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.

Alexander's Goal: Keep California Racing in a Golden State

Friday, November 23rd, 2018   (4 months ago)
Nick Alexander with Grazen at Del Mar © Benoit Photo By Hank Wesch Del Mar is just one of several racetracks in the Golden State with which Thoroughbred Owners of California chairman Nick Alexander must...

Del Mar Stewards United in Respect for the Rules and the Game

Friday, November 16th, 2018   (5 months ago)
(Left to right) Grant Baker, Kim Sawyer and Luis Jauregui © Benoit Photo By Hank Wesch Talk to the three stewards for the Del Mar fall racing season separately and some things they have in...

"Toys for Tots" Program, Ride Returns to Del Mar This Sunday

Thursday, November 15th, 2018   (5 months ago)
For the second year in a row, Del Mar will host a “Toys for Tots” motorcycle ride and gift-gathering program as part of a highly successful U.S. Marine Corps-backed charity event that has been ongoing...

Mark Streiff Trifectas His Way To Over $90,000 in Del Mar Fall Challenge

Sunday, November 11th, 2018   (5 months ago)
Mark Streiff of Mission Viejo, CA, crushed race 9 in the Del Mar Fall Challenge to finish well clear of the 60 other entries. Streiff, down to $1,300 going into the last race scored huge...

Upsetter Gypsy Blue Triggers $138,889 Single Ticket Pick Six

Sunday, November 11th, 2018   (5 months ago)
Gypsy Blu © Benoit Photo The 4-year-old filly Gypsy Blu closed stoutly on the lawn Sunday afternoon under rider Aaron Gryder to register by a neck and pay $63.60. Her score also gave a lone...

'Down the Stretch' Bond Between Horses, Vets a Win for Both

Saturday, November 10th, 2018   (5 months ago)
Boone McCanna and Sandor, an 11-year-old gelding who won $193,000 on the racetrack and now is one of the residents of Down the Stretch Ranch “We all have a connection to veterans. If I can...

Fifth Del Mar Fall Session Is Off and Running this Friday

Monday, November 5th, 2018   (5 months ago)
With a growing reputation that puts it at the forefront of the nation’s year-end race meets, Del Mar will present the fifth edition of its fall racing season starting this Friday for a four-week, 16-day...

Full List of Wagers, Big Pools Highlight Del Mar Fall Bet Menu

Thursday, October 25th, 2018   (5 months ago)
Del Mar patrons will have 17 different ways to wager during the track’s 16-day Fall Racing Festival meet that begins on Friday, November 9 and runs through Sunday, December 2. The menu starts with the...

14 Stakes, Purse Boosts Highlight 16-Day Del Mar Fall Season

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018   (6 months ago)
Fourteen stakes races during its 16-day run, as well as a 5% blended increase in its overnight purses, highlight Del Mar’s Fall Racing Festival beginning on Friday, November 9. Nine of the 14 stakes are...

Quality Racing Propells Strong Results at Del Mar

Monday, September 3rd, 2018   (7 months ago)
All sources handle in 2018 rose 6.8% to $13.44 million per day as Del Mar completed a highly successful summer season - its 79th - on Labor Day Monday. The wagering increase follows a 5.1%...