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A trip to Santa Anita Park for the 2019 Breeders’ Cup is sure to be an unforgettable experience! Here are some tips to help you plan your trip to one of the world’s most legendary racetracks.


Gates Open and Post Times

(all times PDT)


Parking Gates Open at 8:00 A.M. PDT

Admission Gates Open at 8:30 A.M. PDT

Mutuel Windows Open at 9:30 A.M. PDT

Post Times:

10:45 AM PDT: Race 1

11:20 AM PDT: Race 2

11:55 AM PDT: Race 3

12:32 PM PDT: Race 4

Breeders' Cup Opening Ceremonies

1:12 PM PDT: Race 5 - $1,000,000 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint

1:52 PM PDT: Race 6 - $1,000,000 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf

2:32 PM PDT: Race 7 - $2,000,000 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies

3:12 PM PDT: Race 8 - $1,000,000 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf

4:03 PM PDT: Race 9 - $2,000,000 TVG Breeders' Cup Juvenile

4:43 PM EDT: Race 10



Parking Gates Open at 7:30 AM PDT

Admission Gates Open at 8:00 AM PDT

Mutuel Windows Open at 9:00 AM PDT

Post Times:

10:07 AM PDT: Race 1

10:42 AM PDT: Race 2

11:17 AM PDT: Race 3

Breeders' Cup Opening Ceremonies

11:55 AM PDT: Race 4 - $1,000,000 Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint

12:33 PM PDT: Race 5 - $1,000,000 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint

1:10 PM PDT: Race 6 - $1,000,000 Big Ass Fans Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile

1:54 PM PDT: Race 7 - $2,000,000 Maker's Mark Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf

2:36 PM PDT: Race 8 - $2,000,000 Breeders' Cup Sprint

3:20 PM PDT: Race 9 - $2,000,000 TVG Breeders' Cup Mile

4:00 PM PDT: Race 10 - $2,000,000 Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff

4:40 PM PDT: Race 11 - $4,000,000 Longines Breeders' Cup Turf

5:44 PM PDT: Race 12 - $6,000,000 Longines Breeders' Cup Classic


Read This Before You Head to the Track!

As you plan your trip to Santa Anita Park for Breeders' Cup weekend, be sure to review the list of permitted items and those that cannot be brought into the racing facility.


  • Backpacks (no larger than 13”x 9”x17”) and subject to search
  • Binoculars
  • Cellular telephones, cameras (none equipped with detachable lenses or lenses of 6” or more), and camcorders
  • Folding chairs allowed ONLY in the Infield through Gate 6 entrance.
  • Laptops – Patrons may be asked to turn on at security check point
  • Purses and baby bags (all subject to search)
  • Seat cushions smaller than 15”x15” that do not contain metal arms and/or backs
  • Service Animals with identifying vest designating their service along with certification to present at entry gate
  • Strollers (only if carrying a child– no other items allowed)
  • Sunscreen (non-glass containers, lotions and creams only, no aerosol spray)



  • Upon entrance, guests will be required to return such items to their vehicles or discard them. Santa Anita Park is not responsible for any items left near the entrances and such items may be thrown away.
  • Alcoholic beverages, marijuana or cannabis related products or any illegal substance
  • No outside food or beverages inside admission gates
  • Balloons, balls, or frisbees
  • Coolers
  • Drones or any motorized remote control devices
  • Duffel bags
  • Glass bottles or containers
  • Grills
  • Umbrellas
  • Small personal music systems, radios and/or televisions
  • Tents or canopies
  • Wagons
  • Weapons (including knives), Pepper spray, Mace or any other aerosol spray
  • Any item or makeup which covers a person’s face and prevents facial recognition



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