The Del Mar Scene - NBC 7 San Diego
Wednesday, Jul 20, 2011
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By Michelle Wayland

Del Mar Opening Day Hats - 2010

From chic to outrageous - see all the hats at Del Mar's Opening Day.View gallery

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Wednesday, Jul 21, 2010

She Makes Top Hats

She Makes Top Hats

A custom hat maker creates works of art, reports Channel 4 San Diego.

Wednesday, Jul 21, 2010

Getting Del Mar Ready for Race Day

Getting Del Mar Ready for Race Day

Trainers and jockeys at Del Mar were up with their horses before the sun came up.

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017

Fabulous & Quirky: Del Mar Opening Day Hat Contest

Fabulous & Quirky: Del Mar Opening Day Hat Contest

With flowers, feathers, trinkets, props and jewels, contestants strutted their stuff at the Del Mar Opening Day Hats Contest Wednesday bringing unforgettable toppers to the track.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017

Del Mar Opening Day 2017: Hats & Horses

Del Mar Opening Day 2017: Hats & Horses

Del Mar Racing season is all about the horses but, on Opening Day 2017, the seaside track in San Diego's North County will be, as usual, all about the hats.

Saturday, Jul 16, 2016

Del Mar Hat: Windmills and Lucy

Del Mar Hat: Windmills and Lucy

Fay Meitz incorporated windmills, photos of horses and even a tribute to "I Love Lucy" on her Del Mar Opening Day hat. NBC 7's Monica Garske speaks to Meitz about how it all came together for the big Hats...

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017

Opening Day 2016: Sisters' Zoo Centennial Hats

Opening Day 2016: Sisters' Zoo Centennial Hats

On Opening Day 2016, sisters Anna Mackin and Deborah Mauzy-Melitz impressed the crowd at Del Mar with their San Diego Zoo-themed hats, which were a nod to the zoo's centennial.

Saturday, Jul 16, 2016

Vintage Hats Repurposed for Opening Day

Vintage Hats Repurposed for Opening Day

Mary-Jean Holmes and Lonnie Testa looked to the past for inspiration for their Del Mar Opening Day hats. They each repurposed vintage hats that once belonged to Holmes' mother by adding some feathers and flare.

Saturday, Jul 16, 2016

Hand-Sewn Fascinator Wins Del Mar Opening Day Hats Contest

Hand-Sewn Fascinator Wins Del Mar Opening Day Hats Contest

Bonita resident Andria Elam spent two months painstakingly hand-sewing a glamorous lilac and turquoise fascinator she wore to Del Mar Opening Day on July 15, 2016. Her work paid off: She won the grand prize...

Saturday, Jul 16, 2016

Bold Blue and Gold at Del Mar Hats Contest

Bold Blue and Gold at Del Mar Hats Contest

Lori Shelton sported bright yellow and blue Del Mar Racing theme colors at the 22nd Annual Hats Contest on Opening Day on July 15, 2016. NBC 7's Monica Garske talks to Shelton about her choice of outfit.

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