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.

TASTY TREATS, GRILL FEST AND GOURMET FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL, SET TO RETURN IN 2014

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014   (4 years ago)
GRILL FEST BACK IN 2014 AT DEL MAR AFTER TASTY DEBUT LAST SUMMER Bar-b-q and racing, a parlay that proved a natural winner in its debut at Del Mar last summer, is back on the...

DEL MAR’S 2014 OPENING DAY HATS CONTEST MARKS ITS 20th ANNIVERSARY IN GRANDIOSE FASHION

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014   (4 years ago)
Del Mar, Calif.—Opening Day at Del Mar, Thursday, July 17, marks the 20th anniversary of its long-standing tradition, The Opening Day Hats Contest. This year’s Hats Contest is expected to bring even more ornate, whimsical...

DEL MAR TO GO HIGH DEFINITION WITH ITS TV SIGNAL IN 2014

Thursday, June 26th, 2014   (4 years ago)
Del Mar will broadcast its signal in high definition this summer, joining a select number of tracks across the country that provide fans a crystal-clear look at their racing product. The change will mean that...

Del Mar to Host Breeders' Cup in 2017

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014   (4 years ago)
Jim Gluckson, Breeders' Cup, jim@breederscup.com, 212.230.9512Alison Antieri, Nike Communications, aantieri@nikecomm.com, 646.654.3426Mac McBride, DMTC, mac@dmtc.com, 858.792.4269 BREEDERS' CUP ANNOUNCES DEL MAR AS THE HOST OF THE 2017 BREEDERS' CUP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Announcement marks the debut of...

Del Mar to Host Breeders' Cup in 2017

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014   (4 years ago)
The Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious international events, has today announced Del Mar, near San Diego, Calif., as the host site of the 2017 Breeders’ Cup World Championships. This is the first...

Del Mar Preparing for Dual Racing Seasons in 2014

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014   (5 years ago)
With all approvals ensured and long-range projections starting to come into clear focus, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club has begun to move forward toward a two-meet racing season in 2014 – the initial session being its...

DEL MAR PREPARING FOR DUAL RACING SEASONS IN 2014

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014   (5 years ago)
With all approvals ensured and long-range projections starting to come into clear focus, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club has begun to move forward toward a two-meet racing season in 2014 – the initial session being its...

Zenyatta, John and Me

Sunday, August 1st, 2010   (8 years ago)
By Mac McBride Mac McBride is the Director of Media at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. He can be seen in this clip of the ESPN coverage of the Breeders' Cup Classic at the 2:15...