50 Shades of Fun at the Races

del mar races boarder Tip your hat, kick up your heels and bring on the horses.  Yep it’s that time of year again.  The 77th season of the Del Mar Horse Races kicks off Thursday July 17- running through September 3.  The weather forecast is calling for sun and fun should be 70’s and sunny, don’t forget the sunscreen.  The first post is at 2 p.m. tomorrow gates open 2.5 hours before on opening day and two hours prior throughout the season.    Fridays this season the first post is at 4PM.

It’s a day of fun and fashion celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Hat Contest, so pull out your wild and crazy, bold & beautiful hat, but don’t forget the sunscreen.del mar races winning hat

The track also hosts weekly concerts, the first concert kicks off Friday July 18 with Jurassic 5. Other concerts this season  July 25, The Cult,  Aug 1, Neon Trees, Aug 2 Weezer, Aug 8, Steel Pulse, Aug 15 Magic, Aug 29 Steve Aoki,  and wrapping up the season Aug 31 with Ziggy Marley Fest.

Concerts are free with paid admission if you get there by the last race- if not the concerts are $20.

The Races have gone digital there is now an app for that!  Bringing the excitement of Del Mar Racing to the palm of your hand. Del Mar is proud to introduce Del Mar mobile. You can now download the Del Mar mobile App for on-track wagering, streaming live races, replays, betting calculator, events and more.  Check it out.

Stay tuned for more race updates throughout the summer. Hope to see you at the races, where the surf meets the turf in old Del Mar.

Written by Jennifer Blake


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