Thursday, August 5, 2010

Del Mar Racing ~ save some $$ at the races!

Del Mar Racing season is from July 21 - Sept 8 - have fun but please don't gamble beyond entertainment than you can afford!  Here are a couple great tips on how to save some money....

* Diamond Club Members get 1/2 price admission EVERY DAY! click the link for details

* If you are a Diamond Club Member you gotta take advantage of 'Free & Easy Wednesdays'! If you are a member = *FREE ADMISSION* FREE RESERVED SEAT * FREE PROGRAM * also half price beverages & hotdogs! (not on opening day!)

*Thursdays are 'Senior Days' - Seniors can take advantage of FREE admission, a program, & a seat - all for free!

*Fridays there will be FREE concerts after the last race (you will of course need to purchase your admission ticket - but again - if you are a Diamond Club Member it is discounted!)

*Every Saturday and Sunday during the season. From 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., trackside announcer and former jockey Jeff Bloom will provide you behind-the-scenes information while you get an up-close look at many of your favorite horses while they tune up for their next race. This event is FREE - but you will have to pay $8 for parking.  However there is a breakfast buffet for only $9.95 & if you purchase 2 you get your parking deducted - not a bad deal! Daybreak at Del Mar details here.

Oops! Missed this already! ~ * Donut Days will be July 24th & August 21st - free behind the scenes awesomeness as well as free face painting, caricatures, and other fun stuff for the kids - and oh yeah - FREE donuts, coffee, & juice!

Oops! Missed this already! ~ *Family Fun Day is back and better than ever! Sunday July 25th 1- 6pm Bring the whole family and take advantage of the numerous FREE attractions for the entire family. Racetrack admission is FREE for children 17 & under, adults are $6. (I think you can use the Diamond club membership discount too!) Activities include:

-WEBKINZ PLUSH HORSE GIVEAWAY (Children 12 & under only at admission gates)

-Enter a Drawing to Win FAMILY 4-PACKS to LEGOLAND-The Rad Hatter -
- Create and decorate your own hat with the famous Rad Hatter
-Rock Climbing Walls, Bungee Trampolines
-Inflatable Games & Rides -- Giant Scramble Slide, Obstacle Course, Inflatable Jump
-Pony Rides
-Face Painters & Body Art
-Caricature Artists
-Magic Shows
-Pony Boy -- Meet the Del Mar Mascot
-Baseball Clinics with Lake Elsinore Storm (SD Padres Minor League Team)
-Del Mar Golf Center & Pelly's Golf activities
-Playground & More

~ thank you so much to Jen for sending me so much great info!
Enjoy the races!

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