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's Wide-Ranging Bet Menu Includes Special Pick Six Wager

Friday, June 23rd, 2017   (5 months ago)
Del Mar’s wagering menu comes with its usual full-range of betting options for 2017 and again is expected to attract some of the highest pools in racing. But additionally this year the track will include...

Del Mar to Host Chargers Salute to San Diego Fans on Saturday, July 22

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017   (5 months ago)
“Chargers Day at Del Mar,” a celebration of the team’s rich history in San Diego keyed around the team’s former players paying tribute to their faithful fans, will be held Saturday, July 22 at the...

Superstar Arrogate Scheduled to Return in TVG San Diego 'Cap July 22

Monday, June 5th, 2017   (6 months ago)
"The TVG San Diego likely is our next stop if all goes well,” said Arrogate’s trainer, Hall of Famer Bob Baffert. “We’ll take him to Del Mar for the summer and if he gets back in action in the TVG San Diego, that could be a good prep for the Pacific Classic and then possibly the Breeders’ Cup Classic.”

2017 Breeders' Cup World Championships Race Distances Announced

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017   (6 months ago)
© Breeders’ Cup/Eclipesportswire The Breeders’ Cup today announced the official distances of the 13 races comprising the 2017 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, which will be held, for the first time, at the Del Mar racetrack...

See and Be Scene at Del Mar's Summer Racing Season

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017   (6 months ago)
Top-tier concerts, Thoroughbreds and craft-food and beer festivals are in store during an entertainment-packed summer.

Del Mar to Host Five Breeders' Cup Challenge Races During Summer Meeting

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017   (8 months ago)
2017 Breeders' Cup Challenge features winners of 81 races in 13 countries earning automatic berths, travel and entry fees paid into World Championships.

Breeders' Cup and NBC Sports Group Announce 2017 Breeders' Cup Challenge Television Schedule

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017   (8 months ago)
The TVG Pacific Classic at Del Mar to be showcased August 19th.

"Ship and Win" Program Even More Lucrative in 2017 at Del Mar

Thursday, April 6th, 2017   (8 months ago)
Del Mar’s simple, yet highly effective, “Ship and Win” program will be back with a notable increase providing even more encouragement to – literally – ship and win.

Del Mar Modifies Its Main Track Under Direction of Moore

Thursday, March 30th, 2017   (8 months ago)
Del Mar has begun a process designed to modify its main track with an end result of having it replicate the banking and grading of its sister track to the north, Santa Anita Park. Crews began their work on the track on Wednesday, March 29.

41 Stakes Worth $7.3 Million on Del Mar's 2017 Summer Schedule

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017   (8 months ago)
The summer of 2017 will see Del Mar offer 41 stakes races worth $7.3 million for its horsemen during a 36-day season that will be the 78th for the iconic track founded in 1937 by...

Breeders' Cup Opens Ticket Sales to the General Public for 2017 World Championships

Monday, March 6th, 2017   (9 months ago)
Following Successful Pre-Sale, Remaining Tickets Expected to Sell Out Quickly and Fans Encouraged to Purchase Tickets Right Away The Breeders’ Cup today announced that tickets to the 2017 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar...

Breeders' Cup Releases Ticketing Information for 2017 World Championships at Del Mar

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017   (9 months ago)
Breeders’ Cup and Del Mar are investing more than $4.5 million and capping attendance to enhance fan experience. Tickets to go on sale on Monday, March 6 at Noon EST / 9:00 A.M. PST.

Tickets for 2017 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Del Mar To Go on Sale March 6

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017   (10 months ago)
Fans Encouraged to Sign-up for Pre-Sale Access The Breeders’ Cup today announced that tickets for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar will go on sale to the public on Monday, March 6....

TVG Pacific Classic Set for August 19 on NBC Sports Network

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017   (10 months ago)
The 27th running of the $1,000,000 TVG Pacific Classic will be held on Saturday, August 19 at Del Mar and be broadcast live by the NBC Sports Network.

Dennis Moore Takes Additional Role As Del Mar's Director Of Track Maintenance

Thursday, January 19th, 2017   (10 months ago)
Moore will continue his full-time role at Santa Anita while also assuming his new responsibilities at Del Mar for its summer and fall meetings.

Del Mar to Make Special Payouts for Closing Day Pick Six Consolations

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016   (1 year ago)
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club announced today that it will make special consolation payouts to those who picked five of six winners in its Sunday, December 4 Pick Six wager, wanting to “make it right” for...

First-Class Racing Highlights Del Mar's Third Fall Season

Sunday, December 4th, 2016   (1 year ago)
Highlighted by a series of terrific stakes races to finish out its final weekend, Del Mar brought its third fall racing season to a sparkling close Sunday with strong wagering numbers rung up and a...

$89,411 Carryover, Mandatory Payout in Del Mar Pick Six Sunday

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016   (1 year ago)
There will be an $89,411 Pick Six carryover and a mandatory payout Sunday in the Pick Six at Del Mar after action closed out Saturday on the track’s penultimate fall meet card. Though the regular...

Saturday Carryovers in Pick Six Pool and Single Ticket Jackpot

Friday, December 2nd, 2016   (1 year ago)
Nary a soul could tab the Pick Six races at Del Mar Friday meaning there will be a pair of carryovers into Saturday’s penultimate card of the Fall meet – a $42,767 carry in the...

Premature Exit Doesn't Dim Jockey Flavien Prat's Rising Star

Friday, December 2nd, 2016   (1 year ago)
By Hank Wesch Flavien Prat © Zoe Mets for Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Flavien Prat was scheduled for mounts in the third, seventh, eighth and ninth races at Del Mar last Sunday. So, in accordance...