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Racetrack gears up for Opening Day at Del Mar

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DEL MAR (CBS 8) - Opening day at Del Mar is just a couple days away and there are several new things happening at the track this racing season, including a mobile phone app that brings betting to your fingertips.

"We've got a great app so you never have to get up out of your seat," said Del Mar Thoroughbred Club President, Joe Harper.

Harper, says they've improved the concert series this season, with bigger name acts such as Ben Harper, Weezer, and Ziggy Marley.

There will also be gourmet food trucks located throughout the venue.

The races aren't just for adults. There are Family Fun days and Camp-Del Mar for kids.

Opening day is Wednesday. The gates open at 11:30 a.m. and the first race is at 2 p.m.

For more information on what's new at del mar this season, click here.

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