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Sunday, July 21st

Gates Open: 12 PM
First Post:    2 PM - 8 races

Every Saturday & Sunday

Family Weekends

Family Weekend   Family weekends are back every Saturday and Sunday at Del Mar! The infield is packed with numerous free attractions for the entire family. Activities include: Pony Rides Giant Inflatable Slide Giant Obstacle Course Face Painters Game Zone Del Mar Mascot Pony Boy And more!   Plus join us for a super-sized Family Fun Day on Sunday, July 21st, 2019.   

Every Saturday & Sunday

Daybreak at Del Mar

Daybreak at Del Mar     Early risers may enjoy morning workouts and breakfast in the Clubhouse Terrace Restaurant every Saturday and Sunday during the summer season. From 7:30 to 9:30 AM, visitors will be able to view morning workouts, dine in the open air restaurant and learn behind the scenes info from horsewoman and racing broadcaster Michelle Yu.  To attend, park in the main lot off Jimmy Durante Blvd., then proceed through the Clubhouse entrance to the second floor. There is no charge for admission to the event, but a $10 parking fee* applies.    *Those spending $25 or more in breakfast purchases will have the parking price deducted from their bill. 

Sunday, July 21

Family Fun Day & Giveaway

Family Fun Day   Family fun day is back and better than ever! Admission is free for children under 18. This special day is packed with numerous free attractions for the entire family in the spacious infield, activities include:   Plush Racehorse Giveaway for kids 12 & under Pony Rides Bungee Trampolines Rock Climbing Walls Pony Boy Mascot Meet & Greet Game Zone Giant Inflatable Slides and Obstacle Courses Body Art and Face Painters Caricature Artists  And much more!      

Every Saturday & Sunday

Weekend Handicapping Seminar

  FREE handicapping seminar featuring a special guest speaker going over their expert racing selections for the day's race card. Get unique insight and analysis from top horsemen, handicappers and members of the media.        7/20   Guest: Leonard Powell, Trainer 7/21   Guest: Barry Meadow, Author of "The Skeptical Handicapper"    Hosted by Frank Scatoni  7/27   Guest: TBD 7/28   Guest: Ruben Mendez Jr., Wagering Ambassador     Hosted by Frank Scatoni 8/3     Guest: TBD 8/4     Guest: Paul Cush, Professional Horseplayer    Hosted by Frank Scatoni 8/10    Guest: TBD 8/11    Guest: James Leal, Horseplayer    Hosted by Frank Scatoni 8/17   Guest: TBD 8/18   Guest: Leo Vukmanovich, Owner & Horseplayer    Hosted by Frank Scatoni 8/24   Guest: TBD 8/25   Guest: Greg Lawlor, Body Language Expert    Hosted by Frank Scatoni 8/31   Guest: TBD 9/1     Guest: Sean Alvarez, Tournament Player    Hosted by Frank Scatoni    

Every Sunday

Taste of the Turf Club

Taste of the Turf Club   Every Sunday experience a different prepared menu by Chef Brian Malarkey in the exclusive Turf Club at Del Mar.    One of San Diego's most celebrated chefs brings his talents trackside every Sunday. Bring your BFF's for a deliciously decadent day at the races featuring creative cuisine, a reserved Turf Club table, and bottomless mimosas.    Tables are limited. $100 per person includes Turf Club Table for the race day, Turf Club Admission, choice of appetizer, entree, dessert and bottomless mimosas, Del Marys or Chandon.   Attendees must comply with Turf Club Dress Code.         Tickets Interested in becoming a Turf Club Member?
Submit an application.      

New Owner Seminar

New to Ownership?
  Come listen to a panel of experts and learn all there is to know about partnerships and syndicates. Following the seminar, TOC will host a small tour and visit the following offices for an introduction and short Q&A – Paymaster, Racing and Track Photographer.   Reservations recommended: (626) 574-6620 or click here.             Try one of Del Mar's partners for one of the most exciting investments you can make. Joining an ownership group makes it easy and affordable. More Info


Newcomers' Seminar

  Learn valuable horse racing information including understanding the odds, easy handicapping methods, money management and insider racing tips.   Pick up helpful materials and receive free expert selections from host Frank Scatoni and Today's Racing Digest.  

Sunday, July 21

Red Cross Blood Drive

Join the Red Cross at the Del Mar Racetrack for a lifesaving Blood Drive! Registration Includes: 
  • Stretch Run Admission (2) on Sunday, July 21
  • Complimentary self-parking (while supplies last)
  • Plush Racehorse giveaway for kids 12 & under
  • Family Fun Day hosted in the infield
  • Red Cross swag giveaways
Anyone who registers and donations blood at the Lifesaving Blood Drive will also receive a complimentary t-shirt and trackside table for 4, including admission, for a future race day. Subject to availability.  Register