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By Tom Ferrall
Staff Writer 

Del Mar opens Fall Racing Festival Nov. 9


Last updated 11/12/2018 at 6:14pm

Horses charge down the stretch on the turf at Del Mar, which presents its Fall Racing Festival Nov. 9 through Dec. 2.

Del Mar opens its Fall Racing Festival Friday, Nov. 9, and more than 200 horses from the San Luis Rey Training Center in Bonsall are taking up residency at the seaside racetrack.

Del Mar racing secretary David Jerkens reported that horses stabled in San Luis Rey's temporary, giant tent-like barns have been relocated to Del Mar while a sprinkler system is installed in those barns.

"We're estimating 225 horses from San Luis Rey to be on our property," said Jerkens, adding that more than 20 trainers from the Bonsall facility relocated to Del Mar.

The horses stabled in the main barns at San...

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