$1 Million Pacific Classic Is Highlight at Del Mar

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club will play host to the richest stakes event in its history--the $1 million Pacific Classic--on Aug. 10, during a 1991 season with a $4.2 million stakes lineup.

The Pacific Classic, a 1 1/4-mile run for 3-year-olds and up, will be broadcast nationally on ABC’s “Wide World of Sports” as part of a new series on American championship racing.

Del Mar’s 43-day season, which runs from July 24 to September 11, will include 30 stakes races.


Point Loma Nazarene, which won the NAIA District 3 and the Golden State Athletic Conference, will play Wayland Baptist in Jackson, Tenn. on Thursday in the first round of the NAIA National Tournament.

Point Loma Nazarene (24-7) is seeded 28th, Wayland Baptist (25-7) is seeded fifth.



Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras will play an exhibition match to benefit the San Diego State University Aztec Athletic Foundation today at 2 p.m. at the Rancho Bernardo Inn. The match will follow an hour long exhibition by the SDSU men’s and women’s teams.


Today’s scheduled softball game between San Diego State and UC Santa Barbara has been postponed because of wet grounds. The contest has not been rescheduled.

Wet grounds also forced the postponement of today’s baseball game between UC Irvine and U.S. International.