start with simple things like pace, and then figure out who’s going to be in the lead, try and figure out which horses are good on grass and which on turf, and then look at pedigree.” The list of considerations is so long, and the number of confounding variables so high, that handicappers are compelled to manage what to most might seem like an impossible task. But Lindo insists that, in the end, “We’re just trying to figure out when a horse is right for a place.” Like handicapping, horse ownership is also an art, equally blessed and plagued by a series of variables. And that’s what we love most about our yearly horse fever.


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Fat in the Fire

Understanding the physiology behind how we store fat is vital to our health. By Dr. Kellee Rutley

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ummer is in full swing, complete with the season’s poolside parties, outdoor soirees and tropical getaways. But this fun in the sun can strike fear in the hearts of those who dread donning summer’s more revealing attire. Unfortunately, even a glimpse of a bikini-clad mannequin in a store window can make someone fall for a fad diet or weight-loss gimmick out of sheer desperation. It’s no surprise that weight loss is a billion dollar industry. Americans spend more on nutritional supplements, health club memberships and weight loss surgeries than all other countries combined— yet we still have the “fattest” population, and our children are being diagnosed with Type II Diabetes at an alarming rate. So, why are we so overweight? While the word “obese” conjures images of very large individuals, “metabolically obese normal weight subjects” have been described in medical research since the 1990s. This means that the BMI (body mass index) is dead. Having a normal BMI—or a normal height-to-weight ratio—is irrelevant in many cases. Many Americans have a normal

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BMI, but are still characterized by a higher-than-acceptable body fat-to-lean muscle mass ratio. And this normal weight obesity (NOW) is significantly associated with cardiometabolic dysregulation and a high prevalence of metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome, or syndrome X, is a combination of four factors that are strong predictors of serious health risks: abdominal fat, high cholesterol levels, high blood pressure and high blood glucose levels. A person does not have to exhibit all four factors to be at risk, and none of these factors need be extremely high to be considered present. Understanding the physiology behind how we store fat, how we burn fat and how we maintain weight loss once it has been achieved is vital to our health as individuals. If eating less and exercising more were the answer to the problem, we could all stand and cheer. While exercise is a very important part of maintaining a healthy weight and building lean muscle—the engine that burns calories—Americans have been trying to eat less and exercise their way to weight loss for decades to no avail.


Losing fat rather than lean muscle mass requires us to reduce our sugar intake in order to use fat as energy. For most people who are struggling with extra weight in the form of body fat, the problem is sugar. After a lifetime of eating processed, carbohydrate- and sugar-laden foods, our pancreases are literally exhausted. Insulin is the primary fat storage hormone, and when it is circulating in the blood at high levels, the body will store carbohydrates as fat. Tissues then become resistant to the positive and necessary effects of insulin. Adding insult to injury are the chemicals we consume, unknowingly, that unleash metabolic chaos on our finely-tuned systems. Losing fat rather than lean muscle mass requires us to reduce our sugar intake in order to use fat as energy. If we have plenty of fruit smoothie in the gas tank, the body has no need to go into fat stores. Lean muscle mass must be maintained to avoid “rebounding� and regaining weight in the form of fat after it has been shed.

There are techniques and protocols to lose unhealthy fat and maintain lean mass. But if this is offered in the form of a stimulant drug or a pregnancy hormone, beware! There are no magic pills, miracle injections or exotic potions that will give us real and lasting changes in our weight and health. Weight loss should be supervised by a licensed healthcare professional who can monitor vital signs, body composition, health status and the potential need to adjust medications. Any weight loss method should target weight gain at its source, which is insulin resistance. Maintenance should include continued support and monitoring, as well as an exercise and eating plan that make sense. No diet is a vaccine against weight gain, and since most people regain weight after it has been lost, any program which does not offer a solid, whole food-based maintenance plan should be avoided like‌. sugar!

