ONLINE PURCHASE OF GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS FOR BREEDERS’ CUP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS AT SANTA ANITA PARK ON SALE NOW

LOS ANGELES (October 1, 2012) – Breeders’ Cup announced today that general admission tickets are now available for purchase online for the 29th Breeders’ Cup World Championships on Nov. 2 and 3 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. at www.breederscup.com/tickets.

• The online price for Championship Friday is $10. General Admission online price on Championship Saturday is $15. Patrons will be able to print their tickets at home and bring them to the track for admission.

• General admission prices at the gate on Championship Friday will be $15 and $20 on Championship Saturday.

• All fans attending the Breeders’ Cup will receive a complimentary official Breeders’ Cup World Championships track program.

• Fans may purchase general admission tickets online until midnight (PT) on Thursday, Nov. 1

Legendary musician Tony Bennett will perform his classic hit “The Best is Yet to Come” as the horses make their way to the track for the running of the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday, Nov. 3.

Once again, an array of outstanding international stars is lining up to compete in this year’s Championships. Game on Dude, second in last year’s $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, headlines this year’s Classic following his commanding victory in the Awesome Again Stakes on Saturday during Santa Anita’s opening weekend.

For the sixth time, Santa Anita will host the Breeders’ Cup. Under the two-day Championship format, Friday’s 10-race program will begin at 11:15 a.m. PT and finish at approximately 4:25 p.m. PT with the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic. Saturday’s 12-race card will begin at 10:05 a.m. PT and conclude with the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic at 5:35 p.m. PT, which will also be aired live on NBC.

A limited quantity of premium seats remain available for Friday in Trackside dining and for both days in Grandstand reserved seating offering some of the best views of the track, as follows:

Available seats and purchase options can be found at www.breederscup.com/tickets or by calling 877-TIX-4CUP (877-849-4287).

About Breeders’ Cup

The Breeders’ Cup administers the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s year-end Championships. The Breeders’ Cup also administers the Breeders’ Cup Challenge qualifying series, which provides automatic starting positions into the Championships races. The 2012 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 15 races and purses totaling more than $25 million will be held Nov. 2-3 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. NBC and NBC Sports Network will combine to present 9 ½ hours of live coverage of the 2012 Breeders’ Cup from Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., including live primetime coverage of the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic on NBC on Saturday, Nov. 3 (8-9 p.m. ET). Breeders’ Cup press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup Web site, www.breederscup.com. You can also follow the Breeders’ Cup on social media platforms, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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