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.

Bejarano Top Jockey; Hollendorfer/Miller Tie

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014   (6 years ago)
Rafael Bejarano won his fourth Del Mar leading rider title and Jerry Hollendorfer and Peter Miller tied for the training crown as Del Mar’s 2014 season raced to a close on Wednesday (September 3). The...

Hronis Brothers Repeat Winners Of Both Del Mar Owners' Titles

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014   (6 years ago)
A victory by Daddy D T in the $100,000 Oak Tree Juvenile Turf on closing day provided the boost that made Kosta and Pete Hronis, who race under the nom de course of Hronis Racing,...

Shared Belief Voted 2014 Horse Of The Meeting

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014   (6 years ago)
Shared Belief, whose victory in the $1 million TVG Pacific Classic extended his undefeated record to 6-0, was a unanimous choice as Horse of the Meeting and top 3-year-old by vote of the Del Mar...

Pick-6 Carryover Saturday August 30th - $61,395

Friday, August 29th, 2014   (6 years ago)
A Pick Six carryover of $61,395 was triggered Friday at Del Mar. The Pick Six on Saturday's card starts Race 6. Join us for a wealth of excitement tomorrow, including Daybreak at Del Mar, Wierner...

Del Mar Futurity Has Admirable Record As Kentucky Derby Indicator

Friday, August 29th, 2014   (6 years ago)
By Hank Wesch In its 11th running, in 1958, the Del Mar Futurity produced a winner, English-bred Tomy Lee, who would wear the blanket of roses on the first Saturday in May the following year...

Del Mar’s Inaugural Bing Crosby Season Debuts November 7

Monday, August 25th, 2014   (6 years ago)
After a thrilling summer of fast racing and huge events, the legendary seaside track will open again for its inaugural Bing Crosby Season, November 7-30. Old Hollywood style meets classic Southern California cool this November...

Past Provides Precedent For 3-Year-Olds in TVG Pacific Classic

Thursday, August 21st, 2014   (6 years ago)
By Hank Wesch Most horsemen will tell you that a 3-year-old Thoroughbred in the spring is like a 15-year-old boy in human terms. Very few of them would ever be capable of competing with “men.”...

“Dude” vs. “Belief” Showdown In $1-Million TVG Pacific Classic Sunday

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014   (6 years ago)
DEL MAR, CA – Like an old-fashioned gunslingers showdown, the old pro Game On Dude will take on the quick-on-the-draw “kid” Shared Belief here Sunday in the 24th edition of the $1-million TVG Pacific Classic....

Battle Off The Saddle

Monday, August 18th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Jockeys Elvis Trujillo and Corey Nakatani to box in special exhibition match DEL MAR, Calif. – Two of Del Mar’s top jockeys – Corey Nakatani and Elvis Trujillo – are going to battle it out...

International Beer Festival On Tap Pacific Classic Day

Friday, August 15th, 2014   (6 years ago)
The second of two summer beer festivals – this one with a distinctive international flavor – will be held on Pacific Classic Day, Sunday, August 24, in the Seaside Concert area at Del Mar. Over...