Tim Fennell

Security plans to address smoking at race concerts

DEL MAR — In response to ongoing complaints about smoking, especially marijuana, during concerts after the summer horse races, a report on security protocol was presented at the March 11 meeting of the 22nd District Agricultural Association, which oversees the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

Fairgrounds hoping to update payment structure for managers

Fairgrounds hoping to update payment structure for managers

DEL MAR — In an effort to better compensate management employees, officials at the Del Mar Fairgrounds are trying to modify a payment structure that hasn’t been updated in more than 20 years.

Board honors employee, supports train stop and mini-satellite wagering site

Board honors employee, supports train stop and mini-satellite wagering site

DEL MAR — Employee recognition, support for a seasonal train platform, a traffic study update and approval of mini-satellite wagering were addressed at the Feb. 11 meeting of the 22nd District Agricultural Association board of directors.

Two honored for combined service of 45 years

Two honored for combined service of 45 years

DEL MAR — Two Del Mar Fairgrounds employees were recognized at the Jan. 14 meeting for their combined service of nearly half a century.

Holiday of Lights may stay dark

Holiday of Lights may stay dark

DEL MAR — As many people discovered, some after driving to the Del Mar Fairgrounds, the 2013 Holiday of Lights was canceled this year because of an ongoing project to widen the turf track.

Fair CEO honored for 20 years of service

Fair CEO honored for 20 years of service

DEL MAR — Tim Fennell, chief executive officer and general manager of the Del Mar