Del Mar Race Track Welcomes Back Summer Racing Season

July 21, 2023

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club is gearing up for another spectacular racing season in 2023 after a record-breaking year in 2022! With the highest-ever daily average wagering and prize money in California, this summer promises even more excitement.

Opening Day presented by Caesar’s Sportsbook on July 21, kicks off the seaside oval's highly-anticipated summer racing season. 

Alongside thrilling races, Del Mar has a lineup of fun trackside events in store for you:

  • July 22: Del Mar Beer Fest - Sample 50+ brews, ciders, and seltzers presented by Alpine Beer Company.
  • August 5: Taste of New Orleans - Immerse yourself in Big Easy-inspired food, music, and more.
  • August 19: Uncorked: Del Mar Wine Fest - Savor 150+ wines from around the world and gourmet food from San Diego vendors.
  • August 26: Tacos & Tequila - Indulge in tequila, margaritas, and cervezas paired with tasty tacos from top vendors.
  • September 3: Family Fun Day - Enjoy free trackside attractions like face painting and kid-friendly games.
  • September 9: College Day - Students with valid ID get free track admission and exclusive grandstand seating.

Del Mar also offers weekly attractions you won't want to miss:

  • Diamond Club Free & Easy Thursdays: Diamond Club members enjoy free admission, seats, and food + beverage specials.
  • Turf Club Fridays: Treat yourself to a high-end happy hour in the exclusive Turf Club.
  • Happy Hour Fridays: Sip on half-off Del Mar’s signature drinks for a limited time.
  • Taste of the Turf Club (Sundays): Non-Turf Club members can savor a locally-inspired brunch menu, bottomless beverages, and stunning track views.

Tickets for the summer racing season can be purchased a

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