Tickets Now on Sale for 2021 Breeders’ Cup at Del Mar

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The scene at Del Mar before the Breeders’ Cup Classic in 2017. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Tickets are now on sale for the 2021 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar racetrack, the iconic Southern California racing venue. This year’s prestigious international event, which returns to Del Mar on Nov. 5 and 6 for just the second time in its history, will utilize 100% of seated capacity in accordance with state and local public health guidelines.

Fans can purchase tickets online at or by calling the ticketing office at (859) 514-9428. Guests are encouraged to purchase tickets as soon as possible, as demand is expected to be high with patrons returning to the World Championships after being unable to attend in person in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2021 World Championships promises to further cement the annual event as an unparalleled, luxury lifestyle experience showcasing the world’s best horse racing and hospitality.

2017 World Championships at Del Mar. (Eclipse Sportswire)

“We are elated to welcome fans back in full force as we return to southern California’s beautiful oceanside racing venue, Del Mar racetrack,” Breeders’ Cup President and CEO Drew Fleming said. “Breeders’ Cup and Del Mar Thoroughbred Club have worked in close collaboration over the course of the past year to ensure our fans and participants receive a safe, best-in-class experience that showcases exceptional Thoroughbred racing.”

Historic Del Mar racetrack is located just 20 miles north of San Diego, where “the turf meets the surf.” In addition to elite international racing, attendees will enjoy Del Mar’s scenic seaside city backdrop coupled with the vibrant nightlife of nearby San Diego.

Attendees can choose from premium dining packages, box seating options, and reserved seating. Two-day dining packages are available for purchase ranging from $775 to $1,875 per seat, while box seating options include both single and two-day packages ranging from $375 to $975 per seat. Reserved seating is available in both single and two-day packages that range from $100 to $475 per seat. 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. More information on seating options and ticket pricing can be viewed at

General admission tickets will not be sold at this time; however, Breeders’ Cup is in close communication with local public health officials and is hopeful that as conditions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic continue to improve, general admission tickets will be made available closer to the World Championships. Fans are encouraged to sign up for the latest ticketing news and updates here.

Parking on-site at Del Mar is limited and only available to attendees with official pre-paid parking credentials. A complimentary public shuttle service will be operating to and from the track from a designated off-site park-and-ride location at Del Mar Horsepark on both Nov. 5 and Nov. 6. Additional transportation information can be found here.

The 2021 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar will be televised live by the NBC Sports Group.

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