2013 Travers Stakes

Meet the Field for the 145th Running of the Travers Stakes

  The Dog Days of summer are not for everyone, but for horse racing fans and horseplayers looking to get in a few bets, there is nothing better. Two of the marquee events of the racing calendar take place this weekend including the Grade 1, $1.25 ... [Continue Reading]

Game On Dude

Pacific Classic Weekend is Packed With Fun

Del Mar’s signature race, the $1 Million TVG Pacific Classic, returns this Sunday, August 24, encapsulating the spirit, thrill and grit that lie at the core of elite Thoroughbred horse racing. The Pacific Classic will be the highlight of a three stakes race card, ... [Continue Reading]

Stewart's Ice Cream Contest

Brain Freeze at Todays Ice Cream Eating Contest

Today is all about the brain freeze and the sugar high at the annual Stewart's Ice Cream Eating Contest at Saratoga Race Course. Every year on the Wednesday before the Travers Race,visitors of all ages are invited to compete in three categories: kids, teens and ... [Continue Reading]

Pacific Classic - Del Mar

Historic Del Mar Races

This Sunday is the 24th running of the Pacific Classic, the richest race of the season at Del Mar and certainly one of its most well known. Del Mar’s storied history has produced some of the top showdowns in history: Seabiscuit v. Ligaroti In 1938, Del Mar ... [Continue Reading]

Travers Day - Saratoga

Summer’s Biggest Racing Weekend

Get ready for a Big Weekend coming up with the biggest races of summer coming up at Saratoga and at Del Mar. The fun and excitement starts early in the week as we head to The $1.25 million Travers Stakes at Saratoga on Saturday and the $1,0000 TVG Pacific ... [Continue Reading]

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Insider On-Track Derby Weekend Tip #11

Experience Matters – Big Race Day Insider Tips

Experience Matters – Across the Board – On Any Big Race Day – At Any Track!  With Elizabeth Rapaport’s Insider Tips you will breeze through the  Saratoga’s Travers on Saturday and Del Mar’s Pacific Classic on Sunday and will be sure to have a fabulous memorable time on Summer’s biggest days of racing wherever you are! Elizabeth  shared… Continue Reading

Win a Box at Saratoga

Win a Box at Saratoga

Win a box for 5 to Labor Day Weekend racing at Saratoga Race Course! No t-shirts or shorts allowed in this box, so tell us (or better yet, show us with a photo) what you would wear in a comment to this post. We’ll pick our favorite look to receive a Box for 5 to… Continue Reading

Sperry's Bar Saratoga

Best Watering Holes – Saratoga

If there’s one thing besides racing that Saratoga Springs is known for, it’s the nightlife. During the busy summer months, it’s not unusual to see thousands squeezed into the one main block of bars in Saratoga, known as Caroline Street. But which bars are worth really checking out? Find out below! Gaffneys Located at the… Continue Reading

Tacos & Tequila

Tequila, Tacos, & So Much More!

What’s the best thing to do in Del Mar after the races (or anytime)?  Margaritas and Mexican food…oh yeah!  You can not be in southern California without sampling the authentic Mexican food and varieties of tequila the area has to offer.  Whether you want it dished up funky and real, family style or fancy…MyDerbyLove.com has the inside scoop… Continue Reading

In The Know

Scallion's Coconut Custard Pie

Travers 1864 Restaurant Week

Sunday, August 17th marks the first day of the Travers 1864 Restaurant Week. This celebration, which includes over 30 restaurants and eateries throughout the greater Capital Region, gives all visitors and locals the opportunity to take advantage of special ... [Continue Reading]

La Jolla

Neighborhood Spotlight: La Jolla

La Jolla isn’t technically part of North County, but it does neighbor Del Mar. Get to know this affluent neighborhood; there’s a lot to see and do, so get to it! Eat The Cottage Come prepared for a wait, but it will be well worth it: delicious ... [Continue Reading]


North County Local Knowledge

 One of the best things about visiting a new place – be it a new town or new neighborhood – is taking the recommendation of the locals. After all, who knows it best but the people who live, eat and play somewhere every day? We’ll start with a video ... [Continue Reading]