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ummer is the season to relax and recover, to relinquish life’s daily stresses and explore exciting new landscapes. Luckily, San Diegans don’t have to travel far to indulge in the unprecedented amenities of The Resort at Pelican Hill, a five-star property located on the coast of nearby Newport Beach. Backed by sweeping views of the Pacific, the resort’s architecture was influenced by Andrea Palladio’s designs of the Italian Renaissance. Coupled with Southern California’s trademark weather, Pelican Hill feels like an escape to the Italian seaside. “Guests expect an exceptional vacation experience when staying at America’s top-ranked resort,” says Kate Starr, the resort’s public relations manager. “The Resort at Pelican Hill transports guests a world away with its enviable location featuring endless ocean views, luxurious amenities, gracious personalized service and value.” Summer guests enjoy a variety of activities, including golf academies and clinics with professional golf extraordinaire

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Glenn Deck, who was recognized by Golf Magazine as one of the top 100 teachers in America. Beginners and avid golfers alike can improve their swings and putting skills with a selection of several golf packages, ranging from half-day to full-weekend excursions. Pelican Hill boasts two remarkable 18-hole ocean-view golf courses designed by Tom Fazio, both making the list of Golf Digest’s top 100 public golf courses in America. For extended relaxation—and to enhance golf games—the summer series includes YogaGolf, which combines a golf clinic with a sunset yoga session. “Whether you’re here for a day, a weekend or a longer summer vacation, we look forward to welcoming golfers… to experience the finest of Southern California golf,” says Steve Friedlander, vice president at the Pelican Hill Golf Club. The resort is also an ideal destination for a family vacation. Families can plan an extended stay at one of Pelican Hill’s secluded villas and experience some extensive relaxation with every personal appointment possible. There is a full concierge


Festa dell’Autunno

Experience the Traditions of Italy at Pelican Hill. To celebrate the harvest season, The Resort at Pelican Hill will hold the Festa dell’Autunno—a festival featuring live art, entertainment, authentic Italian fare and olive-inspired spa indulgences—from Nov. 2 – 4. Inspired by 750 mature olive trees growing on the resort property, the event marks the third annual pressing of Pelican Hill’s signature olive oil. Pelican Hill is offering special events and accommodations throughout the festival weekend. For more information, visit pelicanhill.com.

To create an architectural masterpiece in the image of Palladio, built upon the philosophical pedestal that humans are uplifted by striving for perfection, Pelican Hill mandates an emphasis on detail unsurpassed in the resort world. service with a personal butler on staff available around the

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And speaking of rooms, Pelican Hill is truly a home away from home, offering so much pampering and comfort that families may opt not to leave. Guests can select from the spacious two, three and four-bedroom floor plans, complete with a gourmet kitchen with all of the state-of the art appliances, marble-tiled bathrooms and 500-count threaded linens. After settling into their vacation sanctuary, parents can break away for a date night and dine in one of the awardwinning restaurants, including Andrea. Adults can enjoy

memorable for children. Activities for children include movie nights, introduction to yoga and junior golf camps. After enjoying individual preferences, families can reunite in the Coliseum Pool, the world’s largest circular pool. Surrounded by columns and arches accented with mosaic tiles, the pool is another tribute to Italy’s Golden Age. And while relaxing in a cabana, guests just might think they’ve gone to the Mediterranean.

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Nestled in a valley between the Tehachapi Mountains and the Mojave Desert sits Tranquility Farm, home to more than 100 thoroughbred racehorses that are either retired or waiting for adoption. The 40 acres of rich grasslands and oak trees serve as transitional space in which the thoroughbreds freely roam. The farm’s beauty is only surpassed by its mission, which is to prevent widespread slaughter that used to be the norm for unwanted racehorses. Day-to-day retirement and adoption efforts are directed by president and thoroughbred advocate, Priscilla Clark, who manages the farm with only two other staff members. There are many reasons a horse might come to Tranquility Farm, Clark explains. “Horses come to us sometimes due to injury that prevents them from competing,” she says. “Or they might just be slow racers—or sometimes they have had a successful race career and it’s just time to retire them. Of course, because the horse population has been over-bred at times, some come to us due to a flooded market.” Clark is passionate about Tranquility Farm’s mission. Coming from a thoroughbred background, Clark’s realization that unwanted horses were being slaughtered galvanized her into action. “I became compelled,” Clark says. “The slaughter was epic in earlier years—four times what it is now—and I felt I had to do something.” Gary Biszantz also felt he had to do something. He established

