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The NCTD Pony Express Combo Ticket

Take the COASTER Pony Express Train to the Del Mar Races

Oceanside CA– Win, Place, or Show! The Pony Express Combo Ticket is your BEST Way to Go. This year the Pony Express is available every race day.

Every race day, after Opening Day throughout the 2014 Del Mar Racing Season (July 17-Sept. 3), you can purchase the Pony Express combination ticket for just $11, which includes Stretch Run Admission (regularly $6) and round-trip COASTER fare (regularly $11) and a free shuttle between the Solana Beach COASTER Station and the track. That’s a 35% SAVINGS! You’ll also save $10 in parking fees. The one-day ticket is valid every race day, except Opening Day. It also includes rides on the SPRINTER light rail and BREEZE bus service.

On concert days, you must enter the track gates with your Pony Express ticket before the last race. If you do not enter before the last race, admission is $20.

Use NCTD Mobile App for Ticket Purchases

We have made purchasing the Pony Express easier than ever: You can buy it in advance or same-day online or with our mobile app. Same day tickets are also available at the ticket vending machines in every NCTD transit station by selecting the “Current Promotions” button.

Take the Shuttle from Solana Beach to the Track

Transit riders can take the COASTER or BREEZE bus route 101 to the Solana Beach Transit Station. From there, double-decker buses sponsored by the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club will shuttle race fans to the Del Mar Racetrack for every race. Show your Pony Express ticket at the Diamond Club booth near the Stretch Run gate at the track to receive your race admission ticket.

The Double-Decker shuttle is FREE and leaves the track 15 minutes after every race ends.