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By Joe Naiman
Village News Correspondent 

Prince Earl wins Del Mar Mile


Last updated 9/9/2019 at 10:49am

Prince Earl, a 4-year-old gelding stabled at the San Luis Rey Training Center, won the Del Mar Mile Stakes race, Aug. 18, at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club.

Although he entered the stretch sixth among the 10 horses competing, Prince Earl won the one-mile turf race by three-quarters of a length over second-place Sharp Samurai.

“The strategy was just to utilize the post position and save as much run as we could,” trainer Phil D’Amato said. “All of those things worked out the way we hoped.”

The race was the fifth for Prince Earl, who won his first two career races last year as a 3-...

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