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contact with Clark in 1996, discussing how to improve and remedy the plight of unwanted and injured racehorses. In 1998, the two found an abandoned ranch. No stranger to taking action, Biszantz offered to outright purchase the property, which would later become Tranquility Farm, telling Clark, “I’ll just buy it.” “I was floored,” Clark recalls of the property, which Biszantz named the Harry A. Biszantz Memorial Center, after his father. “Besides the initial purchase Biszantz, together with contributors John and Geri Amerman, has contributed thousands of dollars to developing the infrastructure, along with maintaining ongoing care, rehabilitation and retraining efforts for the horses.” Despite these efforts, it’s becoming more and more difficult to place horses in new homes. “It used to be we could place approximately 50 percent of the horses in new homes, but that number has declined,” Clark says. “Even though our adoption fees are modest, it’s expensive to own a horse. In the current economic climate there are just fewer people able to maintain the expenses.” There is also a significant training gap between a thoroughbred and a pleasure horse. “We try to retrain as many horses as we can, but some are just not able to make the bridge from racing to becoming a pleasure horse, though a good number of them can,” says Clark, who has adopted out nearly 500 horses over the years. “Retrained thoroughbreds are still high voltage horses and


they do best with younger, energetic owners,” Clark says. “You’ve got to have a lot of energy for these horses—most do very well with owners having parallel personality and energy levels.” Approximately one quarter of Tranquility Farm’s revenue is contributed by the racing industry itself. Indeed, the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club donates a percentage of their proceeds raised from their Annual Charity Day. The remaining 75 percent of the farm’s budget is raised by individual donors, who are pillars of the program, along with other fund-raising activities. Even Biszantz’s daughter, Shannon Biszantz is equally committed, donating 5 percent of her own Real Estate Consulting business’ income to support the farm’s efforts. “We are always eager for fundraising help,” Clark says. “While we have a wonderful donor pool, we are also hopeful that the industry will expand contributions. Still, one of the best ways for horse people to donate to Tranquility Farm is to help us raise more money to support our retired and retrained

thoroughbreds.” Biszantz puts it in even stronger terms, believing now is the time for action, for the racing industry itself to do more. “What we established 15 years ago in Tranquility Farm was intended to be a model for a national effort. Ninety-six percent of proceeds we raise go for actual horse care, with the remaining funds going to administration,” he says. “Jockey clubs, owners, the Breeders Association and racetracks—every segment of the industry—could contribute, maybe between $10 to 20 million, distributing money to accredited retirement farms around the country.” Clark and Biszantz share an enormous sense of purpose and passion to provide the best life for the retired thoroughbred. Extending humane conditions and a second life these beautiful creatures is what Tranquility Farm is all about. If you are interested in adopting a horse or fund-raising on behalf of Tranquility Farm, call 661-823-0307 or visit tranquilityfarmtbs.org.

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The Del Mar Races celebrates 75 years of legend and excitement. To help ring in the 75th anniversary of the historic Del Mar Races, we’ve compiled a list of some of the greatest moments in the track’s storied history.

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DEL MAR RACES TIME LINE

1942 - 1944

1955 An Argentinean filly named Cipria wins a maiden race by a head, paying $263.40 for a $2 winning bet. No horse in the track’s history has ever paid more.

Del Mar shuts down as the United States enters World War II. Initially, the track’s grounds are used for training by the Marines, but are later converted into a manufacturing site for parts to B-17 bombers. When Japan surrenders, President Harry Truman declares August 15 a national holiday, and 20,324 turn out at the track to bet a whopping $958,476, a Del Mar record.

