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Bing Crosby’s Del Mar Racing Opening Day + Old Hollywood Costume Contest

The Del Mar racing season kicks off again this Friday November 7th – November 30th for 15 days or racetrack fun! The Bing Crosby Opening Day fashion theme is “Gatsby” style and as such, there will be a fabulous “Old Hollywood” fashion contest!  See below for details.  Bing Crosby founded the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in the 1930’s and this entire racing season will take us back to that era with attire calling for “Old Hollywood” glamour.

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See below for Del Mar Racing Opening Day of Bing Crosby Season details and costume contest FAQ…

On Del Mar Racing Opening Day of the Bing Crosby Season, the Old Hollywood Fashion Contest will determine the day’s best style winners!  Nubry is on the celebrity judge panel joined by Leonard Simpson – Fashion Forward, Heather Lake – Fox5, Maria Von Losch – Savvy Fashionista, and Kelly Emberg – iHeart Radio.  We will be awarding more than $3,000 in prizes for the Old Hollywood costume contest!  Prizes will be awarded to a glamorous diva, a Hollywood Celebrity look-alike, and also a fabulous duo or couple.  See below for costume awards.

This Friday at Opening Day in Del Mar, wear your best 30’s, 40’s and 50’s attire for a chance at winning the judge’s best dressed vote!  Below, see details pertaining to Opening Day of Bing Crosby Season, Vintage Hollywood outfit awards, as well as some frequently asked questions.  See you on Opening Day!


Del Mar Opening Day of Bing Crosby Season

When: November 7th | 1st post time: 12:30pm

Where: Del Mar Race Track

Attire: Old Hollywood Glamour, optional

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Vintage Hollywood Contest Awards At Bing Crosby Opening Day

1. Most Glamorous

Be a glamorous fashion star with a vintage or new glamorous look you’ve been waiting show off. Follow Hollywood glamour for inspiration, or bring your own incredible glamtastic style to the party.

2. Best Dressed Couple

Enter as a high fashion duo. Any fashion duo will do! You can even enter as a famous Hollywood star pairing from one of the classics!


3. Best Celebrity Look-alike

Do you resemble a famous old Hollywood movie star like Marilyn Monroe, Bing Crosby, Greta Garbo, Betty Grable, Humphrey Bogart or any modern day celeb? Or, you can dress up as a classic movie characters…

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Q: Who is Eligible for  Vintage Hollywood Fashion Contest?

A: Anyone! Just sign up.

Q: How do you sign up for contest?

A: Sign up between 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in Plaza de Mexico located inside the Stretch Run admission gates. All entrants will receive two free admission passes to the Bing Crosby Racing Season, November 7th – 30th.

Q: Where can I see vintage Hollywood inspiration?

A: See Old Hollywood Glamour inspiration on this Pinterest board.

About The Author

Britt Hackmann is the co-founder of Nubry. Her background includes retail management, digital marketing strategy, fashion marketing, and marketing analytics. She loves snow skiing, tennis, traveling, partying in the big city and getting dirty in the countryside. Twitter @BrittHackmann Follow Gretchen and I on Instagram for previews of everything! @nubry

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