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Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and Fairgrounds at La Jolla
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and Fairgrounds
Distance from hotel: 13.20 miles
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Del Mar Racetrack & Horse Racing Events

Step inside where Old Hollywood once placed bets, smoked cigars and enjoyed spirits. This world-class thoroughbred-racing arena epitomizes sophistication. Opened in 1937 by Bing Crosby, the Del Mar Racetrack continues to play host to visitors from around the globe who seek a fun and exciting way to spend a day seaside. With horse racing, dining, live shows and concerts taking place weekly, this coastal playground destination is a must-visit.
 

Details

Prices -

Wednesday - Sunday: $6, Clubhouse: $10
 

Hours -

 Summer Season:  July 19 - September 4, 2017.  Gates open at 12 pm. Fridays gates open at 2 pm (closed on Mondays and Tuesdays). Fall Bing Crosby Season: November 1 - 26, 2017. Del Mar will race Thursday through Sunday with gates opening at 10:30 am.
 

Events

  • Opening Day Hat Contest
  • Breeder's Cup
  • Gourmet Food Trucks
  • The Party
  • Camp Del Mar
  • Taste of the Turf Club
 
 

Activities

  • Horse Racing
  • Kids Camp
  • Concerts
  • Special Events
  • Dining
  • Drinks
 

FAQs

  • where can i eat at the Del Mar Racetrack?

    Aside from the many concession stands serving burgers, pizza, sandwiches and sweet treats, there are a handful of restaurants to dine at. Red Star Cafe, Clubhouse Terrace Restaurant and Veranda Cafe can be found on the 2nd floor, while Stretch Run Grill, Café del Sol Restaurant and 17 Hands are on the first. Most require reservations.
  • Where can I find the schedule of upcoming races at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club And Fairgrounds?

    A complete schedule of upcoming races and times can be found on their website at 2017 Summer Season Stakes Schedule. You can also get more info on upcoming events coming to the Del Mar Racetrack as well as all the fun concerts going on this summer.
 

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Map/Directions

Driving Direction to Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and Fairgrounds
or La Valencia Hotel