Del Mar News & Announcements

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Tickets for 2017 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Del Mar To Go on Sale March 6

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017   (1 year ago)
Fans Encouraged to Sign-up for Pre-Sale Access The Breeders’ Cup today announced that tickets for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar will go on sale to the public on Monday, March 6....

TVG Pacific Classic Set for August 19 on NBC Sports Network

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017   (1 year ago)
The 27th running of the $1,000,000 TVG Pacific Classic will be held on Saturday, August 19 at Del Mar and be broadcast live by the NBC Sports Network.

Dennis Moore Takes Additional Role As Del Mar's Director Of Track Maintenance

Thursday, January 19th, 2017   (1 year ago)
Moore will continue his full-time role at Santa Anita while also assuming his new responsibilities at Del Mar for its summer and fall meetings.

Del Mar to Make Special Payouts for Closing Day Pick Six Consolations

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016   (1 year ago)
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club announced today that it will make special consolation payouts to those who picked five of six winners in its Sunday, December 4 Pick Six wager, wanting to “make it right” for...

First-Class Racing Highlights Del Mar's Third Fall Season

Sunday, December 4th, 2016   (1 year ago)
Highlighted by a series of terrific stakes races to finish out its final weekend, Del Mar brought its third fall racing season to a sparkling close Sunday with strong wagering numbers rung up and a...

$89,411 Carryover, Mandatory Payout in Del Mar Pick Six Sunday

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016   (1 year ago)
There will be an $89,411 Pick Six carryover and a mandatory payout Sunday in the Pick Six at Del Mar after action closed out Saturday on the track’s penultimate fall meet card. Though the regular...

Saturday Carryovers in Pick Six Pool and Single Ticket Jackpot

Friday, December 2nd, 2016   (1 year ago)
Nary a soul could tab the Pick Six races at Del Mar Friday meaning there will be a pair of carryovers into Saturday’s penultimate card of the Fall meet – a $42,767 carry in the...

Premature Exit Doesn't Dim Jockey Flavien Prat's Rising Star

Friday, December 2nd, 2016   (1 year ago)
By Hank Wesch Flavien Prat © Zoe Mets for Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Flavien Prat was scheduled for mounts in the third, seventh, eighth and ninth races at Del Mar last Sunday. So, in accordance...

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...