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.

Dance With Fate Euthanized Due to Severe Leg Injury

Thursday, July 24th, 2014   (4 years ago)
Dance With Fate, winner of the Grade I Blue Grass Stakes this spring and the likely favorite for Saturday’s San Diego Handicap at Del Mar, was euthanized shortly after 12 noon Thursday at his barn...

Del Mar Riding Colony a Heady Mix of Set and Rising Stars

Thursday, July 24th, 2014   (4 years ago)
By Hank Wesch Gary Stevens would really rather be part of it than one step removed. Rather be on the inside of the Del Mar jockey colony looking out, than the outside looking in, a...

Art Sherman to Receive Pincay Award

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014   (4 years ago)
Art Sherman, a career racetracker who rose to the pinnacle of the sport this past spring when he guided the mercurial colt California Chrome to the edge of racing immortality in a thrilling Triple Crown...

Del Mar Rings up Positive Numbers as Meet Breaks from the Gate

Sunday, July 20th, 2014   (4 years ago)
Del Mar began its 75th summer season on a Thursday this year, but just as it has for the better part of two decades, the shore track broke running with “up” numbers proving boss despite...

Outlook is Bright for Del Mar Intern Nine.

Friday, July 18th, 2014   (4 years ago)
By Hank Wesch If they wanted to form a baseball team, and call themselves The Del Mar Interns, every position would be filled. Still, the nine young people, aged 17 to 23, who have signed...

Enterprising Rallies to Win Oceanside Stakes

Thursday, July 17th, 2014   (4 years ago)
MIKE SMITH (Enterprising, winner) – “I’m not sure how he was affected by those gate issues (when two different horses broke through the gate prior to the start). It’s unsettling for everyone in the race....

The 20th Anniversary Opening Day Hats Contest

Thursday, July 17th, 2014   (4 years ago)
Del Mar’s Thursday opening featured the 20th anniversary edition of the now-famous Opening Day Hats Contest. A picture perfect day attracted 332 entrees to the contest which featured a Grand Prize of a Five-Star Getaway...

CANADA'S TOP TRAINER CASSE BRINGING LARGE STRING TO DEL MAR

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014   (4 years ago)
By Gene Williams Del Mar will take on a bit of an international flavor this summer when Mark Casse sends a number of normally Canada-based horses to the seashore. The six-time Sovereign Award winner as...

NEW “RESPONSIVE” DEL MAR WEBSITE MOBILE USERS DELIGHT

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014   (4 years ago)
Del Mar’s award-winning website has just undergone a complete makeover and the “responsive” version of the popular racing destination is expected to prove especially friendly to users on the go with their mobile devices. The...

DEL MAR RIDES WITH THE TIMES FOR 75th RACING SEASON

Monday, July 14th, 2014   (4 years ago)
Times and people change, but things of quality endure. And in a year of change on the Southern California racing circuit, the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club aims to continue its well-established reputation for sun, fun...