1938 The famous Seabiscuit-Ligaroti race draws 20,000 to the track. Seabiscuit wins by a nose as a radio audience listens on NBC Radio’s first national broadcast of a thoroughbred race.

1956 Johnny Longden becomes the world’s winningest jockey as he registers victory 4,871 on Labor Day. William Lee Shoemaker wins a remarkable 94 races during the meet’s 41-day run, a Del Mar standard that may never be topped.

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1960 Del Mar unveils its brand-new seveneighths mile turf course with a unique diagonal chute that allows for a mile and one-sixteenth and mile and oneeighth starts. The course is an instant success.

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1991 For the inaugural edition of the track’s richest and most prestigious race, John and Betty Mabee’s hometown favorite Best Pal zooms to an impressive tally in the $1-million Pacific Classic as the lone 3-year-old in a powerhouse lineup.

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Bing Crosby makes a final visit to the track he founded before passing away later that year. His memory lives on at Del Mar each summer by virtue of lore, legend and his nowfamous rendition of “Where the Turf Meets the Surf.”

1984

Del Mar sets a single-day record for attendance when 46,588 fans pour in sporting fancy hats and a carnivalesque spirit.

South African racing commentator Trevor Denman takes over the microphone on the Del Mar roof. From then on, it’s, “And away they go.”

1985 Del Mar completes an underground tunnel into its infield and fans flock to the center of the track for special events, picnics, Frisbee flings, concerts and close-up views of the thoroughbred action.

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On Labor Day, leading rider Victor Espinoza wins seven races on one card, a feat never before accomThe 75th season of the Del Mar plished at the shore oval. Races, including the one and only Truly Fabulous Hats Contest, opens on Wednesday, July 18. And away we go….

Bill Shoemaker surpasses Longden’s mark and becomes the new winningest rider with 6,033 wins.

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RACE DATE

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Fillies, three years old

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Three-year-olds

One Mile (Turf)

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Cougar II Handicap (Gr. III)

Friday, July 27

Three-year-olds and up

1 1/2 Miles

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Fleet Treat Stakes

Saturday, July 28

Fillies, three years old, bred in Calif.

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Three-year-olds and up

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Graduation Stakes

Wednesday, Aug. 1

Two-year-olds, bred in Calif.

5 1/2 Furlongs

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Real Good Deal Stakes

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Three-year-olds, bred in Calif.

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Clement L. Hirsh Stakes (Gr. I)

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Two-year-olds

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Fillies, two years old

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Fillies and mares, three years old and up

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Three-year-olds

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Green Flash Handicap

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Three-year-olds and up

Five Furlongs (Turf)

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Sandy Blue Handicap

Friday, Aug. 17

Fillies, three years old

One Mile (Turf)

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Del Mar Oaks (Gr.1)

Saturday, Aug. 18

Fillies, three years old

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Rancho Bernardo Handicap (Gr. III)

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CTT and Thoroughbred Owners of California Handicap

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Fillies and mares, three years old and up

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Three-year-olds and up

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DISTANCE

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Pat O’Brien Stakes (Gr. II)

Sunday, Aug. 26

Three-year-olds and up

Seven Furlongs

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Del Mar Mile (Gr. II)

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Three-year-olds and up

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Three-year-olds and up

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Fillies, two years old, bred in Calif.

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Three-year-olds

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Harry F. Brubaker Stakes

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Adoration Stakes

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Torrey Pines Stakes

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Del Mar Derby (Gr.II)

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I’m Smokin Stakes

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Fillies, two years old

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Fillies and mares, three years old and up

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Fillies and mares, three years old and up

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Pirate’s Bounty Stakes

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Three-year-olds and up

Six Furlongs

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Oak Tree Juvenile Turf

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Two-year-olds

One Mile (Turf)

