Del Mar News & Announcements

These announcements and Press Releases are updated frequently. For Stable Notes and other race-related news, you can read our Stable News.

Del Mar Opening Day Hats Contest

The 30th annual Opening Day Hats Contest at Del Mar drew more than 150 contestants.

Two Stakes Highlight Del Mar' 85th Opening Day on Saturday

They’re off and running for the 85th time this Saturday at Del Mar, the iconic racetrack that sits alongside the blue Pacific just north of San Diego. In all there will be 11 races on the season’s first program, headed by a pair of stakes that have drawn large fields.

Keeneland Announces Inaugural Championship Sale in Del Mar Paddock on Wednesday of Breeders' Cup Week.

Keeneland Championship Sale to be included in Breeders’ Cup Official Event Calendar; offers rare opportunity to acquire high-value racehorses and breeding stock.

Full Package of Wagers Available as Del Mar Starts Season #85

A full array of betting options will be accessible to Del Mar fans as the seaside oval is off and running on its 85th summer season starting this Saturday, July 20.

Oak Tree To Team With Del Mar For A Special Day Of Racing On Saturday, August 3

Clement L. Hirsch The Oak Tree Racing Association and the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club will partner this summer for a special day of sport that will provide extra value to horsemen and firm up the...

'Trevor' Will Be Back In The Saddle For His 40th Del Mar Season

Trevor Denman © Benoit Photo Trevor Denman, the iconic race caller who has been identified with Del Mar and all its surf and turf since 1984, will once again step to the mic high above...

$1-Million Pacific Classic Tops 31-Day / 39 Stakes Program for Summer 2024 at Del Mar

In conjunction with its partners from the Thoroughbred Owners of California, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club has scheduled a 31-day/39 stakes program topped by its premier offering – the 34th running of the $1-million FanDuel Racing...

Tickets On Sale for 2024 Breeders' Cup World Championships

Thoroughbred Racing’s Spectacular Two-Day Showcase Set for Nov. 1-2 at Del Mar

Breeders' Cup Challenge Series Features 82 Automatic Qualifying Races for 2024 World Championships

Del Mar to Host Six Series Races

Del Mar Racetrack Gears Up for Thrilling 85th Summer Racing Season

The nation’s premier seaside horse racing venue kicks off its summer racing season on Saturday, July 20.