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Saturday, July 27th

Gates Open: 12 PM
First Post:    2 PM - 10 races

Saturday, July 27

Uncorked: Del Mar Wine Festival

Uncorked: Del Mar Wine Festival   Ladies grab your hats and gents pull out your bow ties.... Uncorked is coming to the track!  Enjoy over 150 wines, gourmet food and music all while trackside watching the live races. Uncorked General Admission includes: 
  • Unlimited Wine Tasting
  • Racetrack Admission & Exclusive Viewing area
Uncorked VIP Admission includes: 
  • Early Event Access at 2 PM
  • Special Reserve Wine 
  • Racing Tip Sheet
Tickets The first 100 fans to use code DelMar10 get $10 off online     

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. 

Donuts Day

Donuts Day    Enjoy FREE coffee, orange juice, and delicious donuts from 8 - 10 AM in the Seaside Cabana, west of the Grandstand. Enjoy Q&A sessions led by track announcer Trevor Denman with famous jockeys and trainers, all while watching the horses during their morning workouts. Meet the Del Mar Mascot, Pony Boy, along with face painting, entertainers, and free prizes for the kids. Free parking in main lot.   Saturday, July 27 Guests:    TBD  Saturday, Aug. 10 Guests:    TBD    Dates & Guests are subject to change.    

Saturday & Sunday, July 27 - 28

Handicapping Challenge

Del Mar Handicapping Challenge      
To Enter : $8,000 buy-in inclusive of $6,000 live bankroll and $2,000 towards the prize pool.  Up to two entries per person.    Register     Format : Live money contest. Win, Place, Show, Exacta, Trifecta and Daily Double wagering. Wager $500 or more on at least three Del Mar live races each day and at least $3,000 each day.     Prizes* : 100% of the prize pool returned including seven BCBC $10,000 entries and eight 2019 National Handicapping Challenge (NHC) entries awarded. $220,000 in total prizes expected plus $1 Million Bonus Opportunity to the first-place finisher. 

First: $70,000, $10,000 entry to BCBC, 2020 NHC Entry & Travel Stipend Second: $30,000, $10,000 entry to BCBC, 2020 NHC Entry & Travel Stipend Third: $8,000, $10,000 entry to BCBC, 2020 NHC Entry & Travel Stipend Fourth: $2,000, $10,000 entry to BCBC, 2020 NHC Entry & Travel Stipend Fifth: $10,000 entry to BCBC, 2020 NHC Entry & Travel Stipend Sixth:  $10,000 entry to BCBC, 2020 NHC Entry & Travel Stipend Seventh: $10,000 entry to BCBC Eigth:  2020 NHC Entry & Travel Stipend Ninth:  2020 NHC Entry & Travel Stipend Tenth:  $2,000   Please view rules for full prize details     2018 FINAL PLACINGS PLACE NAME FINAL BANKROLL 1 Dennis Montoro $42,000 2 Gary West $29,070 3 Florin Sima $28,290 4 Kyle Fitzgerald $26,563 5 Jonathon Kinchen $25,689 6 Frank Mustari $23,332 7 Jim Videtic $20,800 8 Jim Meeks $20,240 9 Blake Jessee $19,240 10 Gary Broad $19,182   Additional Details: 
  • Earn NHC Tour Points
  • Luxurious contest room and seating with hosted buffet and beverages. No dress code.
  • Please contact Chris Bahr, chris@dmtc.com, for contest questions, hotel suggestions and discounts, rules, etc.
  • * Prizes based on expected 110 entrants, subject to change.
 

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    

Daily

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.  

Saturday, July 27

Midland

Midland   Midland has burst onto the country scene with their high style and rich sound. Kick it trackside with your friends as this phenomenal Grammy-nominated trio make their Del Mar debut Saturday, July 27th. Get Tickets        
  • Maximize your concert experience at Del Mar with a spot in the South Terrace VIP area.
  • For $50, you’ll gain access to the elevated viewing platform next to the stage, complete with a private bar, bathroom, and other amenities.
  • Includes racetrack admission. 
South Terrace VIP - SOLD OUT 
  • Concerts are 18 & up only.
  • Concerts are FREE with admission before the start of the last race, concert admission is $30 after the last race.
  More Concert Information    

Every Friday & Select Saturdays

South Terrace VIP

Del Mar Concert Series   Maximize your concert experience at Del Mar with a spot in the South Terrace VIP area.  For $50, you’ll gain access to the elevated viewing platform next to the stage, complete with a private bar, bathroom, and other amenities. Includes racetrack admission.  South Terrace VIP     The All-American Rejects Fri., July 19  Reggae Fest w/ Ziggy Marley - Sold Out Sat., July 20  J Boog Fri., July 26  Midland - Sold Out Sat., July 27  Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue Fri., Aug. 2  Iration Sat., Aug. 3  4 O'Clock Friday Concert Series Fri., Aug. 9  Chase Rice Fri., Aug. 16  SOJA Fri., Aug. 23  Steel Pulse Fri., Aug. 30  Angels and Airwaves Sat., Aug. 31         
  • Kick-off your Friday at the Party in the Plaza presented by Saint Archer leading right up to the concert on the Seaside Stage.
  • From gates open until 6pm, get half off all signature cocktails throughout the track.
    
  • Concerts are 18 & up only.
  • Concerts are FREE with admission before the start of the last race, concert admission is $30 after the last race.
  More Concert Information