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.

$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.

Martin Wygod, Highly Successful Businessman, Breeder, Owner, DMTC Board Member Passes at 84

Martin J. Wygod Martin J. Wygod, an exceptional businessman whose love of horses led him to a second successful career as an award-winning owner and breeder, died peacefully in his sleep Thursday night at Scripps...

Breeders' Cup Releases 2024 Dirt Dozen Schedule

Incentive Program for Breeders’ Cup World Championships Enters Third Year

Seating Options and Pricing Unveiled for 2024 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Del Mar

Breeders’ Cup and Del Mar to Invest $5 Million and Cap Attendance at 37,500 to Enhance On-Site Experience; Michelin-Starred Chef Curtis Stone Will Return to Curate Premium Dining Offerings at Thoroughbred Racing’s Two-Day Showcase

2024 Breeders' Cup World Championships Tickets On Sale April 22

Two-Day Thoroughbred Racing Showcase Returns Nov. 1-2 to Del Mar

Stellar Autumn Turf Festival Highlights Close of Del Mar Meet; Track Continues Industry-Leading Safety Protocols

Del Mar concluded its 10th Bing Crosby fall race meet, Sunday with the Autumn Turf Festival – eight graded stakes over seven racing days – highlighting the four-week meet of highly competitive and fully safe...

Hernandez, D'Amato, Klaravich and Reddam Secure Fall Meet Titles at Del Mar

Phil D'Amato (left) and Juan Hernandez © Benoit Photo Juan Hernandez rode 11 winners over the Thanksgiving weekend vaulting him past defending champion Flavien Prat into a lead in Del Mar jockey standings he would...