Winner's Circle

Winner's Circle

Photos: Benoit Photo is Del Mar's exclusive provider of official finish and winner's circle photos. Photos may be purchased directly through Benoit at or

Race Replay: A complimentary Race Replay will be provided to the winning owner of each race. 

Maker's Mark: A complimentary Del Mar engraved bottle of Maker's Mark is provided to winning connections.

Winner's Bar
    Following each race, winning connections are invited up to the Runhappy Winner's Bar'n to celebrate! The winning owner and guests will be escorted to the 3rd floor overlooking the paddock to toast the big win with a complimentary bottle of champagne and replays of your winning race.    
Stake Winners
   Del Mar has partnered with Lalique Crystal and is delighted to continue the tradition to provide stakes trophies to winning owners. The centerpiece of the trophy collection is a one-of-a-kind glass piece for the TVG Pacific Classic. 
Sycuan Standings

Each season, the leading connections are presented with one-of-a-kind bronze horse statues to commemorate their success at Del Mar.      

Leaders 2021 Summer 2020 Fall
Leading Rider Flavien Prat Abel Cedillo
Leading Trainer Peter Miller Richard Baltas
Leading Owner (Wins) Hronis Racing Perry II & Ramona Bass
Leading Owner (Purses) Hronis Racing Juddmonte Farms
Weekly Winners

Each week, an outstanding owner, trainer, jockey, claiming horse and groom are honored at Del Mar. 

Jockey of the Week receives a 4-some of golf from Morgan Run Club & Resort.

Groom of the Week is selected from the daily best based on the person's appearance and that of their horse by the paddock judge. All finalists receive a monetary prize.

Owner, Trainer, and Claimer of the Week all receive complimentary gift cards to one of Del Mar's fine restaurants

Unsung Heroes

The Del Mar Unsung Hero award is an honor given to one or more horsemen for an act deemed heroic and accomplished by an individual(s) known for their high character and exemplary principles.

The Unsung Hero, selected by a cast of racing officials, will receive an award of excellence along with a prize sponsored by Keeneland.

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