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Del Mar Race Track

Address: just west of I-5 at the Via de la Valle exit, Del Mar, CA
Phone Number: 858 755 1141
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Ranked #3 of 18 Activities in Del Mar
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horse Tracks, Casinos & Gambling, Fun & Games
Activities: Dining, Gambling
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Type: Horse Tracks, Casinos & Gambling, Fun & Games
Activities: Dining, Gambling

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Langley, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Great horse races makes for fun entertainment anywhere! live concerts on Friday nights are included with your ticket price. parking can be quiet the distance and fills up quick. most attendees get dressed up in big hats and the whole event is just a blast.

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Los Angeles, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
47 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Went there on the fist day of their Fall Meet. What a bad experience. Parking lot was full and the traffic flow was so horrendous ! Lot personnel need better training. How can you expect the Breeders' Cup to be held in that race track when the parking is such in disarray.

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Sneads Ferry, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The Del Mar Race Track is always a great place to visit. Ample parking, plenty of food choices, with concerts and other events often included with admission.

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California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We'd never been to the races before, but had a free afternoon so we tried it out. It was fun! Everyone who works at the track is very friendly and helpful. You don't have to bet on the races, but it makes it more fun if you do. You can bet as little as $2.00. When you pay the $6.00... More 

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Del Mar, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Thoroughbred racing at Del Mar is fun for all ages. The "fall meet" was a huge success so be sure to plan on attending next year during the fall (November) with dates likely to be extended into December.

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Saint Louis
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Del Mar Racetrack is one of the most beautiful and clean racetracks I have ever been to. All of the employees were very helpful and did not run into one problems with fellow patrons. It is emaculant

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Bellevue
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65 reviews 65 reviews
11 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a very well laid out, clean, and family friendly place. I know, I know: a race track is family fun? What kind of family: the Corlones? But look, Kids Love, love, horses. It is outside. Lots to see. Food is, well what can I say, of the deep fried variety but still fine. Our kids had a blast... More 

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Des Moines, Washington
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68 reviews 68 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Not a "must see or do" but definitely a worthwhile experience. Expect to pay to visit this historic race track. Entry fees, premium prices for food and drink, not to mention any bets you plan on placing add up quickly. Trackside tables are available for a price if you like. The facilities and grounds are very well maintained, showing some... More 

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PACIFIC
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108 reviews 108 reviews
26 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We visited for the big stakes day at the close of the November racing series to see California Chrome. The venue is a lovely old piece of California, but the parking lot is so poorly designed that it took us over a hour to get out! Also, I have never paid more for a beer or a hotdog at a... More 

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Indio, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Most beautiful racetrack, clean and very unique. Lots of interesting pictures in the many different areas, a little expensive to have a beer but still a great weekend. Hopefully will be operating in November every year Diane Holm Langley BC

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