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Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Gears up for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup®

By Kristen Doolan March 16, 2017

Just a shy 232 days away, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club gets ready to host its first ever Breeders’ Cup. Held annually in November, The Breeders’ Cup® travels throughout different locations to truly bring a unique experience to horse racing. As a strongly scheduled two-day event, Del Mar, yet another iconic host for the Breeders’ Cup, provides the perfect backdrop for this classic event in Southern California.  

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Fast Facts

  • Located in Del Mar, California (20 miles north of San Diego)
  • First opened on July 3, 1937
  • Course type is both turf and dirt depending on race
  • Slogan: “Where The Turf Meets The Surf”
  • Build by partners Bing Crosby, Pat O’Brien, Gary Cooper, Joe E. Brown, Charles S. Howard and Oliver Hardy

Breeders’ Cup Race Schedule

Friday, November 3, 2017

  • Juvenile Turf I $1,000,000 I 1 Mile
  • Las Vegas Dirt Mile I $1,000,000 I 1 Mile
  • Juvenile Fillies Turf I $1,000,000 I 1 Mile
  • Longines Distaff I $2,000,000 I 1 1/8 Miles

Saturday, November 4, 2017

  • 14 Hands Winery Juvenile Fillies I $2,000,000 I 1 1/16 Miles
  • Filly & Mare Turf I $2,000,000 I 1 3/8 Miles
  • TwinSpires Sprint I $1,500,000 I 6 Furlongs
  • Turf Sprint I $1,000,000 I 5 Furlongs
  • Sentient Jet Juvenile I $2,000,000 I 1 1/16 Miles
  • Longines Turf I $4,000,000 I 1 1/2 Miles
  • Filly & Mare Sprint I $1,000,000 I 7 Furlongs
  • Mile I $1,000,000 I 7 Furlongs
  • Classic I $6,000,000 I 1 1/4 Miles

Breeders’ Cup Official Ticket Packages:

IMG_2028.jpgTrackside Chalet: Premium hospitality, gourmet food and soft drinks, situated on the turn from home for the perfect vantage point to watch the final stretch and historic finish of the 2017 Breeders’ Cup.

Stretch Run Box: Open-air, second-level, boxed seating with an elevated view of the final stretch.

The 2017 Breeders’ Cup is gearing up for another historic year. From the beautiful host Del Mar Thoroughbred Club to the jammed packed race weekend, you aren’t going to want to miss this. Breeders’ Cup Experiences provides the ultimate, premium official ticket packages to the November weekend. For more information click the button below or give us a call at 888.407.8164, to make going to the 2017 Breeders’ Cup a dream come true!

Inside the Trackside Chalet

About the Bloggers

Kristen Doolan

Kristen Doolan was born and raised a Florida State Seminole. Making her way from Florida to North Carolina, Kristen achieved her B.S. in Business Administration, Marketing at The University of North Carolina Wilmington. She is an avid traveler, college football addict, beach bum and loves spending time with her family and friends. 

Jazzy Morgan

Jazzy Morgan is originally from London, England and a die-hard Manchester United Fan. She grew up in Connecticut and made the move down south in 2011 where she attended Winthrop University and received her B.S. in Family & Consumer Sciences and a minor in Marketing. Jazzy enjoys traveling, working out, reading her monthly Vogue & Cosmo and keeping up with fashion trends.

Evan Chronis

Evan Chronis was born in Omaha, Nebraska but has made his home in south Charlotte for almost two decades. A Tar Heel born and bred, Evan received his B.A in Media and Journalism from UNC-Chapel Hill. He is an avid Boston sports fan thanks to his family’s New England roots, and a fanboy of Wes Anderson films.