April 16, 2024
Gun Runner ridden by Florent Geroux wins the Breeders’ Cup Traditional at Del Mar in 2017. Photograph by Cynthia Lum/Icon Sportswire

A variety of seating choices for the 2024 Breeders’ Cup has been unveiled for the Nov. 1-2 championships, set to be hosted by the Del Mar Thoroughbred Membership.

Tickets go on sale to most people at 9 a.m. April 22, however followers can register for pre-sale entry on-line. Attendance is capped at 37,500 and demand is anticipated to be excessive.   

The Breeders’ Cup options 14 Grade 1 races with $33 million in purses and awards at stake. The championships, final in Del Mar in 2021, will probably be held on the seaside venue for the third time.

The Breeders’ Cup and Del Mar additionally will make investments greater than $5 million to create new seating areas and expanded hospitality choices. The upgrades will embrace development of a “luxurious chalet” with roughly 700 premium eating seats and the addition of greater than 1,000 non permanent field seats.

Josh Rubinstein, president of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Membership, mentioned the Breeders’ Cup “not solely showcases the head of worldwide Thoroughbred racing and brings financial assist to our metropolis, but in addition highlights the distinctive hospitality and unforgettable experiences our world-class venue has to supply.”

Seating choices embrace premium eating packages, field seats, reserved seating and normal admission.

Two-day eating packages can be found for buy starting from $583 to $2,306 per seat, whereas field seating choices embrace each single and two-day packages beginning at $475 for a single day and $1,165 for each days.

Reserved seating is offered in each single and two-day packages that begin at $107 for a single day and $425 per seat for each days.

Infield normal admission costs are $67 per particular person for Friday and $133 for Saturday. Trackside normal admission costs are $100 per particular person for Friday and $199 per particular person Saturday.

All tickets will probably be bought prematurely. No tickets will probably be bought on-site. On-site parking at Del Mar additionally will probably be bought prematurely with costs beginning at $50 per cross.

The 2017 debut of the Breeders’ Cup at Del Mar resulted in a record-breaking, two-day on-track wagering mark, whereas the championships generated a file $97 million in financial influence for San Diego County.

“Del Mar is a improbable associate in internet hosting the World Championships, showcasing the very best ranges of worldwide Thoroughbred racing whereas offering an incredible hospitality expertise,” mentioned Drew Fleming, president & CEO of Breeders’ Cup Restricted.