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delmar racetrack

The drama and beauty of thoroughbred competition are perhaps best viewed up close. Because Del Mar is one of the nation’s top tracks, it attracts sport’s most celebrated jockeys and trainers as well as owners such as composer Burt Bacharach and A&M Records co-founder Jerry Moss.
Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times
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