Breeders’ Cup Announces 2024 Ticket Options and Partnership With Curtis Stone

If you’ve been champing at the bit, the wait is over—you can now browse ticket offerings and packages for the 41st annual running of Thoroughbred racing’s international showcase!

Breeders' Cup World Championships at Del Mar

The Breeders’ Cup: A Pinnacle of Thoroughbred Racing

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, owners, breeders, trainers, and jockeys compete over two days of world-class racing.

Enjoy outstanding culinary experiences, high fashion, and top entertainment at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, “Where the turf meets the surf” on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, as the World Championships are held at the seaside oval for a third time.

To further elevate the experience, Breeders’ Cup and Del Mar are investing more than $5 million to create new seating areas and expanded hospitality offerings.

Del Mar racing

This investment includes the construction of a luxury chalet providing approximately 700 premium dining seats, the addition of more than 1,000 temporary box seats, and enhanced culinary activations around Del Mar.

“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 to enjoy everything the local community and World Championships have to offer.”

Breeders' Cup World Championships

“We’re thrilled to once again welcome the world’s best horses, owners, breeders, trainers, and jockeys to Del Mar for the 2024 Breeders’ Cup World Championships,” said Josh Rubinstein, President of Del Mar Thoroughbred Club.

“This prestigious event not only showcases the pinnacle of international Thoroughbred racing and brings economic support to our city,” he continues, “but also highlights the exceptional hospitality and unforgettable experiences our world-class venue has to offer.”

Breeders' Cup World Championships at Del Mar

Partnership With Michelin-Starred Chef Curtis Stone

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.

“I’m delighted to expand my partnership with Breeders’ Cup to enhance the culinary experience at the 2024 World Championships,” Stone said. “Del Mar is a wonderful venue, and I look forward to curating unique and elevated cuisine that pairs well with its beautiful surroundings.”

“This collaboration represents everything Breeders’ Cup strives to present to our guests—outstanding culinary offerings, phenomenal hospitality, and great entertainment,” Fleming added.

“We are very pleased to welcome Chef Stone and his team back to the Breeders’ Cup for a second consecutive year and, based on the fantastic feedback we received in 2023, we know our guests this year will enjoy Chef’s excellent cuisine as they watch the world’s greatest Thoroughbreds compete at the highest level.”

Variety of Seating Options Available

A variety of seating options at various price points are available for the 2024 World Championships, including premium dining packages, box seating options, reserved seating, and general admission.

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club

Two-day dining packages are available for purchase ranging from $583 to $2,306 per seat, while box seating options include both single and two-day packages starting at $475 for a single day and $1,165 for both days.

Reserved seating is available in both single and two-day packages that start at $107 for a single day and $425 per seat for both days. Infield General Admission prices are $67 per person for Friday and $133 for Saturday.

Trackside General Admission prices are $100 per person for Friday and $199 per person for Saturday.

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 here.

See you there!

Tickets go on sale to the general public on April 22; however, you can register for pre-sale access now here. All on-site parking at Del Mar will be sold in advance. For more information, visit here.

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. Visit the Breeders’ Cup Experiences website here for more information.

The 2024 World Championships will run from November 1 to 2.

See you there, San Diego!

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