Benefit chili cookoff at Del Mar Racetrack Aug. 8


The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club hosts its 29th annual Western Regional Chili Cookoff Aug. 8 at the Del Mar Race Track.

Chili will be served from noon-3:30 p.m. or until the chili runs out. Chili fans will enjoy the opportunity to sample from more than 40-plus chilis and salsas, and vote for the best!

Enjoy entertainment and a selection of cold brews from the beer tents while sampling chili.

Cooks of red chili and green chili, plus salsa entrants, will compete for more than $2,500 in prizes. Winners advance to the 2015 World Championships.

Event is free, but donations will be appreciated. Proceeds benefit the Mitchell Thorp Foundation, which supports families whose children suffer from life-threatening illnesses, diseases and disorders, by providing financial and emotional resources.

To sponsor, contact or call 760-603-8853.