PHOTOS: Saturday afternoon horse racing @ Del Mar 8/8/15

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AmericaJR.com’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at Del Mar Race Track for Saturday afternoon horse racing today. It is the second largest horse-racing venue in the western United States, which has a capacity of 44,000. Owned by the State of California and leased by the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, it is known for the slogans: “Where The Turf Meets The Surf” as well as “Cool as Ever.” It was built by a partnership including Bing Crosby, actors Pat O’Brien, Gary Cooper, Joe E. Brown, Charles S. Howard and Oliver Hardy. There were a total of 10 races held on Saturday, with race eight having the highest purse of $250,000 guaranteed. Elektrum (IRE) won the eighth race while Nextdoorneighbor won race nine and Barbs Angel won the 10th and final race of the evening.

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