2022 Summer Incentive Programs
|Ship & Win|
Start a horse at Del Mar this summer, who last ran out of state, to take advantage of the Ship & Win program.
Out of state horses are eligible to participate in Del Mar's substantial Ship & Win incentives aimed to both increase runners & horse population in California.
|Maiden Dirt Bonus|
Del Mar is offering a 25% purse bonus to runners, of any age, in the following maiden races on the dirt:
Purse Bonus will be awarded directly to ownership and applies to earnings for places 1-5.
Trainers must have fewer than 60 horses on the Southern California circuit to qualify for the program.
Horses may qualify for both the Ship & Win and the Maiden Dirt Bonus. For Example:
|Breeders' Cup Challenge Series|
Del Mar will host six automatic qualifying races during the international 2022 Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series.
As part of the enhanced benefits program for Breeders’ Cup Challenge winners, the Breeders’ Cup will pay the entry fees and provide a travel allowance* for the winner of all Challenge races starting in the Championships.
The Challenge winner must be nominated to the Breeders’ Cup program by the Championship’s pre-entry deadline of October 25, 2021 to receive the rewards.
*2022 travel allowance paid for ALL Breeders’ Cup starters based outside California. Challenge race winner awards may be applied to other Championship races.
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