Lexington, KY (SportsNetwork.com) – Tickets for this year’s Breeders’ Cup at
Keeneland will be going on sale earlier than in years past.
Keeneland will be hosting the 32nd Breeders’ Cup World Championships for the
first time and interest is expected to be strong for the event on Oct. 30-31.
“While this is the first time that Keeneland has hosted the Breeders’ Cup
World Championships, many of our Thoroughbred champions have raced at
Keeneland or passed through its renowned sales pavilion so it feels like a
homecoming for us,” said Craig Fravel, Breeders’ Cup President and CEO.
“Combining our enhanced programming for this year’s World Championships with
the rich history and classic elegance of Keeneland and the Bluegrass region
presents an incredible opportunity for us to showcase the best our sport has
Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, March 4, three
months earlier than previous years.
“Being able to host the 2015 Breeders’ Cup World Championships is an
incredible honor,” said Bill Thomason, President and CEO of Keeneland Race
Course. “The Breeders’ Cup has established itself as one of the most
competitive and impressive racing events in the world. Keeneland and the
Breeders’ Cup share a goal to provide our guests with extraordinary customer
service, which, coupled with Keeneland’s iconic setting and rich racing
tradition will make for a truly unique patron experience.”
Shuttle service will be provided to the track from two offsite parking
facilities for the two-day, 13-race World Championships.