Del Mar Racing: The Opening Day Hat Contest

How over-the-top is your topper? Best make for Del Mar for Opening Day at the track.

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Del Mar Horse Racing holds its annual Opening Day Hats Contest on Thursday, July 17.
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Ready to rock your chapeau? Del Mar Horse Racing is holding an Opening Day Hat Contest on Thursday, July 17.
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When it comes to your hat choices, think height, think width, think big.
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Or... go with balloons? Yeah. Go with balloons.
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Drama is the order of the day (to win the day, that is).
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Are you going to go elegant or outlandish? Perhaps a bit of both.
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It's year 20 for the Opening Day Hats Contest.
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There are themes to consider, like Best Racing Theme and Funniest/Most Outrageous.
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Want to go for several great prizes, including a two-night stay at the Grand Del Mar? Don your hat and make for opening day at the Del Mar on Thursday, July 17.
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