Sport of Kings— it’s all about winning!
The world of horse racing heats up in the beautiful beach town of Del Mar, CA where rival syndicates battle for supremacy. The women have invaded and they’re competing, they’re winning, and they’re conquering this “Sport of Kings”. It’s man against woman, brother against sister, and husband against wife.
Watch summer days turn to summer nights, and playful wagers turn to heated fights, after the money pours and champagne flows, family ties will be tested, allegiances will be divided, and a winner will be crowned.
Each week we follow the horse racing industry’s largest characters as they train champion thoroughbreds, acquire investors, and embody the overall extravagance of the Del Mar lifestyle. This docu-series showcases the unique competition of horse racing syndicates and the lives they lead on and off the track. A group of beautiful people, marred by massive egos, and family rivalries, packaged into three dynamic syndicates – it’s winner take all.
The Flying Fillies
Owned and operated by Karen Headley, a devoted trainer and member of the legendarily eccentric Headley horse racing clan, along with Nanci Dahl, a sportscaster, fitness model, and savvy saleswoman. This multifaceted crew of females want to use their combination of superior work ethic and industry insight to crush the competition, and prove that women, including their team of “ultra” competitive financial backers, led by Mirjam Jaeger, a free skiing finalist at the Sochi Olympic Games, can and will dominate in the male-centric world of horse racing.
Award-winning restaurateur, and “Chef to the Stars”, Jeffrey Strauss has a flair for presentation, showmanship, and an unquestionable talent for taste that has delighted the palates of the world’s most powerful business brokers, socialites, United States presidents, and foreign dignitaries alike. When he is not entertaining guests and potential clients at his renowned Pamplemousse Grille, Jeff is immersed in the world of horse racing where he utilizes his talents to acquire championship caliber thoroughbreds.
Great Friends Stables
Sports television and radio personality, and schmoozer extraordinaire, Scott Kaplan teams up with Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Executive VP Craig Dado to bring together a group of investors whom have equal parts interest in winning races, and being a pivotal force in the Del Mar social scene.