Beachside Horse Racing in Del Mar

Competitive horse racing, powerful thoroughbreds, and turf-and-surf views!

Raise your bets and head to the races at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club! Feel the beach breeze as you take in the competitive spirit all around. Dress up for the races when you become a member of the Turf Club. Horse racing is taken to a new extreme when you combine turf and surf with the care Del Mar has for its horses. Place bets while learning about these beautiful thoroughbreds and make money while making memories along the way. Yell from the edge of your seats as your favorite horse makes its way across the finish line! This is horse racing at its finest! Horse racing in San Diego; is there really a better way to live?

Perfect For

  • Bet on horses

  • Horse racing date

  • Horse racing group date

  • Horse racing family outing

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Location & Hours

Thu12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fri12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sat12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sun12:00 PM - 7:00 PM


  1. Get dressed for the races 
  2. Place bets on your favorite thoroughbreds
  3. Take a seat and wait for the races to begin
  4. Grab concessions and drinks right before
  5. Scream for your favorites
  6. Take plenty of pictures
  7. Celebrate your winnings and the memories

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Q & A

Clubhouse Terrace Tables in rows 400-900 are in the shade. All Café del Sol tables are in the sun. The East Stretch Run Grill Tables 40-48 are shaded every day. In the West Stretch Run Grill Tables 180-217 are shaded every day and Tables 160-217 are shaded on Fridays.

No, we do not maintain a waiting list. When tickets are returned, they are made available for immediate resale.

Yes. Parking fees are charged on a per-vehicle basis when entering the facility. No re-entry allowed. General parking ticket packs may be purchased in advance.

Admission tickets are non-refundable. Seat and table tickets are refundable, please contact the ticket office at least 24 hours prior to the event day. Returned table tickets are subject to a 20% service charge.

Personal food and non-alcoholic beverages are welcome to the racetrack, except in trackside restaurant table seating, suites, and skyrooms.

Umbrellas are only permitted in the Infield*, they are not permitted in the paddock area, concert area or any area where they may be deemed a danger to the horses.

Rules & Safety

Children 17 & under are permitted to attend and must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times.

Admission is free and discounted Grandstand Seating is available for children 17 & under.

Patrons must be at least 18 years of age to wager.

Please avoid bringing any objects that are likely to frighten the horses.

The following items are prohibited:

Animals (except service animals), Balloons, Balls, Controlled Substances, Drones, Fireworks, Frisbees & Hula Hoops, Glass Bottles, Laser Pointers, Poles & Tripods, Signs, Skateboards & Razor Scooters, Tents & Awnings, Weapons, Whistles & Noise-making devices


$8/general admission; *box seating pricing is available