Del Mar News & Announcements
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Published Friday, August 19th, 2022 (1 year ago)
Terry Lovingier © Benoit Photo
By Jim Charvat
When you love a sport as much as Terry Lovingier loves horse racing, the time and effort you put into it is irrelevant. That is why when...
Published Wednesday, August 17th, 2022 (1 year ago)
Ron McAnally and Laffit Pincay, Jr. at Del Mar in 1998.
Hall of Fame trainer Ron McAnally, the dean of California conditioners and a man who is celebrating the unprecedented feat of spending his 74th...
Published Monday, August 15th, 2022 (1 year ago)
The first half of Del Mar’s 83rd summer season has been highlighted by world-class safe racing, full fields and sizeable increases in wagering and on-track attendance.
Fueled by record California purses of over $800,000 per...
Published Friday, August 12th, 2022 (1 year ago)
Juan J. Hernandez © Benoit Photo
By Jim Charvat
There was a collective sigh of relief in the Santa Anita and Del Mar jockey colonies last spring when Flavien Prat moved his tack back east....
Published Thursday, August 11th, 2022 (1 year ago)
Del Mar will be off and running Friday, August 19 a bit earlier at 3 p.m. instead of the usual 4 p.m. start time.
The Friday switch to 3 p.m. will be the first of...
Published Saturday, August 6th, 2022 (1 year ago)
Online Fundraiser Aims to Raise $150,000 for Retired Racehorses
Published Friday, August 5th, 2022 (1 year ago)
The Del Mar “Amigos:” (L to R) Ramon Vazquez, Hector Berrios, Florent Geroux © Benoit Photo
By Gene Williams
This racing season the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club has taken a page from a Hollywood script...
Published Thursday, August 4th, 2022 (1 year ago)
“The Art of Racing,” a new twist on an old Del Mar theme, will come full blown this Saturday at the track around its large Plaza d’Mexico fountain starting at 12 noon and going forward...
Published Friday, July 29th, 2022 (1 year ago)
The Class of 2022 Del Mar Intern Crew: (L to R) R.J. Faltinsky, Chris Lee, Del Mar Intern Overseer Trish Stiles, Brigitte Becko, Del Mar CEO Joe Harper, Brooke Promes and Ben Atkinson. © Benoit...
Published Thursday, July 28th, 2022 (1 year ago)
American Theorem © Benoit Photo
Topped by a pair of deep and deeply competitive stakes races, Del Mar will present a sparkling 11-race program Saturday on Day 6 of its 83rd summer race meet. First...