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.

Del Mar Shifts Weekend Post Times To 12:30 PM

Sunday, November 9th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Starting next weekend, first post at Del Mar on Saturdays and Sundays will be shifted from noon to 12:30 p.m. The change will mean all racing programs at the seaside track for its November “Bing...

The Saga of Scotty: Calling The Shots As A Jocks Agent

Sunday, November 9th, 2014   (6 years ago)
By Alexis Garske The jury is still out on Babe Ruth’s ‘called shot’ home run in the final game of the 1932 World Series, but there are no lack of believers that say he did....

Hollywood Feel Shines As 'Crosby Season' Breaks From Gate

Friday, November 7th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Del Mar President Joe Harper, center, Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, left, and jockey Aaron Gryder, right, welcome fashion contest participants to opening day of the inaugural Bing Crosby Season at the seaside oval...

Play the Del Mar Online Handicapping Contest

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014   (6 years ago)
The Challenge is On! Test your handicapping skills against others across the country. Wager a fictitious $100 bankroll on a designated Del Mar race each day. The top two finishers win a seat at the...

"Daybreak at Del Mar" A Saturday Special During 'Crosby' Meet

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014   (6 years ago)
“Daybreak at Del Mar,” the popular trackside morning breakfast program that mixes tasty fare with galloping horses, will be a ‘Saturday only’ thing over the course of the new “Bing Crosby Season” upcoming at the...

'Bing Crosby Season' Offers Fans Many Feature Events

Monday, November 3rd, 2014   (6 years ago)
Del Mar’s new “Bing Crosby Season,” which opens for a 15-day run this Friday, offers Thoroughbred fans features and special events on just about every day of racing throughout the month at the scenic seaside...

Officials Named For Del Mar's "Bing Crosby Season" Meeting

Friday, October 31st, 2014   (6 years ago)
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club will present its first “Bing Crosby Season” starting next Friday (November 7) led by a veteran team of racing officials. The 15-day stand, which carries through to Sunday, November 30, fills...

'Crosby Season' Bet Menu Parallels Del Mar Summer Meet

Thursday, October 30th, 2014   (6 years ago)
With just a few differences, Del Mar’s upcoming “Bing Crosby Season” betting menu will be quite similar to the offerings presented this past summer at the seaside oval. Racing begins next Friday (November 7) for...

Barrett Sales Shifts to Del Mar Fairgrounds Starting in 2015

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Barrett Sales, which has conducted Thoroughbred auctions at Fairplex in Pomona since its inception in 1990, will shift its primary sales location to the Del Mar Fairgrounds starting in 2015. Kim Lloyd, Barretts’ general manager,...

Del Mar's Inaugural Bing Crosby Season Kicks Off With Opening Day Vintage Hollywood Fashion Contest

Monday, October 20th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Del Mar opens its gates a second time this year for four weeks of exciting Thoroughbred horse racing, free concerts and epicurean events. Opening Day will be Friday, November 7, and one of its highlights...