Breeders' Cup tickets go on sale

Updated: June 4, 2012, 2:28 PM ET
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Tickets for the Nov. 2-3 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park in California went on sale to the general public June 4.

This is the sixth time for Santa Anita to host the event that begins Nov. 2 with 10 races and concludes the following day with 12 races, highlighted by the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic at approximately 5:30 p.m. PT (8:30 ET).

In announcing the sale of tickets to the general public, Breeders' Cup and Santa Anita noted that "most premium areas have already been sold" as a result of the successful recently-concluded pre-sale period, but "excellent seats are available in Grandstand Reserved, Turf Club box seating, and dining."

According to Breeders' Cup, among the ticketing options for this year's event are:

-- Ticket prices for reserved seats on Championship Friday range from $40-$250 and on Championship Saturday from $75-$300. There are also bundled two-day packages available for Grandstand Reserved seats, Turf Club box seating, and premium dining experiences.

-- All fans purchasing reserved seating (Grandstand, Clubhouse and Turf Club) will receive free track programs upon entering the racetrack each day.

-- Fans will have the option to purchase single seats within a Turf Club Box and in the following dining areas: Sirona's Paddock View Dining and Clockers' Corner Trackside Dining.

-- General Admission print-at-home tickets will go on sale beginning Oct. 1. There will be a 25% discount on general admission prices by purchasing their tickets in advance and online. The online price for Nov. 2 will be $10. General Admission online price on Nov. 3 is $15. General admission prices at the gate on Championship Friday will be $15 and $20 on Championship Saturday.

Breeders' Cup and Santa Anita Park also announced QuintEvents is the official provider of fan experience packages that include tickets for both days and private hospitality with celebrity jockey 'meet and greet' opportunities, as well as parties, ground transportation, and hotels. Tickets can be purchased at www.breederscup.com/tickets or by calling toll free 1-877-910-9511