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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
Phone Number: 858 755 1141
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Activities: Dining, Gambling

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Great Summer Outing

This has become an annual tradition for our group. We take the train from the Fullerton station to Solana Beach. Sometimes we grab a bite to eat there before hopping on the free... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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Fullerton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

This has become an annual tradition for our group. We take the train from the Fullerton station to Solana Beach. Sometimes we grab a bite to eat there before hopping on the free shuttle to take us to the track. It's fun to by the touts' sheets and racing form and make our way to the grandstand. We get tables... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

Del Mar Race Track - Excellent Race Experience! Del Mar is by far my favorite place to watch the ponies run. The track is always in excellent condition, the field is superb and the facility is second to none. Always an outstanding experience!

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Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Fun 'Bing Crosby' season. This extra season in November has a lot of extras from the track (we got Del Mar blankets one visit, beer tasting on another). With free buses from Solana Beach train station, there is easy access for out-of-towners. And you can even find great San Diego beer!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I saw the track and hear it is a great place when in season to see horse races. The season starts July 16th and ends September 7th for all that are interested in horse racing. Friends in Southern Cal say it is great to watch and that Del Mar is a nice neighborhood.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

If your in San Diego in the summer find out the horse race schedule, book you home early through trip advisor or VBRO as homes and hotels book up fast. Opening day is great day of fun, sexy, beautiful people and Yes ladies be anything you want, go all out on Opening Day at Del Mar. Dinning is everywhere and... More 

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Roxborough Park, Colorado, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

A day at the races is a must for young and old. Stay the entire day or go for awhile. It is great fun in a group, you may want to " put on the Ritz" or just do it casual, it's just fun!

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Lovely day after beach day and thinking of opening day This is a must for visitors to area It's a social gathering and hat day for women

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Del Mar, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

If you have never been , this is a must! For one its right across from the beautiful beach that you can see from the stands. Classic Place , several restaurants to pick from. Don't forget to head over to the infield for some extra fun. I have been going here for almost 50 years!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This is a must do, if you are in San Diego during one of the two annual race seasons. The facilities are beautiful, with ocean views from the grandstand.

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Langley, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

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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