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del Mar Racetrack

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Where the Turf Meets the Surf entered horseracing lore after the 22nd District Agriculture Association (DAA) established a 241-acre fairground at Del Mar that included a stadium and one-mile oval racetrack in the 1930s. The venue gave an enterprising trio the impetus to bring thoroughbred racing to the San Diego County coast. The Del Mar Turf Club was led by Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby, Pat O'Brien, and Bill Quigley. A DAA contract to hold a 55-day annual racing season was secured, and on opening day, July 3, 1937, the ...

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Del Mar Racetrack
2006, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738531465

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Del Mar Racetrack
2006, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531617486


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