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Opening Day At The 75th Annual Del Mar Horse Racing

    THIS EVENT IS IN THE PAST!

  • WHEN Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 2 p.m.
  • WHERE Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA
    Map | Website
  • AGES All ages
  • COST $10 - $20

On July 18th, more than 45,000 fans are expected to attend what has become one of the marquee summertime events in Southern California: opening day at the beautiful Del Mar Racetrack.

Come enjoy a day at the place where California’s coolest crowd gets together for big bets, big horses and even bigger fun.

Opening Day also marks the return of a long-time Del Mar tradition: the “One and Only Truly Fabulous Hats Contest,” where West Coast fashionistas square off in a battle of dazzling and elegant headwear. There is plenty to fall in love with at Del Mar during the track’s special 75th year, so start your summer off with a bang.

Gates open at 11:30 a.m. with the first post at 2 p.m.
Racing takes place Wednesday through Sunday until September 5, 2012.

Opening Day prices:
Stretch Run admission $10, Clubhouse admission $20, General parking $10.

For more information, visit www.delmarscene.com

Location: Del Mar Racetrack, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd Del Mar, CA 92014 Google Maps

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Promotional image of the Del Mar Racetrack, season begins July 18th- September 5th.

Above: Promotional image of the Del Mar Racetrack, season begins July 18th- September 5th.

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