Summer Meets and Treats are Heating Up around the Country!

June 9, 2021

Arlington, Del Mar, Royal Ascot, Saratoga and more!


July Race Dates on Sale Today, June 9

Grand Finale Fireworks Show – July 3

Arlington Million Preview Day – July 17

Arlington Million – August 14

Closing Day – September 25

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Tickets for all race dates in July including the Grand Finale Fireworks Show are on sale (online only)/ Seating capacity is increased for July-September race dates, but will sell out quickly/ Tickets are limited tickets available for June race dates! As of June 11, guests will be able to access the paddock. Click for new protocols

Mobile Tickets – Tickets can only be purchased online in advance and will be touch-less scan upon entry. Accessing your mobile ticket is easy. Tickets can be accessed through the digital confirmation email (not printed) or logging into the ticket holder’s online account. Click to learn more

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Racing begins Friday, July 16 – Tickets go on sale Friday, June 18

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Friday, July 16 – Monday, September 6, 2021

TVG Pacific Classic – Saturday, August 21

Hats Contest – Friday, July 16 @ 12 – 3 PM

Follow your sense of style and create a hat worthy of Opening Day fame. You could win a share of more than $4,000 in prizes in one of four categories. Best Racing Theme, Most Glamorous, Best Fascinator and Best Flowers. Show off your creation before 3 PM in the Plaza de Mexico. 

Grand Prize – Two VIP Tickets to the 2021 Breeders’ Cup valued at $1,000  

Category Prizes 

First – $300 and $250 Studio Savvy Salon Gift Basket

Second – $200

Third – $100

Breeders’ Cup World Championships

Wednesday, November 3 – Sunday, November 28, 2021

Breeders’ Cup – Friday, November 5 – Saturday, November 6

Breeders’ Cup On-Sale Friday, July 16


Royal Ascot opens June 15. Tickets on available now! 

The Royal Ascot meet begins Tuesday, June 15 and runs through Saturday, June 19. An allocation of Queen Anne Enclosure (General Admission) tickets are now available. 

The Queen Anne Enclosure is situated at the epicentre of Royal Ascot. Granting views of the Parade and Pre-Parade Rings, this is a vibrant and stylish world of colour, high fashion and incredible millinery, just a whisker away from the world’s finest horses.

Guests can enjoy access to prime views of the racing from the trackside viewing lawns and state-of-the-art Grandstand viewing terraces. 

If you are a Royal Enclosure Member, please click here for information about Badges.

Please note: There will be no cost to Royal Ascot attendees for any covid tests required to attend the event. Book Now

Where you can watch

TVG, America’s original horse racing network, will bring the apex of international racing to fans across the U.S. as the network broadcasts the meet from Royal Ascot. 

Coverage will feature expert analysis and insight from TVG’s skilled staff who will be covering the races remotely from Los Angeles, California. First post time on Tuesday, June 15th through Friday, June 15th is 8:15 a.m. ET and first post on Saturday, June 19th is 7:40 a.m.


Saratoga Season Passes On Sale Now

Saratoga is thrilled to welcome fans back for live racing at The Spa! Saratoga Race Course will re-open to fans at near full capacity for the 2021 summer meet, which opens on Thursday, July 15 and continues through Monday, September 6.

Season admission passes as well as season and weekly ticket plans are on sale now on!

Individual tickets, including for dining and other areas of Saratoga Race Course, will go on sale at a later date. Click for tickets

Maribeth Kalinich, Editor

Photo: Saratoga Race Course (NYRA)

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