Breeders’ Cup Most Expensive in Last 4 Years
The Breeders’ Cup World Championships are back for the 33rd year, and will be held at the Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington, KY, on October 30 and 31st.
The overall average resale price of a ticket to this year’s Breeders’ Cup is $313. That’s the most expensive Breeders’ Cup seen in the past four years, topping the previous high of $201 for the 2013 Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita. (The 2014 Breeders’ Cup had an average resale price of $171.)
Breeders’ Cup Tickets
Because there is so much variation in the types of seating available, let’s break the average resale prices down by general section. Grandstand seats are reselling for an average of $630 each, while General Admission tickets are far cheaper, going for an average of just $159.
Looking at the current listing prices on SeatGeek, it seems as though fans who have waited until now to buy tickets may save some money, as there are Grandstand seats for less than $450 each, and General Admission tickets for as low as $126.
Keeneland Seating Chart
Friday’s Breeders’ Cup activities have an average resale price of $77. In general the secondary market has also been far more active this year compared to past Breeders’ Cups. That means you shouldn’t sit on getting tickets! Click here to see the full listing of secondary tickets on SeatGeek.