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.

Late Pick Five Payouts Carry Rich "Bonus" at Del Mar

Sunday, July 15th, 2018   (8 months ago)
One of Del Mar’s new bets this summer – the .50¢ late Pick Five on the day’s final five races – has had a healthy bonus factor tied to it that might provide a racing...

"Free & Easy" Even Better as "Brigantine Wednesdays" at Del Mar

Friday, July 13th, 2018   (8 months ago)
“Free & Easy Wednesdays,” which over the last decade has become Del Mar’s all-time favorite value attraction, picked up a popular partner and a brand new name when the track and the Brigantine Restaurants agreed...

Upgraded Del Mar App Faster, Easier, More Extensive for Users

Thursday, July 12th, 2018   (8 months ago)
Del Mar’s Mobile App, a trend-setter in the industry when it was first introduced in 2011, has undergone its latest set of upgrades and enhancements and will offer even more advantages to its users with...

Three New Wagers Added to Del Mar's 2018 Betting Menu

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018   (8 months ago)
Del Mar’s betting menu, which last year offered 14 different wagers for seaside investors, will grow by three new bets this summer when the 36-day session gets off and running on Wednesday, July 18. The...

Del Mar's Stable Area Kitchen "Refreshed" for 2018 Season

Thursday, June 21st, 2018   (9 months ago)
Debby Baltas & her kitchen crew © Benoit Photo Del Mar’s friendly backstretch kitchen, long a staple for backstretch workers as well as visitors to the stable area, will have a “refreshed” look this season...

Actress/Horsewoman/Advocate Bo Derek Joins Board of DMTC

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018   (10 months ago)
“We are absolutely delighted to have a woman of Bo’s background and stature join us at Del Mar,” said DMTC’s CEO Joe Harper. “She brings a lifetime of knowledge and a world of care and concern for the horse with her and that puts her right in line with our priorities here. She’ll be a wonderful addition to our leadership ranks.”

Horses Filtering Back to San Luis Rey Downs from Del Mar

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018   (11 months ago)
Del Mar stable area. The first of the Lilac fire horses who had to be evacuated from San Luis Rey Downs and take up residence at Del Mar in December began to filter back to...

"Ship and Win" - Offering More Money in 2018 - Returns to Del Mar

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018   (11 months ago)
Chicago Style, on the move in the Hollywood Turf Cup last fall, was one of the highly successful “Ship and Win” horses in 2017 at Del Mar. © Benoit Del Mar’s highly effective “Ship and...

Del Mar Again Offers 41 Stakes at $7.3 Million for Summer 2018

Thursday, March 29th, 2018   (11 months ago)
Mirroring its successful 2017 summer stakes pattern, Del Mar will present 41 stakes races worth $7,300,000 over the course of the 36-day session scheduled for 2018. Racing alongside the blue Pacific this year will begin...

2017 Breeders' Cup World Championships brings $96.8 Million to San Diego Economy

Thursday, March 1st, 2018   (1 year ago)
Breeders’ Cup provides powerful economic stimulus to local San Diego community through extensive employment opportunities and increased visitor and local spending.