The Del Mar Racetrack is a world-class Thoroughbred racing destination welcoming the industry's top athletes and California's most spirited partygoers during it's Summer (mid-July through early September) and Fall (November) seasons.
Opened in 1937 by Bing Crosby, the seaside track has played host to celebrities for decades, from Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz to the stars of Entourage. Unlike any other track in the nation, Del Mar is known for its sophistication, fashion and excitement of horse racing that attracts visitors from across the country looking to capture the Old Hollywood allure of the San Diego destination.
The 2019 SUMMER SEASON takes place from July 17 to September 2, 2019. Gates open at 12 noon with first post daily at 2:00 pm, Fridays gates open at 2:00 pm and first post time starting at 4:00 pm (closed on Mondays and Tuesdays). The weekends feature family weekends in the infield, with rides, games, giveaways and free activities. Concerts every Friday and select Saturdays. Concerts are free with racetrack admission provided attendees arive before the start of the last race. Check the events calendar for more information DelMarRacing.com
The 2019 FALL RACING FESTIVAL will take place from November 8 to December 1, 2019. Del Mar will race Thursday through Sunday. With the exception of Thanksgiving, post time throughout the fall season will be 12 noon with gates opening at 10:30am.
For more information visit our DelMarRacing.com
Summer: 7/17/19 - 9/2/19
Wednesday-Sunday First Post at 2:00 pm; Gates open at 12 pm
Fridays First Post at 4:00 pm; Gates open at 2:00 pm
Fall Racing Festival: 11/8/19 - 12/1/19
Thursday-Sunday First Post at 12 pm; Gates open at 10:30 am
Thanksgiving First Post at 11:00 am; Gates open at 9:30am
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