Donuts Day

When: Saturday July 29, Saturday August 12 @ 8 - 10 a.m.
Where: Seaside Terrace
Type: Event

Join us from 8:00-10:00 a.m. for free coffee, orange juice, and yummy donuts, as you take a behind-the-scenes look into the world of Thoroughbred racing. Track announcer Trevor Denman will host the festivities which include question and answer sessions with famous jockeys and trainers while watching the horses during their morning workouts.

August 12  Lineup of guests: 

Craig Dado, DMTC Chief Marketing Officer

Phil D'Amato, Trainer

Mike Smith, HOF Jockey


Other activities include a meet and greet with the Del Mar Mascot Pony Boy along with face painting, entertainers, and free prizes for the kids. Also, enter to win a Family Fun Pack.


  • Donuts Day is held from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. in the Seaside Terrace area at the west end of the Grandstand.
  • Park in the main parking lot off Jimmy Durante and mention Donut Days. Trams will transport patrons to the west end of Grandstand where the event is held.


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