2021 Fall Incentive Programs

Turf Racing Action
Ship & Win

Start a horse at Del Mar during the 2021 Bing Season, who last ran out of state, to take advantage of the Ship & Win program.

  • $3,000 Starter Bonus for FIRST start.
  • 30% Purse Bonus for EVERY start.
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. Purse bonuses will extend to horses that make their initial Ship & Win start at Santa Anita Autumn meet. Excludes Breeders' Cup race days November 5th & 6th, 2021. 
Breeders' Cup Challenge Series

Del Mar will host five automatic qualifying races during the international 2021 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.

Date Race Distance Conditions Del Mar Purse Breeders' Cup Division
7/31/21 Bing Crosby S. (Gr I) 6 F 3YO & Up $300,000 Sprint
8/01/21 Clement L. Hirsch S (Gr I) 1 1/16 M F&M, 3YO & Up $300,000  Distaff
8/21/21 TVG Pacific Classic (Gr I) 1 1/4 M 3YO & Up  $750,000 Classic 
8/21/21 Del Mar H. (Gr II) 1 3/8 M (T) 3YO & Up  $300,000 Turf 
8/28/21 Pat O'Brien H (Gr II)  7 F 3YO & Up  $200,000 Dirt Mile 

*2021 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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