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, Uber Team Up for Transportation Partnership

Thursday, December 1st, 2016   (1 year ago)
Two of the leaders in their fields – Del Mar on the racing front and Uber, a technology company connecting riders with drivers – have teamed up for a partnership that will make going to...

Single Ticket Pick Six Hits Again at Del Mar on Friday

Friday, November 25th, 2016   (1 year ago)
A lone bettor tabbed six of six winners in the Pick Six at Del Mar Friday, taking down the main prize of $75,245, as well as the Single Ticket Pick Six Jackpot pool of $132,216....

Seabiscuit, Native Diver Two of the Best Ever at Del Mar

Friday, November 25th, 2016   (1 year ago)
By Emily Shields Seabiscuit (A) outgaming Ligaroti in 1938 at Del Mar. Two of the most exciting racehorses to ever grace American soil receive salutes this weekend when Del Mar presents the Seabiscuit Handicap and...

Breeders' Cup Festival Eyes Sponsors, Artists for Del Mar Project

Friday, November 25th, 2016   (1 year ago)
The call is going out: Sponsors and Artists – we need you. The Breeders’ Cup, the World Championships of horse racing, is headed to Del Mar next November. Along with its world class racing comes...

Pick Six Has 81 Winners Thursday; Single Ticket Carry at $116,092

Thursday, November 24th, 2016   (1 year ago)
The Pick Six was makeable on Thanksgiving Day at Del Mar and 81 separate winning tickets proved so. The $82,426 carryover that started the day in the popular pool swelled quite a bit when $506,402...

Pick Six Carryover of $82,426 for Thursday's Del Mar Program

Sunday, November 20th, 2016   (1 year ago)
Nobody could pick the winners of the final six races at Del Mar Sunday meaning there will be a carryover in the popular Pick Six bet when racing resumes on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day. The carryover...

Pick Six Pays $26,895 to Seven Bettors Saturday at Del Mar

Saturday, November 19th, 2016   (1 year ago)
Cecile’s Diamond scampered home a smart winner in the nitecap at Del Mar Saturday and trigged a $26,895 payoff to seven bettors playing the seaside track’s $323,875 Pick Six. Tyler Baze rode the filly for...

Safety Is the Name of the Game for Former Rider Jauregui

Friday, November 18th, 2016   (1 year ago)
Luis Jauregui © Zoe Metz for Del Mar Thoroughbred Club By Mac McBride It’s early in the morning and Luis Jauregui is somewhere on the backstretch at Del Mar. He might be chatting with a...

Del Mar Breaks Sharply from the Gate for its Fall 2016 Racing Season

Sunday, November 13th, 2016   (1 year ago)
Del Mar began its 2016 Fall racing season in a very positive fashion with robust increases in its on-track and overall handle, a massive $1-million Pick Six winner and three days of highly competitive racing...

Vic Stauffer Wins Del Mar November Handicapping Challenge

Sunday, November 13th, 2016   (1 year ago)
Pictured from left to right: Paul Hughes, Vic Stauffer and Contest Director Chris Bahr Vic Stauffer of Novato, CA, takes the Del Mar November Handicapping Challenge by turning his $2,500 starting bankroll into $23,375. Stauffer...

Single Ticket Pick Six Hits for $1,041,696 Sunday at Del Mar

Sunday, November 13th, 2016   (1 year ago)
With a furious rush through the lane, the 2-year-old gelding Colonel Samsen got up by a neck to capture the 9th Race at Del Mar Sunday, causing a massive Pick Six payoff of $1,041,696 for...

John Allunario Leads Del Mar November Handicapping Challenge

Saturday, November 12th, 2016   (1 year ago)
Allunario of San Diego, CA, is leading the Del Mar November Handicapping Challenge turning his starting bankroll of $2,500 into $20,010 after Day One of the two day Challenge. For being the top finisher on...

Upsets Trigger $203,127 Carryover Saturday at Del Mar

Saturday, November 12th, 2016   (1 year ago)
More surprises popped up Saturday at Del Mar forcing a second straight carryover in the track’s Pick Six pool, this one rising to a husky $203,127. In all likelihood, the “chase” money that will come...

Venable Wins Opening Day Fashion Contest

Friday, November 11th, 2016   (1 year ago)
From left to right: Second place winner, Most Patriotic, Kimberly Chavez of Vista, CA; first place winner, Most Patriotic, Taylor Rendon of Escondido, CA; third place winner, Pin-Up or Celebrity Look, Teresa Barnes of San...

Longshots Trigger Carryover on Opening Day at Del Mar

Friday, November 11th, 2016   (1 year ago)
A parade of longshots ruled the day – opening day – at Del Mar Friday as a Veterans Day gathering of 9,022 saw a Pick Six carryover of $55,093 materialize on a lovely autumn afternoon....

Third Bing Crosby Season Off and Running This Friday

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016   (1 year ago)
Del Mar’s “second season” – dubbed the “Bing Crosby Season” after the seaside track’s iconic founder – breaks from the gate this Friday for a 15-day run that will take it through to Sunday, December...

Officials Named for Del Mar's 2016 Fall Racing Meet

Friday, October 28th, 2016   (1 year ago)
Del Mar will host its third consecutive fall meeting beginning on Friday, November 11 with its usual stellar staff of racing officials signed on to oversee the sport during its “Bing Crosby Season.” The 15-day...

Enhanced Pick Six Part of Del Mar's Fall Betting Schedule

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016   (1 year ago)
Highlighted by an enhanced Pick Six bet that will offer a “Single Ticket Jackpot” that could produce a seven-figure payout, Del Mar will present a wide range of wagering options to fans with the start...

Del Mar, American Legion Post Host "Veterans Day Salute"

Friday, September 23rd, 2016   (1 year ago)
The famous Holiday Bowl flag will be at Del Mar for opening day © Benoit Del Mar will partner with a nearby American Legion Post for a “Veterans Day Salute” on its opening day of...

Enhanced California Pick Six Wager Will Kick Off at Del Mar

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016   (1 year ago)
An enhancement to the Pick Six wager that is expected to offer large payoffs and re-energize what has been California’s most popular exotic bet will have its debut with the opening of the annual Del...