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.

Sherman Considering Two Del Mar Possibilities For 'Chrome'

Trainer Art Sherman indicated Wednesday morning that he is considering two possibilities at Del Mar for an additional race for California Chrome – the Hollywood Derby on grass and the Native Diver Handicap on Polytrack....

California Chrome Nominated To Run In Del Mar's Hollywood Derby

Trainer Art Sherman has nominated California Chrome to the Hollywood Derby at Del Mar on Saturday, November 29 for what figures to be the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner’s final race of 2014. The...

Numbers Way Up As Del Mar Kicks Off 'Bing Crosby Season'

Del Mar’s “Bing Crosby Season” got up and running November 7-8-9 and the running was good. The seaside track’s new 15-day fall meet completed its first week of action Sunday and the numbers, the racing...

Del Mar Shifts Weekend Post Times To 12:30 PM

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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...