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.

Flightline Is 1/5 Favorite Vs. 5 in Saturday's TVG Pacific Classic

Hronis Racing and partners’ undefeated Flightline has been made the 1/5 favorite against five rivals in Saturday’s 32nd running of the $1-million TVG Pacific Classic at Del Mar. The 4-year-old son of Tapit, an impressive...

Ron McAnally To Be Recognized Saturday at Del Mar for a Lifetime Well Spent at the Racetrack

Trainer Ron McAnally and his champion mare Bayakoa at Del Mar in 1990. Hall of Fame trainer Ron McAnally can be found in the mornings seated in a chair on the second floor balcony of...

Record Stakes Schedule Highlights Del Mar's Bing Crosby Season

Del Mar’s Bing Crosby Season, which offers the premier late fall racing in America, will present the richest stakes schedule in its nine-year history featuring 13 major stakes races – nine of them Graded –...

CARMA Summer Fundraiser, CARMAthon, Generates over $300,000

Racing Community Rallies to Support Retired Racehorses and Aftercare Programs

Terry Lovingier: Keeping California Horse Racing in Good Hands

Terry Lovingier © Benoit Photo By Jim Charvat When you love a sport as much as Terry Lovingier loves horse racing, the time and effort you put into it is irrelevant. That is why when...

Trainer Ron McAnally Named Laffit Pincay, Jr. Award Recipient

Ron McAnally and Laffit Pincay, Jr. at Del Mar in 1998. Hall of Fame trainer Ron McAnally, the dean of California conditioners and a man who is celebrating the unprecedented feat of spending his 74th...

Del Mar at the Halfway Point: Strong Gains Across the Board

The first half of Del Mar’s 83rd summer season has been highlighted by world-class safe racing, full fields and sizeable increases in wagering and on-track attendance. Fueled by record California purses of over $800,000 per...

Juan Hernandez Riding High Atop Del Mar's Jockey Standings

Juan J. Hernandez © Benoit Photo By Jim Charvat There was a collective sigh of relief in the Santa Anita and Del Mar jockey colonies last spring when Flavien Prat moved his tack back east....

Del Mar's First Post Friday, August 19 Shifted to 3 P.M.

Del Mar will be off and running Friday, August 19 a bit earlier at 3 p.m. instead of the usual 4 p.m. start time. The Friday switch to 3 p.m. will be the first of...

CARMAthon to Return on August 20th

Online Fundraiser Aims to Raise $150,000 for Retired Racehorses