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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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Lots of fun... DEL MAR RACE TRACK

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Carlsbad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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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Elmwood Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We were vacationing in the San Diego area for the Thanksgiving week with my 75 year old Mother in law, my 13 year old neice and another family with an 11 and 13 year old. I found this for our Thanksgiving Day meal and was not disappointed. We did the brunch for $100 per person (kids did not pay and... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

What a great race track! great views of the track and you can see the ocean from the grandstand. It was especially nice since I actually won a pretty good priced trifecta which paid for the whole day and more. After the races they had a special concert with Ben Harper which was fantastic. Great day for all of us.

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Hayward, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Went with daughter and boyfriend outside peak season, so relaxing experience with little walking from parking. Races every 30 minutes, so time to decide on bets. Can also view horses close-up. Many races have only 6-7 horses, so everyone can win at least once even if gains are low, but the fun is being in a group.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Bring your own folding chair and sit on the rail with the rail birds. Forget the grandstand unless you have aversion to the sun.

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Escondido, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

The show was very cheap but the drinks were a lot of money. The lines were long for the bathrooms and to get a new drink.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

A full day of racing with great facilities both for eating and betting. Wonderful stands to cater for everyone. Exciting finishes to many races.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We had been meaning to go for a few years. Our friends are pretty much regulars so we planned for last Sunday. Even though the day threatened rain, and although it was a bit chilly, we really enjoyed ourselves. The set up is attractive, there is lots of seating, places to buy popcorn, grilled food, mimosasas. Our friends say they... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Second visit to Del Mar in 2 years. Beautiful venue. Future site of the 2017 Breeders Cup. Attended opening day, very disappointed with the condition of the facility. Seats were dirty and no visible work appears to have been done since our last visit, other than the racing surfaces. Needs improvements prior to November 2017.

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