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.

Rosario Returns to Site of Many Successes for Turf Festival

Joel Rosario © Benoit Photo By Hank Wesch The 2013 racing schedule afforded jockey Joel Rosario time to ride the opening day card at Del Mar on Wednesday then move on for the start of...

Chaos Theory Takes Del Mar Feature; Trainer Glatt Scores His 1,000 Win

Chaos Theory © Benoit Photo Folks got a sample of rider Umberto Rispoli’s special talents this past summer at Del Mar when the international reinsman rode 49 winners in the 27-day meet, many of them...

Gryder Chooses To End Worldwide Career at a Starting Point

Aaron Gryder By Hank Wesch Aaron Gryder’s earliest memories of Del Mar are the times when his age was still in single digits, coming down from Los Angeles on the early Saturday morning train with...

Apprentices Pyfer, Centeno - So Much Alike, Yet So Very Different

Jessica Pyfer & Alexis Centeno © Benoit Photo By Mac McBride Del Mar has a pair of young and game apprentice riders in its colony this season – Jessica Pyfer and Alexis Centeno. In many...

Seventh Del Mar Fall Race Meeting Off and Running Saturday

Del Mar’s seventh consecutive fall race meeting – presented with a Hollywood flare and a title that honors the track’s founder, Bing Crosby – breaks from the starting gate this Saturday for a 15-day stand...

Change in Pick Six Wagering Highlights Del Mar's Fall Bet Menu

Following strong growth in its Pick Four and Pick Five bets when they were shifted to a 50¢ wager, Del Mar will change its traditional $2 Pick Six bet to a 50¢ one with the...

First Condition Book for Del Mar's Bing Crosby Season Is Out

Del Mar has announced the release of its first condition book for the upcoming Bing Crosby Season, an 8-day book that will cover the first half of the 15-day session, which runs for Saturday, October...

Collmus Fills In Again for Denman at Del Mar's Fall Meet

Larry Collmus © Benoit Photo With Trevor Denman again opting to stay home out of concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, Del Mar once more has called on his ace substitute – Larry Collmus – to...

Del Mar Increases Fall Meet Purses, "Ship & Win" Bonus

Del Mar’s seventh fall race meeting – starting on Saturday, October 31 – will provide horsemen with a healthy 10% blended increase in their overnight purses and the highest bonuses ever tied to the popular...

16 Stakes Highlight 15-Day Bing Crosby Season Starting Oct. 31

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club will present its seventh fall race meeting – officially titled the Bing Crosby Season in a salute to the seaside track’s founder – with 16 stakes worth $2,250,000 scheduled during a...