RULES AND REGULATIONS
Like major sporting events and venues around the country, Del Mar racetrack has enhanced its security procedures to ensure that the Breeders’ Cup World Championships provide maximum safety with minimum inconvenience to its guests.
Del Mar racetrack reserves the right to search all persons and their belongings and to refuse admission or to eject any person refusing such procedures or where such search produces contents or items deemed unlawful, dangerous, obnoxious or prohibitive by Del Mar racetrack.
PERMITTED ITEMS ON BREEDERS’ CUP DAYS
• Sunscreen (non-glass containers, lotions and creams only, no aerosol spray)
• Cellular telephones, cameras (none equipped with detachable lenses or lenses of 6” or more), and camcorders
• Purses and baby bags (all subject to search)
• Backpacks (no larger than 13”x 9”x17”) and subject to search
• Seat cushions smaller than 15”x15” that do not contain metal arms and/or backs
• Strollers (only if carrying a child – no other items allowed)
• Service Animals with identifying vest designating their service along with certification to present at entry gate
BANNED ITEMS ON BREEDERS’ CUP DAYS
Upon entrance, guests will be required to return such items to their vehicles or discard them. Del mar racetrack will not be 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
• No outside chairs
• Balloons, balls, or Frisbees
• Drones or any motorized remote control devices
• Duffel bags
• Glass bottles or containers
• Tents or Canopies
• No umbrellas are permitted
• No small personal music systems, radios and/or televisions
• Weapons of any kind (including ALL knives)
• Pepper spray, mace or any other aerosol spray
• Fireworks, air horns or any other noise making devices
• Restraint devices (including handcuffs)
NO REFUNDS, NO EXCHANGES EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN.
By purchasing Breeders’ Cup ticket(s) you accept that they are a revocable license, subject to termination at the discretion of Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, and Breeders’ Cup Limited, with denial of admission or removal from the facility, without compensation, should the ticket holder act in a disorderly manner or violate the management’s rules or regulations. Ticket holder acknowledges and agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in this policy, as well as COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols and Guidelines.
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club reserves the right to search all persons, bags, boxes and/or other containers and to refuse admission or to eject any person refusing such procedures or where such search produces contents or items deemed unlawful, dangerous, obnoxious or prohibited by Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. Patrons may not bring liquor, bottles, balloons, umbrellas, weapons or items which Del Mar Thoroughbred Club deems unlawful, dangerous, or obnoxious onto the premises. For a complete list of permitted and prohibited items click here.
All patrons, regardless of age, must have ticket to gain access to reserved seated areas. Children under the age of two (2) may attend for free, provided such Child must be held or on the lap of an adult; Children ages two (2) and up that needs his or her own seat, will require the purchase of a reserved seat ticket.
No person who has been ruled off any sanctioned course can be admitted. Expulsion forfeits all tickets, and the holder thereof waives all claims against Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and Breeders’ Cup Limited by reason of the same.
Breeders’ Cup ticket holder(s) agree not to resell their ticket(s) at a premium in excess of the amount allowed by any Federal, State, Provincials or local law or regulation, unless sold through event’s preferred resell online provider. Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and Breeders’ Cup Limited are not responsible for tickets that are lost, stolen, forgotten or destroyed, or tickets that are obtained from sources other than Del Mar Thoroughbred Club or Breeders’ Cup Limited. Tickets that are obtained from other sources may be lost, stolen or counterfeit, and in such cases will be void. Ticket holders are solely responsible for safeguarding their tickets.
Breeders’ Cup tickets may not be used for advertising, promotion (including contests or sweepstakes) or other trade purposes without the express written consent of Breeders’ Cup Limited and Del Mar Thoroughbred Club.
Breeders’ Cup ticket holder(s) grants Breeders’ Cup Limited, its designees and assignees permission to use photographs, films, video, sound recordings and other images of holder’s likeness for any legitimate purpose, including, but not limited to, any broadcast or reproduction of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships™ and any promotion or advertisement therefor.
Breeders’ Cup ticket holders are warned and acknowledge that attendance at the Breeders’ Cup World Championships™ involves risks of personal injury and property damage incidental to the races, occurring prior to, during, or subsequent to the races, including specifically, but not limited to, actions, inactions or negligence of a third party, and horses, participants, volunteers, performers, guests and spectators at the event. . The ticket holder voluntarily assumes all risk with respect to danger of personal injury incidental to the event whether occurring prior to, during or after the actual event. Any element of your purchase may be canceled, postponed, relocated or rescheduled at any time with our without notice in Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and Breeders’ Cup Limited sole discretion if the event is prevented from occurring or omitted because of an act of God, pandemic (including COVID-19), infections disease outbreak, unavoidable accident, fire, loss of power, lock-out, strike or other labor dispute, riot, war, act of terrorism, inclement weather or any similar or dissimilar cause(each a “Force Majeure Event”) beyond control of Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and Breeders’ Cup Limited. Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and Breeders’ Cup Limited will not be liable to you or any other party because of a failure to perform in part or in full caused by a Force Majeure Event.
In the event that a Force Majeure Event causes Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and Breeders’ Cup Limited to cancel the Event, and if the event is not rescheduled, or the Event is held without patrons who purchased Tickets, you shall be refunded the amount actually paid for the Purchase by the purchase method used for the Purchase, provided that no amount of the service charge or various processing, handling, and shipping fees will be refunded. Persons who do not purchase directly from the selling channels of Del Mar Thoroughbred Club or Breeders’ Cup Limited will not be refunded any amounts under any circumstances. Such ticketed customers should contact the point of purchase ticket provider, including (as applicable) QuintEvents, LLC for Tickets purchased through “Breeders’ Cup Experiences”, used for ticket purchase and payment completion for further assistance on refund and credit options.
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Breeders’ Cup Limited, and ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES AND REPRESENTATIVES (THE “RELEASEES”) SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, AND YOU HEREBY RELEASE THE RELEASEES FROM AND AGREE NOT TO SEEK ANY CLAIM AND/OR RELIEF (INCLUDING INJUNCTIVE OR OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF) UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES FOR ANY SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR INDIRECT DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST PROFITS OR OPPORTUNITIES. RELEASEES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES FOR ANY AMOUNTS, INCLUDING COMPENSATORY DAMAGES, IN EXCESS OF AMOUNTS PAID BY YOU TO BREEDERS’ CUP LIMITED ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR PURCHASE. THE REFUND DESCRIBED ABOVE SHALL BE THE SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR THE INABILITY OF YOU TO UTILIZE YOUR PURCHASE BY REASON OF ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Releasees from and against any and all liabilities, claims, damages, costs and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of or in connection with (a) your transaction with Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Breeders’ Cup Limited, or Ticket Search; (b) your violation or breach, or alleged violation or breach, of this Policy, including, without limitation, all representations, warranties, terms, conditions, covenants, acknowledgments and agreements herein; (c) your attendance and/or behavior at or in connection with the Event; and/or (d) your negligence, willful misconduct, or violation of law.