Del Mar

April 10, 2014
Both the turf course and main track at Del Mar are in the midst of major updates three months in advance of its opening day.
March 21, 2014
Del Mar is in the midst of installing a new turf course, a project that began on Wednesday and is expected to continue through next week. Track president Joe Harper said the project will take about eight working days.
March 14, 2014
Del Mar has postponed laying grass on its new turf course by 48 hours, to Wednesday, the track announced on Friday.
February 21, 2014
Of all the loose ends left by the closure of Hollywood Park, none has generated more attention than the remains of the great Native Diver, who was buried in what eventually became the walking ring behind the grandstand, beneath an imposing monument.
February 19, 2014
Now that Del Mar’s management has decided to return to a main track made of dirt, and before the era of synthetic surfaces in Southern California is buried once and for all beneath a mound of chopped tires, sticky wax, and carpet fibers, it might help ...
September 06, 2013
Martin Pedroza rode Private Zone, partially owned by his best friend Rene Douglas, to a win in the closing-day Pirate's Bounty Stakes at Del Mar and hopes the horse takes him to this fall's Breeders' Cup Sprint.
August 28, 2013
Four horses came down the stretch of the Pacific Classic, their jockeys riding hard, and at the wire not even Trevor Denman could separate them.
August 23, 2013
Give the Pacific Classic credit. In a racing world increasingly dominated by Triple Crown preps, casino track jackpots, and the two top-heavy days of the Breeders’ Cup, Del Mar’s marquee event still clings to a semblance of relevancy.
August 22, 2013
Richard’s Kid is more of a brand name than a race horse. Years from now, there will be Richard’s Kid tribute bands, Richard’s Kid renunions, Richard’s Kid package tours of all the places Richard’s Kid has played.
August 16, 2013
The crime and punishment portion of the Del Mar summer meet will be in the spotlight on Sunday when two horses from the barn of suspended trainer Carla Gaines go postward in a pair of stakes.