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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
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+1 858-755-1141
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 August 2013

The Del Mar Race Track and Turf Club I'm going to add a lot of helpful advice as I know a few tricks and tidbits to help out others. Please vote this useful if you found it useful at all. *Live Racing happens at the...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

If you like horse racing this is supposedly the place to go. The infield is beautiful and there is a strong sea breeze. I dislike being in crowds and standing in line for mediocre food and you will do both if you go here. Parking...More

4  Thank 378dba
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had never been to a race track before and went as part of a company-sponsored outing. Access off the I-5 was tricky—difficult to get in the correct lane. The parking lot is vast, but there are shuttles if you don’t want to walk in....More

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Reviewed 7 October 2018

We were on vacation and were looking for something new and found this place. A very fun place to take the family and see the horses run. We got a box, not that expense and had a wonderful day. The staff was nice and we...More

Thank richardbL6837CD
Reviewed 3 October 2018

A fun afternoon watching the races. Enjoyed the food and drink. Races are run about every 30 minutes. We did not know how to bet, got lots of help from info at the track. Did ok overall. Fun way to spend an afternoon.

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 25 September 2018

The racetrack is such a fantastic location for the festival. The people in charge did their best to improve traffic given the location. Bomb sniffing dogs at every checkpoint and lots of security helped me feel secure. The location by the ocean is fantastic and...More

Thank lovept
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Even if you don't gamble, it's fun watching the horses , eating and drinking. I like going to the restaurant with somebody who is a member.

Thank MimoM90
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

If you want to go watch the race back have some fun get a nice sweet and watch it from the top it's a great place to also have just a party

Thank 333josephd
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

It was awesome ice cube did an excellent job. Me and my other half had a great time. Thank you for hosting a concert

Thank Jamie L
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Great way to spend an afternoon. Reserve a table, enjoy the good location close to the finish line, and spend a delightful afternoon watching the horse races. Order lunch, perhaps an adult beverage, nice service , and bet on your favorite horse.. I do not...More

Thank Sweetadlv
Reviewed 31 August 2018

I have passed the Del Mar Race Track many times on the Freeway but never been to a thoroughbreds horse race. I was delighted, I had a great day. I went during the Summer Racing season, on a Wednesday. On Wednesdays in the summer if...More

Thank lovetotravel92630
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Went to the races for the first time on Saturday. We were fortunate to get Turf Club tickets which provided us a table, server and separate betting area. We had to dress up which made for a lot of fun. The set up and atmosphere...More

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OnAir749815
27 August 2018|
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Response from erinmS8701EC | Reviewed this property |
The only time that there is a formal dress code is opening day, the rest of the year you can find most people dress very casual. Yet if it’s a girls day and you plan on lunch at the track dressing up is fun as well 👍
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MazGuy_12
9 August 2018|
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Response from Patty S | Reviewed this property |
You can’t bet with a credit however there’s a machine where you can pull cash from. Additionally there’s an app called TVG you can do online betting on
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MarkEnyart
9 July 2018|
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Response from Mytravelbucket | Reviewed this property |
The fairgrounds have ample parking.There is a fee which may vary by event. I'd check the Kaboo Music Festival or Del Mar Fairground website for details. Hope this helps.
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