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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
+1 858-755-1141
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“finish line” (20 reviews)
“bing crosby” (21 reviews)
“stretch run” (15 reviews)
LOCATION
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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"finish line"
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"bing crosby"
in 21 reviews
"stretch run"
in 15 reviews
"breeders cup"
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"diamond club"
in 10 reviews
"paddock area"
in 11 reviews
"lots of fun"
in 10 reviews
"betting windows"
in 10 reviews
"general admission"
in 9 reviews
"spend an afternoon"
in 10 reviews
"people watching"
in 20 reviews
"beautiful horses"
in 6 reviews
"box seats"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful setting"
in 8 reviews
"a lot of money"
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"free seats"
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"in season"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful park. They had a nice shuttle service for off site parking. Tickets were outrageously expensive considering the view we had. First day we were in the grandstand which wasn't too bad. Second day we paid for in field pavillion seats since the grandstand sold...More

1  Thank Alexander R
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

The Del Mar Race track is a fun change from the normal outdoor activities in San Diego. The food at the different restaurants is typically pretty decent, the staff are always friendly, and betting on the horses is exciting

Thank Heath H
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Driving down the 101 area site seeing we came across the beautiful Race Track - I’m not a horse person or gambler but do appreciate the stunning beauty of this landscaped marvel ! Truly beautiful yo see !

Thank Bob S
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Very friendly service, it is not overwhelming in size and you can view the horses as they parade before they enter the facility

Thank Mark R
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

We sat at the tables in front which was worthwhile. Most of the food is not great but the hamburger was good. Table service is slow. It was fun to see the horses before the races and make small bets. Overall it was a fun...More

Thank Rodessa N
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

Visited the racetrack with a group and we all had a blast. I don't gamble, but it was fun to watch others in our group try their luck with placing bets, and seeing what they came back with in winnings! Ate at one of the...More

Thank cjhill95
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

We visited the infamous racetrack and immediately were blown away by the employees' friendly demeanor and the sheer beauty of "where the surf meets the turf". Coupled with the classy atmosphere we elected to sit in 2 different areas each day we attended. The shade...More

1  Thank ecfoster
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Flew in from Minnesota to enjoy a day at the track. Stunning facility! Couldn't place a winning bet but the track is beautiful. Staff was very friendly and the food was great.

Thank Susan T
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Betting on the Horses at the Del Mar Race Track Was invited by my "broker" friend for lunch. It's always fun. I am not much of a gambler. Don't know what I'm doing toss out $20.00 and typically lose,But, hey lunch was free.

Thank Patrick K
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

My first ever visit to a race track. Very comfortable dining seating with good food at reasonable prices. I bought $2 tip sheet and bet on trifecta box, winning two races. So much fun!

Thank William C
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Michelle D
19 September 2017|
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Response from mamiefiere | Reviewed this property |
1-800-683-8959 You might try calling this number to see if they can answer your questions directly, I am unaware of any tours.
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CC1006
24 January 2017|
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Response from Holly O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are general admission seats along the track. You can bring your own folding chairs. It gets very hot in the sun.
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Brenda J
13 November 2016|
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Response from GloriaMaria0403 | Reviewed this property |
While I don't see any calendar listing for Feb 2017, I can tell you that they definitely had races in Feb 2015 and Feb 2016. Time: 9:00AM-3:30PM Wednesday & Thursday, 9:00AM-10:45PM Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Sunday night... More
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