Bing Crosby Race Season | North Coastal San Diego

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Hey North Coastal San Diego, the “Bing Crosby” season is already here and this doesn’t mean gathering the family around the old Christmas tree rocking out to classic Crosby and Sinatra Holiday jams! No, it’s the Bing Crosby season at the North Coastal San Diego Racetrack in Del Mar!

 The November Race season has previously kicked off with a “Hollywood” themed celebration however this Season is kicking off on Veterans Day, November 11th. It will be sure to be filled with patriotic celebrations where the seaside oval will honor the nations military in a “Veterans Day Salute” among other themed activities.

We expect a real fun day,” said Chris Bahr, director of events and promotions, who noted that the Hollywood theme of the last two years was changed to correspond with the holiday.

Festivities begin at 11 a.m. in the Seaside Concert area with a Veterans Day Salute, a fundraiser for military charities such as the American Legion San Dieguito Post 416’s Save Our Legion campaign and The Semper Fi Fund. For $25, guests receive admission to the races and a special post-race concert by country artist Coffey Anderson, a program, barbecue fare and additional activities. A VIP-level ticket is $50, which includes special area access and a barbecue upgrade; a concert-only ticket is $10. Children 12 and younger receive free entry, and food will be available for purchase. Find out more information by going to  https://www.delmarracing.com/vetsalute.com or https://www.calegionpost416.org

Starting at 11 a.m. is registration for the Stars & Stripes Fashion Contest in the Plaza de Mexico. Patrons will have until 1:30 p.m. to enter in the categories of Most Patriotic and Best Pin-Up or Celebrity Look alike. Grand-prize winner will receive a one-night stay at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar and a multi-course tasting menu with wine pairings for two at Addison Restaurant, a package valued at more than $1,000. First place in each category will win $400 and a Studio Savvy gift basket valued at $250; second place will be awarded $250; and third place will net $100. All entrants will be given two free admission passes for the fall meet.

Additional events will be held in between races, including the unfurling of the 100-yard-by-50-yard U.S. Holiday Bowl flag, parachute jumpers, a ride-in by several veteran motorcycle clubs, military bands, a performance of “God Bless America,” and the traditional “Sing With Bing” before the sixth race.

 

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Feature race on the card will be the $75,000 Kathryn Crosby Stakes at 1 1/16 miles on the turf, for older fillies and mares.

Additional events will be held in between races, including the unfurling of the 100-yard-by-50-yard U.S. Holiday Bowl flag, parachute jumpers, a ride-in by several veteran motorcycle clubs, military bands, a performance of “God Bless America,” and the traditional “Sing With Bing” before the sixth race.

The feature race on the card will be the $75,000 Kathryn Crosby Stakes at 1 1/16 miles on the turf, for older fillies and mares.

Sounds like a lot of fun with a lot of good reasons to go! Will you be in attendance this year? 

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