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Del Mar Thoroughbred Racing Tickets

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About Del Mar Thoroughbred Racing

The Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, California is found just north of San Diego in Southern California. It holds the distinction of begin the second-biggest venue for horse racing in the western USA based on its 44,000-seat capacity. It's owned by the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and was first opened through an effort by several members of Hollywood royalty, including Bing Crosby and Gary Cooper.

Each year the Del Mar Racetrack is host to a wide and diverse range of events, including of course a consistent lineup of horse races but also extending to a famous annual hat contest that opens the season, a concert series, weekly family-themed activities days and a children's daycare.

First opened in the summer of 1937 and featuring Crosby himself at the front gate to welcome in the first visitors to the track, the Del Mar Racetrack held a race in 1938, the following year, which featured infamous undersized racehorse Seabiscuit who went on to win the race in a photo-finish that delighted and amazed the capacity crowd in attendance.

Since then the Del Mar Racetrack has been one of the most beloved and visited in the nation. Don't miss your chance to be a part of that storied history— book a ticket to a Del Mar race and see why its unlike any other track in the country.