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.

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017   (2 weeks ago)
2017 Breeders' Cup Challenge features winners of 81 races in 13 countries earning automatic berths, travel and entry fees paid into World Championships.
Tuesday, April 11th, 2017   (2 weeks ago)
The TVG Pacific Classic at Del Mar to be showcased August 19th.
Thursday, April 6th, 2017   (3 weeks ago)
Del Mar’s simple, yet highly effective, “Ship and Win” program will be back with a notable increase providing even more encouragement to – literally – ship and win.
Thursday, March 30th, 2017   (4 weeks ago)
Del Mar has begun a process designed to modify its main track with an end result of having it replicate the banking and grading of its sister track to the north, Santa Anita Park. Crews began their work on the track on Wednesday, March 29.
Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017   (1 month ago)
The summer of 2017 will see Del Mar offer 41 stakes races worth $7.3 million for its horsemen during a 36-day season that will be the 78th for the iconic track founded in 1937 by...
Monday, March 6th, 2017   (1 month ago)
Following Successful Pre-Sale, Remaining Tickets Expected to Sell Out Quickly and Fans Encouraged to Purchase Tickets Right Away The Breeders’ Cup today announced that tickets to the 2017 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar...
Tuesday, February 28th, 2017   (2 months ago)
Breeders’ Cup and Del Mar are investing more than $4.5 million and capping attendance to enhance fan experience. Tickets to go on sale on Monday, March 6 at Noon EST / 9:00 A.M. PST.
Wednesday, February 8th, 2017   (2 months ago)
Fans Encouraged to Sign-up for Pre-Sale Access The Breeders’ Cup today announced that tickets for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar will go on sale to the public on Monday, March 6....
Wednesday, February 1st, 2017   (2 months ago)
The 27th running of the $1,000,000 TVG Pacific Classic will be held on Saturday, August 19 at Del Mar and be broadcast live by the NBC Sports Network.
Thursday, January 19th, 2017   (3 months ago)
Moore will continue his full-time role at Santa Anita while also assuming his new responsibilities at Del Mar for its summer and fall meetings.
Wednesday, December 7th, 2016   (4 months ago)
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club announced today that it will make special consolation payouts to those who picked five of six winners in its Sunday, December 4 Pick Six wager, wanting to “make it right” for...
Sunday, December 4th, 2016   (4 months ago)
Highlighted by a series of terrific stakes races to finish out its final weekend, Del Mar brought its third fall racing season to a sparkling close Sunday with strong wagering numbers rung up and a...
Saturday, December 3rd, 2016   (4 months ago)
There will be an $89,411 Pick Six carryover and a mandatory payout Sunday in the Pick Six at Del Mar after action closed out Saturday on the track’s penultimate fall meet card. Though the regular...
Friday, December 2nd, 2016   (4 months ago)
Nary a soul could tab the Pick Six races at Del Mar Friday meaning there will be a pair of carryovers into Saturday’s penultimate card of the Fall meet – a $42,767 carry in the...
Friday, December 2nd, 2016   (4 months ago)
By Hank Wesch Flavien Prat © Zoe Mets for Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Flavien Prat was scheduled for mounts in the third, seventh, eighth and ninth races at Del Mar last Sunday. So, in accordance...
Thursday, December 1st, 2016   (4 months ago)
Two of the leaders in their fields – Del Mar on the racing front and Uber, a technology company connecting riders with drivers – have teamed up for a partnership that will make going to...
Friday, November 25th, 2016   (5 months ago)
A lone bettor tabbed six of six winners in the Pick Six at Del Mar Friday, taking down the main prize of $75,245, as well as the Single Ticket Pick Six Jackpot pool of $132,216....
Friday, November 25th, 2016   (5 months ago)
By Emily Shields Seabiscuit (A) outgaming Ligaroti in 1938 at Del Mar. Two of the most exciting racehorses to ever grace American soil receive salutes this weekend when Del Mar presents the Seabiscuit Handicap and...
Friday, November 25th, 2016   (5 months ago)
The call is going out: Sponsors and Artists – we need you. The Breeders’ Cup, the World Championships of horse racing, is headed to Del Mar next November. Along with its world class racing comes...
Thursday, November 24th, 2016   (5 months ago)
The Pick Six was makeable on Thanksgiving Day at Del Mar and 81 separate winning tickets proved so. The $82,426 carryover that started the day in the popular pool swelled quite a bit when $506,402...