Special Events During Racetrack Season
The 2014 season runs July 17-September 3. Of course you expect Ziggy Marley back on August 31 and Weezer August 2. Here are the lesser-known dates of note.
Most Important Race
$1 Million TVG Pacific Classic
Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome may run. Trainer Art Sherman wants it to happen, but ultimately it’s up to CC’s owners.
Hippity Hop Race
Wed., Fri., Sat., Sun.
Wiener Dog Races
(Local San Diego brews)
Del Mar Grill Fest
Gourmet Food Truck Festival
Family Fun Day Webkinz Plush Horse Giveaway
Beach Towel Giveaway
Party with us!
San Diego Magazine will host an Opening Day pre- and post-race party at Morgan Run Club and Resort. Includes shuttle service to the races!
Daybreak at Del Mar
Every Saturday and Sunday, 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., watch a morning workout and eat breakfast at the Clubhouse Terrace Restaurant. Coolest way to wake up!
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