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.

Dashed Childhood Dream to Job of a Lifetime in Mandella Barn

By Jim Charvat Taylor Cambra and Tamara © Benoit Photo Every adult, at one time or another, had a childhood dream. Maybe it was being an astronaut or a doctor or a baseball player. The...

Heather Roddy: Capturing Del Mar One Painting at a Time

By Jim Charvat Heather Roddy © Benoit Photo There are many aspects to the Del Mar experience that makes it one of the most popular racetracks in America. There are the horses and the people...

Nine Fillies Go Mile Saturday on Veterans Day Card at Del Mar

Dolce Zel © Benoit Photo A Saturday Veterans Day card at Del Mar offers nine races headed by a $75,000 stakes named for Bing Crosby wife, the Kathryn Crosby Stakes. The overnight affair has drawn...

Breeders' Cup Announces Del Mar as Host of 2025 World Championships

42nd Running of World Championships to be held for fourth time in Del Mar, California.

10th "Bing Crosby Season" Breaks from the Gate this Friday

For the 10th straight time, Del Mar will present its fall race meeting – called the “Bing Crosby Season” in honor of the track’s iconic founder – starting this coming Friday and going forward to...

Return to "Classic" Pick Six Highlights Del Mar's Fall Bet Menu

Del Mar’s fall wagering menu will look a whole lot like its summer offering with one large exception: The seaside track’s popular Pick Six bet now will return to its more traditional arrangement with a...

Top Caller Collmus Returns to Booth for Del Mar Fall Meet

Larry Collmus © Benoit Photo For the fourth year in a row, top racing announcer Larry Collmus will be back in the booth at Del Mar to call the track’s upcoming fall season. The 13-day...

15 Stakes Highlight 10th Bing Crosby Season at Del Mar Starting November 10

Del Mar will present its 10th fall racing session – dubbed the Bing Crosby Season to honor the track’s iconic founder – starting on Friday, November 10 and highlighted by a stakes schedule that features...

Del Mar Wraps Another Strong Summer Season

Among the top US Tracks for field size, wagering; California safety standards continue.

Reddam Racing has Most Wins, Most Money at 2023 Summer Meet

J. Paul (right) and Zillah Reddam © Benoit Photo Reddam Racing, the nom du course for owner J. Paul Reddam, came away a double winner in the standings when racing came to a close at...