How to Bet at the Del Mar Races
Looking to win big at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club’s Pacific Classic? Pick your ponies like a pro with our basics on placing bets:
Win: Pick a horse; if it wins, you win
Place: Pick a horse; if it gets first or second, you win
Show: Pick a horse; if it gets first, second or third, you win
Daily Double: Pick a horse; if it wins the next two consecutive races, you win
Quinella: Pick two horses; if they finish first and second (doesn’t matter what order), you win
Exacta: Pick two horses in a specific order, if they finish first and second correspondingly, you win
Tri-Fecta: Pick three horses, if they finish first, second and third (doesn’t matter what order), you win
Super-Fecta: Pick four horses that will win first, second, third and fourth in exact order and you’ll be rich!
Best of luck and be sure to head over to L’Auberge Del Mar after the races to celebrate your winnings in style with a signature cocktail, gourmet eats and a gorgeous sunset; the perfect ending to a perfect day.