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, December 4th, 2016   (1 day 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   (2 days 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   (3 days 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 days 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 days 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   (1 week 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   (1 week 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   (1 week 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   (1 week 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...
Sunday, November 20th, 2016   (2 weeks ago)
Nobody could pick the winners of the final six races at Del Mar Sunday meaning there will be a carryover in the popular Pick Six bet when racing resumes on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day. The carryover...
Saturday, November 19th, 2016   (2 weeks ago)
Cecile’s Diamond scampered home a smart winner in the nitecap at Del Mar Saturday and trigged a $26,895 payoff to seven bettors playing the seaside track’s $323,875 Pick Six. Tyler Baze rode the filly for...
Friday, November 18th, 2016   (2 weeks ago)
Luis Jauregui © Zoe Metz for Del Mar Thoroughbred Club By Mac McBride It’s early in the morning and Luis Jauregui is somewhere on the backstretch at Del Mar. He might be chatting with a...
Sunday, November 13th, 2016   (3 weeks ago)
Del Mar began its 2016 Fall racing season in a very positive fashion with robust increases in its on-track and overall handle, a massive $1-million Pick Six winner and three days of highly competitive racing...
Sunday, November 13th, 2016   (3 weeks ago)
Pictured from left to right: Paul Hughes, Vic Stauffer and Contest Director Chris Bahr Vic Stauffer of Novato, CA, takes the Del Mar November Handicapping Challenge by turning his $2,500 starting bankroll into $23,375. Stauffer...
Sunday, November 13th, 2016   (3 weeks ago)
With a furious rush through the lane, the 2-year-old gelding Colonel Samsen got up by a neck to capture the 9th Race at Del Mar Sunday, causing a massive Pick Six payoff of $1,041,696 for...
Saturday, November 12th, 2016   (3 weeks ago)
Allunario of San Diego, CA, is leading the Del Mar November Handicapping Challenge turning his starting bankroll of $2,500 into $20,010 after Day One of the two day Challenge. For being the top finisher on...
Saturday, November 12th, 2016   (3 weeks ago)
More surprises popped up Saturday at Del Mar forcing a second straight carryover in the track’s Pick Six pool, this one rising to a husky $203,127. In all likelihood, the “chase” money that will come...
Friday, November 11th, 2016   (3 weeks ago)
From left to right: Second place winner, Most Patriotic, Kimberly Chavez of Vista, CA; first place winner, Most Patriotic, Taylor Rendon of Escondido, CA; third place winner, Pin-Up or Celebrity Look, Teresa Barnes of San...
Friday, November 11th, 2016   (3 weeks ago)
A parade of longshots ruled the day – opening day – at Del Mar Friday as a Veterans Day gathering of 9,022 saw a Pick Six carryover of $55,093 materialize on a lovely autumn afternoon....
Tuesday, November 8th, 2016   (4 weeks ago)
Del Mar’s “second season” – dubbed the “Bing Crosby Season” after the seaside track’s iconic founder – breaks from the gate this Friday for a 15-day run that will take it through to Sunday, December...