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Where is Del Mar Racetrack?

Del Mar is located in Del Mar, California, just 20 miles north of San Diego. It is situated right next to the beach, hence Del Mar’s longtime slogan, “Where The Turf Meets the Surf”.

When does Del Mar race?

Del Mar runs live racing July through early September. A second live racing meet that runs November to mid-December started in 2014 and is known as the Bing Crosby Season.

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Del Mar Summer Stakes Schedule

Wednesday, Jul 17Oceanside Stakes $50,000
Thursday, Jul 18Fleet Treat Stakes $150,000
Friday, Jul 19Osunitas Stakes $50,000
Friday, Jul 19Osunitas Stakes $50,000
Saturday, Jul 20San Diego HandicapII$200,000
Saturday, Jul 20San Clemente StakesII$200,000
Saturday, Jul 20Daisycutter Handicap $85,000
Sunday, Jul 21Eddie Read StakesII$250,000
Sunday, Jul 21Wickerr Stakes $50,000
Wednesday, Jul 24Cougar IIIII$100,000
Friday, Jul 26California Dreamin' Stakes $150,000
Saturday, Jul 27Bing Crosby StakesI$300,000
Saturday, Jul 27Real Good Stakes $150,000
Sunday, Jul 28Clement L. Hirsch StakesI$300,000
Wednesday, Jul 31CTBA Stakes $100,000
Friday, Aug 2Graduation Stakes $100,000
Saturday, Aug 3Yellow Ribbon HandicapII$200,000
Saturday, Aug 3Sorrento StakesII$200,000
Sunday, Aug 4La Jolla HandicapIII$150,000
Friday, Aug 9Solana Beach Stakes $150,000
Saturday, Aug 10Best Pal StakesII$200,000
Sunday, Aug 11Rancho Bernardo HandicapIII$100,000
Friday, Aug 16CTT and TOC Stakes $85,000
Saturday, Aug 17Pacific ClassicI$1,000,000
Saturday, Aug 17Del Mar OaksI$300,000
Saturday, Aug 17Del Mar HandicapII$250,000
Saturday, Aug 17Green Flash HandicapIII$100,000
Saturday, Aug 17Torrey Pines StakesIII$100,000
Sunday, Aug 18Del Mar MileII$200,000
Wednesday, Aug 21Harry F. Brubaker Stakes $85,000
Friday, Aug 23Tranquility Lake Stakes $85,000
Saturday, Aug 24Pat O'Brien StakesII$200,000
Sunday, Aug 25Shared Belief Stakes $100,000
Wednesday, Aug 28Generous Portion Stakes $100,000
Friday, Aug 30I'm Smokin Stakes $100,000
Saturday, Aug 31Del Mar DebutantI$300,000
Saturday, Aug 31John C. Mabee StakesII$200,000
Sunday, Sept 1Del Mar DerbyII$250,000
Sunday, Sept 1Del Mar Juvenile Turf $100,000
Monday, Sept 2Del Mar FururityI$300,000
Monday, Sept 2Del Mar Juvenile Fillies Turf $100,000

Del Mar History

Del Mar Race track opened in 1937 thanks mainly to two men, singer and actor Bing Crosby and actor Pat O’Brien. Opening day 1937 featured Bing Crosby welcoming fans to his track. By 1940, Del Mar was the place for Hollywood stars to see and be seen. Del Mar opened during a time when Americans loved racing as much as they loved baseball ad Del Mar flourished, being called the ‘Saratoga of the West’.

Del Mar Track Surface

The Del Mar track surface has undergone quite a few renovations in its history, from the dirt track being totally removed and replaced with a synthetic surface, and back again to dirt seven years later, to the turf course being widened to 80 feet. Del Mar has a one-mile oval with chutes for 7/8 and 1 1/4 mile races and a seven-eighths mile oval with a diagonal straight away chute for 1 1/16 and 1 1/8 mile races.

Betting Del Mar

Del Mar opens Wednesday, July 17 with the Oceanside Stakes headlining the card. There are 41 stakes races this summer at Del Mar, and when betting Del Mar, keep in mind that horses that have performed well at Del Mar have a big edge over those who haven’t. Xpressbet is your way to play the races at Del Mar. Sign Up Now to Pick your Bonus and start wagering today!

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