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Two-year-olds

Seven Furlongs

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Opening Day at The San Diego Polo Club The San Diego Polo Club kicked off its 26th Summer Season with a sun-soaked Opening Day. More than 2,000 glamorous attendees came to show their support, a record attendance for the Polo Club. Complete with the presence of various sponsors including BMW of San Diego and Mini of San Diego, the event was nothing short of luxe and fashion. Opening Day was a wonderful and energetic foreshadowing of the polo season to come.  Photos Courtesy of the San Diego Polo Club | sandiegopolo.com 1.) Guests enjoying their day at The San Diego Polo Club 2.) Rob Heller, Jessica Michelle Blum, Marc Posthumus, Arianne Schumacher, Julien Brandt 3.) Pandora Van Buskirk, Tracy Bennett, Bettina Hahn Osborne, Kristi Pieper, Amy Van Buskirk, Barbara Kramer 4.) Michael Cavallaro, Keri Burton, Joan Burton, Moustafa Iman, Jessica Deleo & MJ Jenkins.


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WHITE COAT GALA The San Diego County Medical Society and the San Diego Medical Society Foundation hosted the 2012 “White Coat Gala: Celebrating 142 Years of Healing” to benefit Project Access San Diego. Mistress of Ceremonies, Kimberly Hunt of KGTV 10 News, facilitated the installation of 2012-2013 SDCMS President, Dr. Sherry Franklin, and recognized the achievements of Immediate Past President, Dr. Robert E. Wailes. Photos courtesy of the San Diego Medical Society | sdcmsf.org 1.) Assembly member Marty Block, Sherry Franklin, MD< SDCMS Foundation President 2012-2013 2.) Vivian Hudson, Tony Cordona, Mary Calhoun, Tim Trovato, and Jan Campbell 3.) James Hay, MD (president of the California Medical Association and Trisha Hay 4.) Robert Martin and Kelly Lenarcic

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Summer Solstice Party The private Hawaiian-themed cocktail affair celebrated the return of summer while benefitting Athletes for Education, San Diego Police Historical Society and Sports for Exceptional Athletes. Photos by Tom Truman |FINEsd.com

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Black & White party hosted Gallagher & Gallagher Attendees enjoyed a fantastic social VIP evening hosted by Gallagher & Gallagher at a stunning Rancho Santa Fe estate. This three-hour event included top shelf cocktails, wine, martini bar and amazing hors dâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;oeuvres. Photos by Tom Truman, Ed Brown, Julia Rado |FINEsd.com

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2012 Celebrity Poker Championship Benefiting the Brees Dream Foundation The 14th Annual Drew Brees Celebrity Championship’s three-day tournament was a huge success featuring 60 celebrities ranging from television stars to NFL players. First-, second- and third-place prizes include a Panerai timepiece from CJ Charles Jewelers, a private jet trip for eight from Scripps Aviation and the “ultimate” weekend stay at Pechanga Resort & Casino! Photos by Heather Winfield | drewbrees.com 1.) Vahid Moradi President of CJ Charles Jewelers & John Elais Executive Vice President of Guaranteed Rate 2.) Cynthia Jones and Trent Annacharico SVP/Regional Manager of Guaranteed Rate 3.) Lori Viapando and Jonathan JJ Jerotz 4.) Miss California Noelle Freeman and Lena Evans


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Rady Children’s Hospital’s highly anticipated Miracle Makers Gala Discovery & Miracles took place on Saturday, June 2 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego. More than 900 corporate and community partners were honored for the $12.8 million they raised in the past year, with an additional $184,000 in net proceeds raised by the event that night. Proceeds from the 2012 Miracle Makers Gala benefitted the Discovery Fund to support research and teaching. Photos courtesy of Rady Children’s Hospital | rchsd.org 1.) Austin Gatus and Kathleen Sellick, President and CEO of Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego 2.) Ann and Jimmy Byrd of Ledcor Construction, Inc. 3.) Our festive mixologist and guests enjoying the reception 4.) The Hamlins, the Vieiras and their friends dressed the part for a night of Discovery & Miracles 5.) Linda and David Hale, Chair of the Board of Trustees of Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego

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CASA KIDS CAMPUS The Casa Kids Campus will enable Casa de Amparo to expand and enhance programs and services to meeting evolving needs in child abuse treatment and prevention in the San Diego community. The $14 Million, 11.4-acre campus began construction in December, 2010. Photos provided by Casa de Amparo | casadeamparo.org

