Breeders' Cup

Burgers & Brews bash dropped from Breeders' Cup plans

Burgers & Brews bash dropped from Breeders' Cup plans

Burgers & Brews, set for Oct. 28 at Scripps Park to kick off the Breeders’ Cup in Del Mar, has been canceled. The fundraiser had the support of La Jolla’s Traffic & Transportation and Parks & Beaches advisory boards, but La Jolla Village Merchants Association (LJVMA) vice president Brett Murphy said organizers changed their minds about holding the event in La Jolla.

“We were having these great meetings with these event-planning companies, which actually owned the rights to the name Burgers & Brews,” he told fellow merchants at the group’s Oct. 11 meeting, “but they came back to us and said, ‘You know what? We’re not really going to allocate the money toward this....

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