Opening Day

When: Friday, July 16, 2021
Type: Promotion

There's race day... and then there's Opening Day. Don your fascinators, grab your best suit and join us for Opening Day at Del Mar on Friday, July 16th. This day is not only about big bets and fast horses, but celebrating the season in style.

Make sure to put your best hat forward and participate in the famous Opening Day Hats Contest

Tickets Coming Soon


Friday, July 16
 Gates Open 12:00 PM
 First Race 2:00 PM
 Hats Contest Entries Close 3:00 PM
 Runhappy Oceanside Stakes Race 9 6:00 PM
 Last Race 6:30 PM


How to Watch
Watch Del Mar Live on TVG each race day. Available through your cable or streaming provider.
Stream to your TV, Mobile or Roku with a subscription to RTN. Every race, every screen, every day.


  • For more information on Del Mar's fan safety policies click here

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