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.

Two Female Jockey Agents Riding a Race to Success

Thursday, August 14th, 2014   (7 years ago)
By Gene Williams Susan McBrayer Sarah Wolfe In what many perceive as a man’s world, jockey agents Sarah Wolfe and Susan McBrayer are doing quite well, thank you. They are the only female agents at...

Turf Racing Return to Del Mar; Course Performs Well

Saturday, August 9th, 2014   (7 years ago)
Turf course racing was back on the agenda at Del Mar Saturday after six racing days on the sidelines and the track’s new grass course performed without incident. Three races were conducted on the seven-furlong...

Ticket for Bing Crosby Season on sale Monday August 11th

Friday, August 8th, 2014   (7 years ago)
Friday November 7th through Sunday November 30th Tickets for the inaugural Bing Crosby season will be available online and over the phone starting Monday August 11th at 9:00 am. This new fall season will run...

At The End of The Racing Day, Stewards are People Too

Thursday, August 7th, 2014   (7 years ago)
By Hank Wesch Del Mar stewards (from left) Luis Jauregui, Scott Chaney and Kim Sawyer. There is undeniable power and responsibility that comes with being part of a three-person judge and jury that rules over...

Pick Six Carryover at Del Mar

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014   (7 years ago)
Pick-6 CarryoverWednesday August 6th - $195,206 A Pick Six carryover of $195,206 was triggered Sunday at Del Mar. The Pick Six on Wednesday's card starts Race 4. Join us for Free & Easy Wednesday and...

Del Mar Makes Additional Adjustments to Its Turf Racing

Friday, August 1st, 2014   (7 years ago)
Del Mar plans further adjustments to racing on its turf course following injuries on the new surface, which had been expanded and installed this past winter to replace its previous course that was more than...

Turf Races Moved to Polytrack for Remainder of Week

Thursday, July 31st, 2014   (7 years ago)
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club feels deep sorrow and great concern following a further injury on our turf course during racing on Thursday afternoon. We continue to be of the belief that Del Mar’s turf course...

Gary Jones Set To Join Idols As He Enters Hall of Fame

Thursday, July 31st, 2014   (7 years ago)
By Gene Williams It didn’t take retired trainer Gary Jones long to verbalize his response to being named to the Museum of Racing Hall of Fame. “I was flabbergasted when they told me,” said the...

 Random Drawing Set for 2014

Thursday, July 31st, 2014   (7 years ago)
“Bing Crosby Season” Opening Day Trackside Tables Friday November 7th through Sunday November 30th With the much anticipated Del Mar Bing Crosby Season right around the corner, be sure to enter our online drawing for...

Young Pulls Away To Win The 11th Annual Del Mar Handicapping Challenge

Sunday, July 27th, 2014   (7 years ago)
Young Pulls Away To Win The 11th Annual Del Mar Handicapping Challenge Gary Young of Pasadena, CA, held off the competition in day two of the 2014 Del Mar Handicapping Challenge by closing strong to...