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.

'All In The Family' Works Well for Young Trainer Shelbe Ruis

Shelbe Ruis © Zoe Metz for Del Mar Thoroughbred Club By Hank Wesch It’s only been four months since Shelbe Ruis was elevated to a high management position in a newly-formed, but not brand new,...

Pick Six Carryover of $59,871 Offered on Thursday's Del Mar Card

With a 32-1 longshot starting out the day’s Pick Six sequence Wednesday at Del Mar, it was hardly a surprise when the popular bet finished with a carryover of $59,871 on the afternoon, an amount...

Del Mar, Jockey Club Back Enhanced Medication Testing

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club (DMTC) and The Jockey Club have formally announced that they both will provide additional funding to the Ken Maddy Laboratory at the University California, Davis to enhance the California Horse Racing...

Single Day Handle Mark Falls on Pacific Classic Day at Del Mar

The single-day handle mark at Del Mar fell Saturday as California Chrome was the star of the show in pulling off a smashing performance in front of 24,155 in the 26th running of the TVG...

Pick Six Carryover of $66,437 Going Into Pacific Classic Card

Pick Six players will have two reasons to tee it up on Saturday’s TVG Pacific Classic program – the fact that there is a $250,000 guarantee on the bet and that there also is a...

Jim Rome's 'Jungle' Comes to Del Mar to Broadcast Friday

Jim Rome (left) and Mike Smith © Benoit Jim Rome, a sports radio and TV star/host of the first degree, will bring his radio entourage to Del Mar next Friday (August 26) to broadcast his...

Lone Pick Six Ticket Returns $290,848 at Del Mar Thursday

Only one ticket had the proper combination of 1-5-9-3-8-8 in Del Mar’s Pick Six wager and that ticket holder was rewarded with a payout of $290,848. The lone ticket was purchased through one of the...

"Best Ever" TVG Pacific Classic Has Nine Runners Saturday

Saturday’s $1-million TVG Pacific Classic, already called by many the best edition of the Grade I headliner Del Mar has ever presented, will feature three superstars and nine runners all told in a mile and...

Beholder Vs. 'Chrome': Battle of the Sexes for the Ages?

Beholder Winning 2015 TVG Pacific Classic © Zoe Metz for Del Mar Thoroughbred Club By Hank Wesch Worldwide, Thoroughbred races which match members of both sexes are not uncommon. In Europe especially, at all levels,...

Pick Six Carryover of $66,808 Available Thursday at Del Mar

With only one race favorite popping up during the final six races at Del Mar Wednesday, a Pick Six carryover was all but assured. And sure enough, that carryover surfaced to the tune of $66,808,...