Del Mar News & Announcements

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Del Mar's 77th Summer Season Races to a Solid Finish

Highlighted by its most successful single day ever, by a sparkling parade of stakes races and by a continuing enhancement of its reputation as a sporting/entertainment venue without peer in the west, Del Mar raced...

$547,421 Pick Six Carryover has 'Mandatory Payout' for Monday

For the second day in row, a carryover occurred in the Pick Six bet at Del Mar, this one the largest of the meet at $547,421. It will be placed in the Pick Six pool...

$128,534 Pick Six Carryover On Deck for Sunday at Del Mar

A Pick Six carryover of $128,534 will preload the betting pool for the popular exotic wager Sunday when Del Mar presents the penultimate day of sport of its 77th summer race meet. Price horses predominated...

Debutante-Futurity Double Takes Some Doing But Can Be Done

Bob Baffert (left) and D. Wayne Lukas © Benoit By Hank Wesch The inaugural running of the Del Mar Futurity was in 1948. The Del Mar Debutante came into being three years later. So when...

Del Mar Fall Stakes Schedule Has 14 Events Worth $2,050,000

Fourteen stakes races worth just over $2 million will be offered during Del Mar’s third consecutive fall racing season that kicks off at the shore oval on Friday, November 11, which is Veterans Day. The...

$180 Ticket at Del Mar Wednesday Clicks for $62k Pick Six

A lone Pick Six ticket sold at Del Mar Wednesday for the sum of $180 earned a delighted punter a total of $62,011 on the 34th day of racing this summer. Del Mar officials identified...

Two Pick Six Tickets Pay $70,258 Each at Del Mar Sunday

A pair of very savvy, or very lucky, Pick Six bettors scored nicely on the sequential bet Sunday at Del Mar when they tabbed all the winners in the popular exotic bet. The numbers were...

Longshots Ensure Pick Six Carryover for Saturday at Del Mar

With longshots ringing up win after win, Del Mar’s popular Pick Six bet was too tough to take down Friday causing a carryover of $84,078 to go forward into Saturday’s pool for the exotic wager....

Accelerate Wins Shared Belief Stakes

Accelerate © Benoit Hronis Racing’s Accelerate, an impressive maiden race winner in his last start, made a successful jump into stakes competition Friday with a game triumph in the featured $100,000 Shared Belief Stakes at...

Del Mar to Open Later for Its 2017 Summer Race Meet

With a motivation to give its horses and horsemen more time to adapt and transition to its racing surfaces, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club applied for and was granted a later start date for its 2017...