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ENCINITAS ROTARY WINE FESTIVAL The 9th Annual Encinitas Rotary Wine Festival held in the newest part of the San Diego Botanic Garden allowed guests to enjoy the gardens on the property as well as sample exquisite wines from all over the world. Guests also sampled dishes from local restaurants while listening to relaxed melodies played by top musicians. Photos by Norman Nyberg | encinitaswinefestival.com

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Art Exhibits & Events San Diego Museum of Art The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan,” through July 22 Alfonso V and the Pastrana Tapestries,” through Sept. 9 “Dynamic: Blue Note After Rivera,” through Sept.30 sdmart.org Scott White Contemporary Art “Clifford Smith: Light Matters,” through July 14 scottwhiteart.com

Theatre, Broadway & Dance San Diego Repertory Theatre “Zoot Suit,” through August 12 sdrep.org The Old Globe “Divine Rivalry,” through Aug. 5 “God of Carnage,” through Sept. 2 “Inherit the Wind,” through Sept. 25 2012 Old Globe Shakespeare Festival, through Sept. 30 “Inherit The Wind,” through Sept. 25 “Richard III,” through Sept. 29 “As You Like It,” though Sept. 30 oldglobe.org North Coast Rep Theatre “Dames At Sea, through July 29 northcoastrep.org


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La Jolla Playhouse “Blood and Gifts,” through July 8 “The Nightingale,” through Aug. 5 lajollaplayhouse.org San Diego Civic Theatre “Wicked,” through July 15 “Memphis,” July 24 – 29

July 26 Sheryl Crow at Humphreys By The Bay

CARDIFF BY THE SEA $2,495,000 Musical Performances San Diego Symphony The Temptations, July 13 – 14 Peking Acrobats, July 20 – 21 Music of ABBA, through July 28 sandiegosymphony.org

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Non-Profit Events and Fundraisers American Cancer Society Annual Discovery Gala July 11 main.acsevents.org 2012 Globe Gala July 28 oldglobe.org

Sports Tournaments and Walks Carlsbad Triathlon and Health Expo July 7 – 8 carlsbadca.gov 7th Annual Nikki St. Germain Memorial Golf Tournament July 14 Benefiting: Voice for Children and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network njsgolf.com World Championship Over-the-Line Tournament July 14-15 Benefiting: Old Mission Beach Athletic Club ombac.org

July 14-15 World Championship Over-the-Line Tournament

Take a Swing for Seacrest July 16 Benefiting: Seacrest Village Retirement Communities seacrestvillage.org 5th Annual 5K Lupus Awareness Walk July 22 Benefiting: The Lupus Foundation of Southern California lupussocal.org Solana Beach Triathlon and Duathon July 22 kozevents.com  


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The Mercury Insurance Open July 14-22 mercuryinsuranceopen.com

Fourth of July Events Independence Day BBQ and Fireworks (July 1) lacosta.com La Jolla Cove Fireworks Celebration lajollafireworks.org   Big Bay Boom Fireworks Show bigbayboom.com Coronado Independence Day Celebration/Fireworks ecoronado.com   Mission Bay Yacht Club Fireworks mbyc.com

Community Interest San Diego County Fair Through July 4 sdfair.com Del Mar Races July 18 – Sept. 5 dmtc.com Gluten-Free Padres Baseball Game July 21 padres.com La Jolla Fashion Film Festival July 26 – 28 ljfff.com OMA Summer Soirée July 28 oma-online.org La Jolla Concerts by the Sea Through Sept. 2 ljconcertsbythesea.com

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FINE magazine Vol6 Iss7  

In this issue, we celebrate our ties to “where the surf meets the turf ” by overviewingthe races’ storied past and promising future. We talk...

FINE magazine Vol6 Iss7  

In this issue, we celebrate our ties to “where the surf meets the turf ” by overviewingthe races’ storied past and promising future. We talk...