Del Mar Mile

The Del Mar Mile Handicap is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually at the end of August at Del Mar Race Track in Del Mar, California. The Grade II event is open to horses age three and up willing to race one mile on the turf. As part of the Breeders' Cup Challenge series, the winner automatically qualifies for a berth in the Breeders' Cup Mile. Inaugurated in 1987, the Del Mar Mile Handicap was contested on dirt from 1987 through 2004.

Del Mar Race Track Graded Stakes Races

Stakes Race Grade Purse
Eddie Read Stakes I $300,000
San Clemente Handicap II $150,000
Cougar II Handicap III $125,000
San Diego Handicap II $200,000
Bing Crosby Stakes I $250,000
Sorrento Stakes III $150,000
Clement L. Hirsch Stakes I $300,000
Best Pal Stakes II $150,000
La Jolla Handicap II $150,000
John C. Mabee Stakes II $250,000
Del Mar Oaks I $250,000
Rancho Bernardo Handicap III $150,000
Del Mar Mile II $200,000
Del Mar Handicap II $200,000
Pacific Classic Stakes I $1,000,000
Pat O'Brien Stakes I $250,000
Del Mar Debutante I $250,000
Del Mar Derby II $250,000
Palomar Handicap II $150,000
Del Mar Futurity I $250,000