About Surfside

California's largest and most luxurious satellite wagering facility, Surfside Race Place at Del Mar features full-card thoroughbred racing from major racetracks around the country, and the best races from around the world.

Its amenities include:

  • more than 1,000 video monitors where you can catch every thrilling moment
  • a smoke-free setting
  • San Diego County's only touch-screen video library, displaying race replays for your past performance research
  • The Saddle Club, where you can enjoy casual dining.  Saddle Club Memberships are available. Please see the Saddle Club page for information.
  • Several patios with video monitors where you can enjoy Del Mar's outstanding weather.
  • Surfside theaterBe sure to visit Surfside's Nevada-style race book theater, featuring 180 individual carrels, all with TV monitors, plush seating, and generous well-lit work surfaces. Choose from 40 channels right from your seat. Watch all the action on six 42-inch flat-screen plasma televisions, six big screens, and more than 220 monitors. Seating is first come, first served.
  • Check out the daily lunch specials at the Carving Stand and in the Saddle Club!
  • Play the lottery at Surfside! Click for information on the latest California Lottery jackpot.
  • To book your private meeting, or party at Surfside Race Place, email Trish Stiles or call (858) 792-4274 or fill out an Event Inquiry Form.
  • Kick back in our sports lounge where you can’t miss a play. We show it all from DirectTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket, college football, NBA, golf, boxing, to tennis. Featuring plush leather sofas and chairs, seven 50-inch plasma TVs, and an excellent sound system.

Mission Statement

To create a comfortable, entertaining and informative environment for our guests by providing a quality race presentation, knowledgeable staff, and a clean facility to create the premier satellite wagering facility in California.


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