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.

Brooks Schuler Leads Del Mar November Handicapping Challenge

Saturday, November 14th, 2015   (5 years ago)
Schuler of Huntington Beach, CA, is leading the Del Mar November Handicapping Challenge turning his starting bankroll of $3,000 into $15,975 after Day One of the two day Challenge. For being the top finisher on...

Kenny Black Focused on Raising Old English Rancho Banner

Friday, November 13th, 2015   (5 years ago)
By Hank Wesch Kenny Black Kenny Black fought back tears, only partially successfully, at the thoughts of two men during a recent interview. The first was the late E. W. “Buddy” Johnston, owner of Old...

Sun Shines Bright Where Eddie Truman Roams

Friday, November 6th, 2015   (5 years ago)
by Hank Wesch Trainer Eddie Truman (center) shares a victory handshake with rider Kent Desormeaux following Go West Marie’s tally in the 2014 Fleet Treat Stakes. Flanking Truman are his wife Elizabeth and the late...

Del Mar Juvenile Champs Earn Breeders' Cup Glory

Saturday, October 31st, 2015   (5 years ago)
Songbird and Nyquist A pair of undefeated juvenile stars who made their marks at Del Mar this past summer -- the filly Songbird and the colt Nyquist -- captured their respective 2-year-old championship races in...

Opening Day Hollywood Fashion Contest

Thursday, October 29th, 2015   (5 years ago)
The 2nd annual Hollywood Fashion Contest at Del Mar Racetrack drew more than 100 contestants. Winners in each category received: First place: $300 Second place: $200 and Third place: $100. The Bing Crosby Grand Prize...

The Breeders' Cup Reveals the Official Logo for the 2017 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club

Thursday, October 29th, 2015   (5 years ago)
New logo design inspired by Del Mar’s style and Iconic Beauty LEXINGTON, Ky. (October 29, 2015) – The Breeders’ Cup has today revealed the stunning new logo for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, which...

Trainers Respond Positively to Second Fall Season at Del Mar

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015   (5 years ago)
Stall applications have been flowing in to Del Mar’s racing office in advance of the track’s second fall season, scheduled to begin on Thursday, October 29. The five week, 20-day meeting again will carry the...

Breeders' Cup Days Provide Racing Bonanza at Del Mar

Friday, October 16th, 2015   (5 years ago)
Del Mar’s second “Bing Crosby Season” gets a jump start to its 20-day session when the seaside track serves as the California host of the 32nd edition of the Breeders’ Cup, a two-day run of...

It's "Bing" Season Again With Lots of Extra Added Attractions

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015   (6 years ago)
Del Mar’s second go-round with the “Bing Crosby Season” will be bigger – and possibly even better – when it rolls out for a 20-day, five-week stand starting on Thursday, October 29. Last year’s initial...

Del Mar Officials Named for 2015 "Bing Crosby Season" Meet

Thursday, October 8th, 2015   (6 years ago)
Del Mar will host its second “Bing Crosby Season” – this one including two days of Breeders’ Cup races – starting Thursday, October 29 with a solid crew of racing officials on board as the...