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.

Sunday, August 28th, 2016   (1 day ago)
A pair of very savvy, or very lucky, Pick Six bettors scored nicely on the sequential bet Sunday at Del Mar when they tabbed all the winners in the popular exotic bet. The numbers were...
Friday, August 26th, 2016   (3 days ago)
With longshots ringing up win after win, Del Mar’s popular Pick Six bet was too tough to take down Friday causing a carryover of $84,078 to go forward into Saturday’s pool for the exotic wager....
Friday, August 26th, 2016   (3 days ago)
Accelerate © Benoit Hronis Racing’s Accelerate, an impressive maiden race winner in his last start, made a successful jump into stakes competition Friday with a game triumph in the featured $100,000 Shared Belief Stakes at...
Friday, August 26th, 2016   (4 days ago)
With a motivation to give its horses and horsemen more time to adapt and transition to its racing surfaces, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club applied for and was granted a later start date for its 2017...
Thursday, August 25th, 2016   (5 days ago)
Shelbe Ruis © Zoe Metz for Del Mar Thoroughbred Club By Hank Wesch It’s only been four months since Shelbe Ruis was elevated to a high management position in a newly-formed, but not brand new,...
Wednesday, August 24th, 2016   (5 days ago)
With a 32-1 longshot starting out the day’s Pick Six sequence Wednesday at Del Mar, it was hardly a surprise when the popular bet finished with a carryover of $59,871 on the afternoon, an amount...
Monday, August 22nd, 2016   (1 week ago)
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club (DMTC) and The Jockey Club have formally announced that they both will provide additional funding to the Ken Maddy Laboratory at the University California, Davis to enhance the California Horse Racing...
Saturday, August 20th, 2016   (1 week ago)
The single-day handle mark at Del Mar fell Saturday as California Chrome was the star of the show in pulling off a smashing performance in front of 24,155 in the 26th running of the TVG...
Friday, August 19th, 2016   (1 week ago)
Pick Six players will have two reasons to tee it up on Saturday’s TVG Pacific Classic program – the fact that there is a $250,000 guarantee on the bet and that there also is a...
Friday, August 19th, 2016   (1 week ago)
Jim Rome (left) and Mike Smith © Benoit Jim Rome, a sports radio and TV star/host of the first degree, will bring his radio entourage to Del Mar next Friday (August 26) to broadcast his...
Thursday, August 18th, 2016   (1 week ago)
Only one ticket had the proper combination of 1-5-9-3-8-8 in Del Mar’s Pick Six wager and that ticket holder was rewarded with a payout of $290,848. The lone ticket was purchased through one of the...
Thursday, August 18th, 2016   (1 week ago)
Saturday’s $1-million TVG Pacific Classic, already called by many the best edition of the Grade I headliner Del Mar has ever presented, will feature three superstars and nine runners all told in a mile and...
Thursday, August 18th, 2016   (1 week ago)
Beholder Winning 2015 TVG Pacific Classic © Zoe Metz for Del Mar Thoroughbred Club By Hank Wesch Worldwide, Thoroughbred races which match members of both sexes are not uncommon. In Europe especially, at all levels,...
Wednesday, August 17th, 2016   (1 week ago)
With only one race favorite popping up during the final six races at Del Mar Wednesday, a Pick Six carryover was all but assured. And sure enough, that carryover surfaced to the tune of $66,808,...
Tuesday, August 16th, 2016   (2 weeks ago)
America’s top racehorse – California Chrome – drew Post No. 1 and was installed as the 8/5 morning line favorite Tuesday for this Saturday’s $1,000,000 TVG Pacific Classic at Del Mar. Among the eight rivals...
Tuesday, August 16th, 2016   (2 weeks ago)
Beholder © Zoe Metz for Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Spendthrift Farm’s Beholder turned in her final bit of serious exercise in front of the $1-million TVG Pacific Classic this Saturday when she worked a half...
Saturday, August 13th, 2016   (2 weeks ago)
A pair of Pick Six winning tickets Saturday on Del Mar’s races returned a hefty $267,461 apiece to their lucky owners from a total pool of $773,868 at the shore oval. The winning sequence --...
Friday, August 12th, 2016   (2 weeks ago)
The fifth Pick Six carryover of the 21-day-old racing season occurred Friday at Del Mar when nobody picked all the winners of races 3 through 8 meaning $93,656 will be carried over into the popular...
Thursday, August 11th, 2016   (2 weeks ago)
By Mac McBride Dr. Dana Stead is bending down. He does a lot of that. He’s bending over the right front leg of a Thoroughbred racehorse on the backstretch at Del Mar at 6:40 on...
Saturday, August 6th, 2016   (3 weeks ago)
A single Pick Six ticket purchased by a member of the Player Management Group at the Oregon hub tabbed the winners of races 5 through 10 Saturday afternoon at Del Mar and was rewarded with...