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.

Friday Start Bodes Fantastic for Del Mar's 77th Summer

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016   (5 years ago)
© Del Mar Thoroughbred Club TGIF. Thank God It’s Friday. Excuse Del Mar Thoroughbred Club racing fans if they add a rider to that popular rallying cry to festivities. Make it Thank God It’s Friday,...

Lots of Choices If You Want To Go To Del Mar by Car

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016   (5 years ago)
There are five different ways you can take a car to the races at Del Mar and only one of them requires you to do the driving. While an individual or a group driving their...

Public Transportation A Winner for Opening Day at Del Mar

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016   (5 years ago)
As founder Bing Crosby’s signature Del Mar ditty goes: “Where the turf meets the surf, down at old Del Mar “Take a plane, take a train, take a car…..” When “The Crooner” penned that song...

"Race Ready" Racehorse Sale at Del Mar Saturday, July 23

Monday, July 11th, 2016   (5 years ago)
For the fifth summer in a row, Barretts Sales will conduct a “race ready” racehorse sale at Del Mar, providing opportunities for any and all – from first-time buyers to seasoned horsemen – to be...

Fresh and Fit, Trevor Denman Ready for a Del Mar Return

Friday, July 8th, 2016   (5 years ago)
“I’ve been calling races for 44 years and I’ve never had one like this.” The voice, that unmistakable voice, was Trevor Denman on the telly from his retreat in Minnesota. To be specific Kellogg, Minnesota,...

Officials Are Named for 2016 Summer Race Meet at Del Mar

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016   (5 years ago)
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club will conduct its 77th summer racing season beginning Friday, July 15 led by a solid core of veteran racing officials. Heading the crew in his 36th summer at the shore oval...

Wide Range of Options Available Again On 2016 Del Mar Bet Menu

Thursday, June 30th, 2016   (5 years ago)
With one small change included, the 2016 Del Mar betting menu will mirror previous seasons’ full range of wagering opportunities when the seaside track begins its 77th season on Friday, July 15. The 39-day meeting...

Discounts Abound on the Del Mar Menu This Summer

Thursday, June 16th, 2016   (5 years ago)
For more than 75 years, fans have told the folks running Del Mar that the unique sporting and entertainment mix that is at the heart of the iconic racing headquarters is a winner. It’s all...

Del Mar, Stronach Group Offer $1-Million 'California' Bonus

Thursday, April 28th, 2016   (5 years ago)
Del Mar and The Stronach Group have announced an offer of a $1-million bonus to a horse who sweeps this year’s TVG Pacific Classic, the Xpressbet Awesome Again Stakes and the Breeders’ Cup Classic. The...

Del Mar To Host Five Breeders' Cup Challenge Races

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016   (5 years ago)
Winners of 77 races earn automatic berths, travel and entry fees paid into World Championships.