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Del Mar Race Track

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just west of I-5 at the Via de la Valle exit, Del Mar, CA
+1 858-755-1141
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  • Average7%
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“turf club” (21 reviews)
“finish line” (20 reviews)
“bing crosby” (21 reviews)
just west of I-5 at the Via de la Valle exit, Del Mar, CA
+1 858-755-1141
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited the infamous racetrack and immediately were blown away by the employees' friendly demeanor and the sheer beauty of "where the surf meets the turf". Coupled with the classy atmosphere we elected to sit in 2 different areas each day we attended. The shade...More

Thank ecfoster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Flew in from Minnesota to enjoy a day at the track. Stunning facility! Couldn't place a winning bet but the track is beautiful. Staff was very friendly and the food was great.

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Betting on the Horses at the Del Mar Race Track Was invited by my "broker" friend for lunch. It's always fun. I am not much of a gambler. Don't know what I'm doing toss out $20.00 and typically lose,But, hey lunch was free.

Thank Patrick K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first ever visit to a race track. Very comfortable dining seating with good food at reasonable prices. I bought $2 tip sheet and bet on trifecta box, winning two races. So much fun!

Thank William C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great day at the races. Service was exceptional and the food much better than expected. For a first time visit we were impressed and will return. Wish we had better luck playing the ponies.

Thank C4375DAgeorgem
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

History oozes through the grandstands. Great place to watch the horses and hopefully win a bet or two. Also fun when the San Diego’s County Fair is operating.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful Classic Racetrack that should be visited/seen by any and all horse racing fan/enthusiasts. I recently attended the 2017 Breeders Cup, held at Del Mar Racetrack and a Great time was had by all! A very very classic historic, as well as nice impressive...More

Thank larilu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First trip and loved the place. Views toward the ocean were nice. Very open and airish. Staff was pleasant.

1  Thank Randy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Free shuttle buses to and from train station, facilities at the course good - not much of a wait for drinks or toilet facilities. Would suggest addition of seats around the parade ring like many UK race courses as it's a long day on your...More

1  Thank Surreylilywhite
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful race horse track. The history alone is a reason to visit this great facility. I was lucky enough to experience their first Breeders Cup and the employees made it a fantastic two days of racing! Great views of the pacific in the back drop...More

1  Thank Rocky H
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Michelle D
20 September 2017|
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Response from mamiefiere | Reviewed this property |
1-800-683-8959 You might try calling this number to see if they can answer your questions directly, I am unaware of any tours.
25 January 2017|
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Response from Holly O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are general admission seats along the track. You can bring your own folding chairs. It gets very hot in the sun.
Brenda J
14 November 2016|
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Response from GloriaMaria0403 | Reviewed this property |
While I don't see any calendar listing for Feb 2017, I can tell you that they definitely had races in Feb 2015 and Feb 2016. Time: 9:00AM-3:30PM Wednesday & Thursday, 9:00AM-10:45PM Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Sunday night... More