Brown Trainee Headlines Durante

The New York-based Fluffy Socks (Slumber {GB}) tops a full field in Saturday's GIII Jimmy Durante S. at Del Mar. Graduating at second asking at Kentucky Downs Sept. 7, the bay followed suit with a win in Pimlico's Selima S. Oct. 3 over a yielding course. She missed by a nose last time in Belmont's Chelsey Flower S. Nov. 1. Godolphin homebred Javanica (Medaglia d'Oro) takes another crack at stakes company after rallying to be second in the Glorious Song S. on the Woodbine synthetic Oct. 17. The bay earned...

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Friday's Racing Insights: Babies Take to the Turf at Del Mar

7th-DMR, $55K, Msw, 2yo, f, 5 1/2fT, post time: 8:09 p.m ET PIZZAZZ (War Front) is the latest to make the races from A Little Bit Sassy (More Than Ready), who carried the silks of this filly's breeder Ramona Bass to a victory over future GISW Istanford (Istan) in the 2014 Edgewood S. and a pair of graded placings, including that year's GII Lake George S. Second dam Miss A. Bomb (Lemon Drop Kid) was a debut winner at Turfway before notching a pair of black-type events on synthetic tracks...

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