Del Mar Scene

Check out what's new on the Scene at Del Mar: unique fashion, the 411 on food and brews, and tips on betting the races.

Jockey Hector Berrios Settles in Nicely at Del Mar

Hector Berrios © Benoit Photo Several riders are giving Del Mar a shot for the first time this summer. It’s a daunting task for any rider to move his tack to a new track. It...

Horseplayers of Del Mar

All aboard the horseplayers' rollercoaster. Take a ride with Billy Koch, from picks to payouts.

Beholder's Introduction Makes Mandella One Proud Papa

Richard Mandella Just a quick glance at her resume is proof enough that Beholder belongs in the Racing Hall of Fame. Anyone who saw her run between 2012 and 2016 would have no problem putting...

Jockey Joe Bravo

Matt Miller Wins 2021 Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge

‘All-In’ Wager on Knicks Go in Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic Lifts Chicago Attorney to Top Prize in Racing’s Biggest Live-Money Tournament

2021 Breeders' Cup World Championships to Feature Immersive Digital and TV Fan Experience

Breeders’ Cup Unveils Latest in Digital and Broadcast Technology for Exciting At-Home Fan Experience The Breeders’ Cup unveiled today advancements in digital and broadcast technology available to fans celebrating the 2021 World Championships at home....

Lava Man Will Lead TVG Pacific Classic Post Parade

Lava Man Winning 2006 Pacific Classic Lava Man, the rags to riches gelding who ran his way into the Hall of Fame and in “retirement” has become a mentor to young horses as a stable...

Joe's Word: Track Renovation

Van Dyke Eyes Fast, Fresh Start Following Midwest Sojourn

Drayden Van Dyke Jockey Drayden Van Dyke wasn’t gone from the Southern California racing circuit all that long. Only a few months, from late March to early July, when the 26-year-old from Louisville went back...

Joe's Word: Opening Day