Enjoy sunshine, great style and some of the best San Diego seasonal activity at this year's Opening Day at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. With more than 40,000 guests expected to attend this year's event, hosted on Thursday, July 16, 2015 it's sure to be a spectacular one! One of the best Opening Day events on the West Coast, Opening Day at Del Mar stops the city in its tracks as thousands rush to the beachside track to catch great hats, great views, and great racing. Not only are the bets huge on the course, but the hats are huge too, making for great people watching no matter your location. In true Opening Day at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club tradition, stylish folks will enjoy participation in the Opening Day Hat Contest that allows entrants to compete for cash prizes judged on creativity and style. While the style may be the talk of the town, the racing is what gets the majority of the spectators going. Make sure you grab a seat for the biggest event of the day - the horses! The seaside oval offers the best horse racing on the West Coast, and its infamous location has brought some of the top name teams and racing stripes to the track. If you're a betting man or woman, then be sure to put in your favorites early for Opening Day at Del Mar. A party that features beautiful sun, style, music and fun, make sure to join the party at Del Mar this July.