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Del Mar Race Course: Experience a Great Day at the Track


Located in southern California, just south of Cardiff-by-the-Sea is Del Mar. Like Cardiff-by-the-Sea, it is situated along the Pacific coast and offers amazing ocean views. Del Mar is famous for its world-renowned racetrack that is less than a mile away from the Pacific Ocean, hence often referred to as "the place where the surf meets the turf."

The Del Mar Racetrack is a famed thoroughbred horse racing venue large enough to accommodate nearly 50,000 spectators. The racing season goes on in mid-July, August and early-September and the Del Mar events are major in the racing calendar ever since the racetrack opened in 1937.

The Del Mar Race Course is filled with history. The famous Seabiscuit-Ligaroti match race, familiar even to some of the most casual racing fans, was held here in 1938 and it drew a nationwide radio audience. For a Del Mar Thoroughbred Club racing and events calendar, visit

Easy Access to All Events & Concerts at the Del Mar Race Track

Currently, the racetrack also attracts people through the innovation of after racing concerts hosted on the Seaside Stage with tickets that have free admission to the racetrack. Youngsters under 17 can enjoy a variety of activities, such as free rides and games while their parents are having fun at the racetrack.

Anyone looking for the majesty of stretch duels to the wire, the satisfaction of correctly working out the solution to a grand puzzle, the beauty of thoroughbreds at full speed will want to spend time at the horse races. In case you have preconceptions about what happens at a horse race, set them aside and you'll be pleasantly surprised at how much fun it can be.

The events schedule updates constantly so you should take a look at their calendar to see what's ahead. For the moments, the highlights announced for 2020 are the following:

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