2017 Opening Day at the Races

Opening Day at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Title Sponsor Irene Valenti and her team
(McKenzie Images)

The 2017 summer racing season at Del Mar kicked off July 19. The day included the 23rd annual Opening Day Hats Contest, presented by Valenti International, which drew more than 300 contestants. The 2017 summer season runs through Sept. 4. Visit

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