Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious international events, today announced that tickets for the 2019 Breeders’ Cup World Championships will go on sale to the public on March 4 at Noon ET/9:00 a.m. PT. The 2019 event will be held at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., on Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2, and for a record-breaking 10th time following Breeders’ Cup’s most recent appearance at the track in 2016.
An exclusive pre-sale will take place prior to the public ticket sale launch on March 4. Following a record-setting two-day attendance of 118,484 at the 2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita, demand for tickets to the 2019 event is at an all-time high and reserved seating is expected to sell out quickly. Fans are therefore encouraged to sign up now at BreedersCup.com/2019 to receive information and privileged pre-sale access which will allow them to purchase tickets before they are released to the general public on March 4.
The 2019 Breeders’ Cup World Championships will bring unparalleled horse racing, entertainment and hospitality to the storied Santa Anita Park. One of the most premier horse racing venues in the country, Santa Anita Park has invested approximately $35 million towards infrastructure improvements over the past three years. To further enhance the guest experience at the upcoming Breeders’ Cup, the track will be investing an additional $5 million over the coming months to add premium seating, renovate its dining venues and install new outdoor suites.
The 36th running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships also will be televised live by NBC Sports Group. To receive additional information as it is released in the coming weeks, including detailed pricing and seating options, please sign up for ticketing info at BreedersCup.com/2019.***
About Breeders’ Cup
The Breeders’ Cup administers the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s year-end Championships. The Breeders’ Cup also administers the Breeders’ Cup Challenge qualifying series, which provides automatic starting positions into the Championships races. The 2019 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 14 Graded Stakes with purses and awards totaling more than $30 million, will be held on November 1-2 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., and will be televised live by the NBC Sports Group. Breeders’ Cup press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup website, www.breederscup.com. You can also follow the Breeders’ Cup on social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
About Santa Anita Park
Santa Anita Park is a Stronach Group company, North America’s leading Thoroughbred racetrack owner/operator. The Stronach Group racetracks include Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park & Casino, Golden Gate Fields, Portland Meadows, Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course, home of the world-famous Preakness. The company owns and operates the Palm Meadows Training Center in Florida, and is one of North America’s top race horse breeders through its award-winning Adena Springs operation. The Stronach Group is one of the world’s largest suppliers of pari-mutuel wagering systems, technologies and services. Its companies include AmTote, a global leader in wagering technology; Xpressbet, an Internet and telephone account wagering service; and Monarch Content Management, which acts as a simulcast purchase and sales agent of horseracing content for numerous North American racetracks and wagering outlets. The Stronach Group is also a major producer of televised horseracing programming through its HRTV cable and satellite network and is North America’s premier supplier of virtual online horseracing games, as well as a leading producer of social media content for the horseracing industry.