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Del Mar Racetrack - Where the Turf Meets the Surf
Experience the thrill of live thoroughbred racing at the world-famous Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, where "the turf meets the surf" - in beautiful Del Mar, California. Located at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, the Del Mar Racetrack is a legendary landmark that has attracted millions of horseracing fans and celebrities for 75 years - since Big Crosby greeted the first fan at the gate in 1937. Feel the thunder of the world's top thoroughbred horses race the mile-long oval racetrack by the sea in Del Mar.
Del Mar Race Track Racing -
Del Mar Racetrack is one of the top horseracing venues in the world, attracting award-winning thoroughbreds and jockeys from all over the world. Enjoy the exciting thoroughbred racing season at Del Mar Racetrack, from July to September, including high-stakes
racing events such as the $1 Million TVG Pacific Classic, Del Mar Derby, Bing Crosby Stakes, California Dreamin' Handicap, and Oceanside Stakes. For a Del Mar Thoroughbred Club racing and events schedule, visit www.dmtc.com.
Hotel Near Del Mar Race Track -
Hotel Near Del Mar Race TrackLocated less than a mile from the Del Mar Race Track, the Clarion Inn Del Mar welcomes racing fans to enjoy a relaxing boutique hotel overlooking the breathtaking Del Mar coastline and blue ocean. After a day at the races, come enjoy a beautiful oceanfront hotel, just steps from the white sand beach, quaint village of Del Mar and the legendary Del Mar Race Track. Stop by the Blue Water Café for fresh coastal cuisine and drinks. Lounge by the sparkling pool, relax in the lush garden, work out in the fitness center and stay connected to the races with WiFi. Check out our Del Mar Specials & Packages
Del Mar Race Track Events & Concerts -
The Del Mar Racetrack hosts a Summer Concert Series with the hottest bands and artists, as well as many exciting events, including the Gourmet Food Truck Festival and Del Mar National Horse Show in April. The Del Mar Fairgrounds is home to the exciting San Diego County Fair, held mid-June through the Fourth of July weekend.
Del Mar Racetrack History -
Hailed as Bing's Baby, the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club opened in 1937 under the leadership of Bing Crosby, and brought horseracing to Southern California. Bing recorded the song "Where the Turf Meets the Surf" in 1938, which opened every day of racing in the early days. For decades, racing season brought crowds, Hollywood celebrities and legendary horses to Del Mar. Since Seabiscuit won his famous race in 1938, Del Mar Racetrack has hosted the most exciting thoroughbred racing in the country. Opening day at Del Mar in 2010 drew a record crowd of 45,309 fans.