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Del Mar Race Track

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Address: just west of I-5 at the Via de la Valle exit, Del Mar, CA
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Day at the Races is a fun day for everyone!

My husband is an avid horse player and we have visited racetracks all over the world. Del Mar will always be one of our favorites. It has the laid back SD vibe, sunshine... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Diane W
Truckee, California, United States
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Truckee, California, United States
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband is an avid horse player and we have visited racetracks all over the world. Del Mar will always be one of our favorites. It has the laid back SD vibe, sunshine, gorgeous grounds, typically large fields in each race (lots of horses running), good drinks, food and something for everyone. Our kids spend the day at "Camp Del... More 

Thank Diane W
Helena, MT
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966 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 450 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We have attended a big vintage motorcycle show and races here. Fun in the sun in an historic place surrounded by a fun town

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San Diego, California
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194 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The Del Mar Race Track is a great spot to watch races when they're in season. It does require a little bit of advance planning, as parking and transportation can be complicated since they do get quite crowded. I haven't really been to many other race tracks, so I can't say how it compares to the others, but it was... More 

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San Diego, California
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Super fun, iconic and beautiful place with an amazing vibe. But very busy so if you plan on parking there, get there early.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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145 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

It's a race track... not sure what else to say, long lines, crowds and parking challenges but, as long as you expect that, it's a great time and hopefully you can win some money! Horses are beautiful.

Thank AnnieMF
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29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Exciting and Relaxing all at the same time. This is a beautiful and historical Race track. It has a great hotel right next door which is an easy walk to the track. It is close to the quaint town of Del Mar, Torrey Pines golf course and The wonderful seaside city of La Jolla. When in San Diego this is... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent, doors should be kept open to accommodate wheeled carts with dog crates. Parking lot staff could be a bit more cordial and customer service focused.

Thank Brent B
Temecula, Ca.
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

So your tired of the coffee meeting and let's meet for lunch/Dinner, so was I. Spend some time together, get to know each other a little more between races. Take a class, learn some betting strategies, get out there, work with each other and see what happens. This is, and in my opinion, always has been a great place to... More 

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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is one place to have some real fun and enjoy the Beach. The restaurants in Del Mar are swell. I recommend: FISH HOUSE.

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Los Angeles, California
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106 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

My family loves to go the races. Its always a fun afternoon. We like to sit in the Club House. The food is good. Great setting with the beach so close. Beautiful track!

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