I’ll Have Another prepares for Belmont Stakes — and heats up anticipation for Del Mar racing season
By Kelly Pottorff and Tammy Tidmore
Next week, I’ll Have Another will attempt to net the Triple Crown at Belmont Stakes – a feat over 30 years in the making. The excitement surrounding I’ll Have Another’s victories at the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes earlier this year, combined with the Belmont buzz, is expected to spill over into this year’s Del Mar racing season. According to the Daily Racing Forum, last year’s opening day at Del Mar drew a record-breaking 46,588 spectators: and this year, the July 18 event promises to be even bigger and more exciting than before.
With stunning scenery and a consistently stellar racing lineup, the Del Mar races attract enthusiasts from around the world. Every summer, people travel to San Diego from all corners of the globe: and while this means good news for the local hospitality industry, it also encourages some visitors to consider growing roots closer to the track in the form of a San Diego vacation home.
Real estate in Del Mar: the perfect cure for summer crowds at the racetrack
San Diego locals know that, come racing season, the horse races themselves are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to social events and summer entertainment. From concert series’ to golf tournaments, San Diego embraces the season with wide open arms – making Del Mar an ideal place for enthusiasts to invest in the form of vacation real estate. As the weather gets warmer and opening day at Del Mar draws near, hotels will fill to capacity and parking spaces will virtually cease to exist. But with a vacation house or condo waiting for you year after year, the usual hassles can all disappear – leaving you free to enjoy the delights of the season at your own unique pace.
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