Pacific Classic Party


L'Auberge Del Mar hosted this year’s Pacific Classic Party in collaboration with the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club on Aug. 17. The event, which benefits the Winners Foundation, celebrated Martine Bellocq, who was awarded the prestigious 15th Laffit Pincay, Jr. Award the following day at the $1 million TVG Pacific Classic. Bellocq is was honored for her heroism on Dec. 7, 2017, when she raced through fires at the San Luis Rey training site to help rescue most of the 400 thoroughbreds that were trapped in eight burning barns.