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Del Mar Fairgrounds

  • 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd. Map It
  • Del Mar
  • Fairground

Updated 10/24/2014

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The Spanish Mission–style fairground is the home of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club (858/755–1141 www.dmtc.com). Crooner Bing Crosby and his Hollywood buddies—Pat O'Brien, Gary Cooper, and Oliver Hardy, among others—organized the club in the 1930s, and the racing here (usually July through September, Wednesday through Monday, post time 2 pm) remains a fashionable affair. Del Mar Fairgrounds hosts more than 100 different events each year, including

the San Diego County Fair, the Del Mar National Horse Show in April and May, and the fall Scream Zone that's popular with local familes.

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Address:

2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, California, 92014, United States

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Phone:

858-755–1161

Updated 10/24/2014

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