Ready to see the greatest horses in training compete on the world stage? Del Mar Race Course—the iconic venue, where the turf meets the surf—will be hosting the Breeder's Cup for just the second time in history. There will be 14 Championship races to get off the ground, scheduled for November 4th and 5th.
The races will be televised by NBC Sports Group. If you're set on attending this year's BC World Championship at Del Mar Racetrack, be among the first to get your tickets when they go on sale:
Friday, July 16 at Noon ET / 9:00 am PT.
Tickets are subject to availability at the time of purchase (an affectionate way of saying if you snooze, you lose!). The following options are currently available for purchase:
Race Day Dining: Starting at $775 per seat.
Beach House Cafe, Veranda Cafe, Stretch Run Grill East or West, First Turn Restaurant, Clubhouse Terrace Restaurant, Cafe Del Sol.
Box Seating: Starting at $375 per seat.
Clubhouse Box Seats, Stretch Run Box Seats East, Stretch Run Box Seats West.
Reserved Seating: Starting at $100 per seat.
Clubhouse Reserved Seats, Stretch Run Reserved Seats East, Stretch Run Reserved Seats West.
Read the options in greater detail here.
Important to note there are certain conditions before anyone can refund or exchange their tickets. Also, ticket holders must agree not to resell their tickets at a premium in excess of the amount federally allowed, unless sold through the event's preferred resell online provider.
If you'd like to find out where the best places at Del Mar to stay, and get a head start deciding Parking & Transportation, click here to Plan Your Visit. You'll also find a map of the main area, plus a link to download the Breeder's Cup's official mobile app.
Did you know the Breeder's Cup just launched a contest "Dreaming of Del Mar", which grants ONE lucky fan and their guest, a VIP trip to the 2021 Breeder's Cup event? It's true!
It comes out to an all-expenses paid trip: roundtrip airfare, hotel accommodations, a private tour of the Del Mar racetrack, access to the paddock and more. The lucky winner will even get to give the "Riders Up!" call for a Championship race. The link below will provide the full description of the experience.
"As we eagerly welcome our fans back to the Breeders' Cup this year, we are pleased to offer our passionate supporters a chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime Breeders' Cup World Championships experience," said Breeders' Cup Senior Vice President of Marketing Justin McDonald.
"The Dreaming of Del Mar promotion will give one lucky fan and a guest of their choosing the opportunity to travel to sunny Del Mar for the weekend to experience the Breeders' Cup World Championships with a level of first-hand access that has never been offered before."
The contest is already live, and runs through 11:59 PM ET on September 12. If you're 21 years of age or older, living in the U.S. or Canada, then you can throw your hat in the ring. Best of luck to you!
Register now for free at BreedersCup.com/Contest.