Tickets On Sale for 2024 Breeders' Cup World Championships

April 22, 2024

Thoroughbred Racing’s Spectacular Two-Day Showcase Set for Nov. 1-2 at Del Mar 

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DEL MAR, Calif. (APRIL 22, 2024) — Tickets for the 2024 Breeders’ Cup World Championships are on sale now at BreedersCup.com/Tickets. Beginning today, fans can secure their place at the 41st running of the season-ending international championships, which will be held Nov. 1-2 at Del Mar in Del Mar, California. 

Featuring 14 Grade 1 races and $33 million in purses and awards, the 2024 World Championships will entertain fans from around the globe as the sport’s best horses, jockeys, and trainers compete over two days of spectacular racing. Attendees will enjoy outstanding culinary experiences, high fashion, and top entertainment at Del Mar, “Where the turf meets the surf” on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, as the World Championships will be held at the seaside oval for a third time. 

Fans can purchase tickets online at BreedersCup.com/Tickets or by calling the ticket office at (859) 514-9428. A range of seating options at various price points are available. All tickets will be sold in advance of the World Championships and are subject to availability at the time of purchase. No tickets will be sold on-site. Those interested in hosting corporate outings or large groups may register for more information at BreedersCup.com/Groups

“Del Mar is a fantastic partner in hosting the World Championships, showcasing the highest levels of international Thoroughbred racing while providing a tremendous hospitality experience,” said Drew Fleming, President & CEO of Breeders’ Cup Limited. “We look forward to our domestic and international fans returning to the San Diego area in a celebration of all the community and the World Championships have to offer.” 

To further elevate the experience for all fans and participants, Breeders’ Cup and Del Mar will invest more than $5 million to create new seating areas and expanded hospitality offerings. This investment will include the construction of a luxury chalet that will provide approximately 700 premium dining seats, the addition of more than 1,000 temporary box seats, and enhanced culinary activations around Del Mar. 

Curtis Stone, a Michelin-starred chef and world-renowned restaurateur, author, and media personality, will again create a world-class culinary experience for premium dining areas at the World Championships after partnering with the Breeders’ Cup in 2023 to rave reviews. Owner of the critically acclaimed Gwen and Maude restaurants in Los Angeles and Woodend by Curtis Stone at Maroma, a Belmond Hotel in the Riviera Maya, Stone will return to work on-site with his team to curate innovative offerings for guests arriving from around the world. Stone’s cuisine will be offered in select Clubhouse and Stretch Run premium dining areas. 

The 2017 debut of the Breeders’ Cup at Del Mar resulted in a record-breaking, two-day on-track wagering mark, while the World Championships generated a record $97 million in economic impact for San Diego County. The 2021 edition, conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic, set a wagering record for the World Championships while permitting fans to return in limited numbers with appropriate health measures in place.  

In accordance with a longstanding commitment by Breeders’ Cup Limited to delivering a curated and intimate fan experience, Breeders’ Cup and Del Mar officials are working to ensure optimal seating offerings for all attendees, while maintaining an intimate fan experience and ensuring maximum safety and comfort. With attendance capped at 37,500, fans are encouraged to acquire tickets early as demand is expected to be high. 

All on-site parking at Del Mar will be sold in advance. On-site parking options are limited and will sell out quickly, so attendees are encouraged to purchase as soon as possible. Pricing ranges from $50 per pass on Friday to $75 per pass on Saturday, depending on the lot location. A dedicated ride-share lot will be available for patrons over the weekend, with a park and ride shuttle program also returning for patrons who choose to park off-site. Additional details will be released this summer. For more information, please visit BreedersCup.com/Transportation

Breeders’ Cup Experiences is the official ticket, hospitality, and travel package provider for the 2024 Breeders’ Cup at Del Mar. Packages are all-inclusive and provide top-end food and drink, reserved seating, hospitality, and exciting insider experiences. Fans can visit the Breeders’ Cup Experiences website, BreedersCupExperiences.com, for more information. 


ABOUT BREEDERS’ CUP Breeders’ Cup Limited administers the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s year-end Championships, as well as the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series: Win and You’re In, which provides automatic starting positions into the Championships races through an 80-race series hosted by 12 countries, and the U.S.-based Dirt Dozen Bonus Series. The Breeders’ Cup supports and operates under the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA), which For the first time, establishes a national, uniform set of rules applicable to every Thoroughbred racing participant and racetrack. HISA seeks to enhance the safety of both horse and rider and to protect the integrity of the sport to the benefit of all racing participants Fans, and bettors.

The 2024 Breeders’ Cup World Championships consisting of 14 Grade 1 Championship races and $33 million in purses and awards, will be held Nov. 1-2 at Del Mar in Del Mar California. The 2025 World Championships will also be held at Del Mar on Oct. 31-Nov. 1. The Championships will be televised live by NBC Sports. Press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup website, BreedersCup.com. You can also follow the Breeders’ Cup on social media. 


ABOUT DEL MAR  Opened in 1937, San Diego’s iconic — and the nation’s only — seaside racetrack features the world’s top racehorses, trainers, and jockeys, as well as the best in fashion and classic California culture "where the turf meets the surf.” What began as a Hollywood hotspot in the era of the racetrack’s founder, Bing Crosby, is now one of America's foremost racetracks and a premier Southern California destination, as well as a national leader in racetrack safety. 


Media Contacts:  Claire Crosby, Breeders' Cup, 847-613-5715, ccrosby@breederscup.com
Jim Gluckson, Breeders' Cup, 646-335-6825, jim@breederscup.com