Del Mar 2011 Season Information
Dates: Wednesday July 20 through Wednesday, September 7. Dark Mondays (except Labor Day) and Tuesdays (37 racing days)
Telephone: (858) 755-1141, Information Line (858) 793-5533
Location: In the City of Del Mar, 20 miles north of downtown San Diego, 100 miles south of Los Angeles on I-5.
Post Times: First post daily at 2 p.m. with the following exceptions: 4 p.m. on all Fridays; 1 p.m. on Pacific Classic Day (Sunday, August 28)
Gates Open: Two hours before first post every day but Opening Day and Pacific Classic Day (Aug. 28), 2 1/2 hours before.
Admission & Seating: To order, visit our online ticket office at http://www.dmtc.com/season/tickets/ or by phone at (858) 792-4242
(All admission includes official program)
(seat not included) $10 on all days except Opening Day (Opening Day $20)
Clubhouse Crossover from
Stretch Run $4 on all days except Opening Day (Opening Day $10)
Clubhouse Advance Sale
(10 daily admissions) $70
Clubhouse Reserved Seats $5 - Wed & Thu; $8 - Fri; $10 - Sat, Sun & Labor Day
$15 - Opening Day/PC day
Stretch Run Admission
(seat not included) $6 on all days except Opening Day (Opening Day $10)
Stretch Run Advance Sale
(10 daily admissions) $40
Stretch Run Reserved Seats $5 - Wed & Thu; $8 - Fri; $10 - Sat, Sun & Labor Day
$15 - Opening Day/PC day
Stretch Run Admission/
Active Duty Military and Dependents
(Clubhouse Terrace, Café Del Sol, Stretch Run Grill – all-day seating for four)
Opening Day/Pacific Classic Day
$125 (plus admission)
Friday/Saturday/Sunday/Labor Day $100 (plus admission)
Wednesday/Thursday $60 (plus admission)
Parking General: $10, Book of 10: $50
Early Bird: $10, Book of 10: $50
*Books are available through the Del Mar Ticket Office
Bus parking (charter or scheduled) $20 (unless booked with Group Sales, then no charge)
Children According to law, persons 17 years of age and under are permitted on the grounds only when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Children 17 and under are admitted FREE. Must be 18 or over to wager. Alcohol is served only to those 21 and over.
Military Active duty military personnel and their dependents admitted to Stretch Run for free every day with appropriate military I.D. (Please show your I.D. at Stretch Run gates.)
Advance Sales Ten (10) Stretch Run Admissions* $40 ($20 savings) or ten (10) Clubhouse Admissions* $70 ($30 savings).
Full season passes: Stretch Run $25, Clubhouse $50 available for sale through July 21st. Internet or at Advance Sale Ticket Office. VISA, MasterCard, Discover Card or American Express accepted.
Ticket Office During the racing season: Hours 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Special Monday/Tuesday hours 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Phone 858-792-4242. (Toll free number: 877-LETSBET.)
Turf Club This is a private club open to members/guests only where a dress code is enforced. Turf Club Guest Admission $60 per person per day/$150 Opening Day (must be accompanied by member). RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Refer calls regarding membership to Nancy Bonforte, 858-755-1141, ext. 4291.
Early Bird Wagering 9 a.m.–10:00 a.m. each racing day (on-track only). On Fridays it will be extended from 9 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. due to the later first post times for "Four O'Clock Fridays."
Programs Included with admission. Otherwise $2. (Available on track the afternoon prior in most instances.) Also available for free online.
Racing Form $5 on-track (tax included). A publication consisting of past performances, racing news, entries, results, etc. Available on the grounds and at many newsstands, liquor stores, etc.
Group Sales Groups of 20-2,000 – Infield Pacific Pavilion, Stretch Run and Clubhouse stadium-style seating, Clubhouse Terrace Restaurant and Stretch Run Grill (for 20 or more), Seaside Tropical Cabana, Skyrooms, Celebrity Suites, Il Palio Restaurant and Turf Club Luxury Suite. Direct Line 858-792-4234.
Camp Del Mar Ages 5-12. Price $24 per child per day. Employees’ price $21. www.campdelmar.com.
*Discount Books good every day except Opening Day.
Note: Diamond Club members pay their usual discount price ($5 CH/$3 SR) on Opening Day.
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