Tag Archives: Del Mar Racetrack

Where the Happy Horses Hang Out

Up at Santa Anita Park (in Arcadia, northeast of downtown LA), you can take a free tram tour of the stable area and receiving barn most weekends during the racing season. But the corresponding section of the Del Mar Racetrack admits fewer outsiders. … Continue reading

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Pony Talk and Donuts

I drove up to Del Mar this morning, parked at the racetrack for free, walked in the gates for free, helped myself to a free cup of coffee and chocolate donut with sprinkles, and settled down to listen to three … Continue reading

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Zenyatta Does Hollywood

Obviously, the Del Mar Racetrack is the place to go if you live in San Diego and want to see thoroughbreds run. The racing season only goes from mid-July through early September, and normally, that’s more than enough horse racing for … Continue reading

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