The Breeders’ Cup announced today that more horse power has been added to the excitement and enjoyment of the 30th Breeders’ Cup World Championships, with the creation of a star-studded concert in collaboration with Hip Card Productions on Saturday, November 2 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. Songs in the Saddle: The Infield Music Fest will be an all-day celebration that features a talented line-up of notable R&B, bluegrass and indie rock musicians. Scheduled to appear are Kristin Chenoweth, Toni Braxton, Babyface, Macy Gray, Joan Osborne, Dame and Jenny O.
General Admission tickets for Songs in the Saddle are on sale now here at http://www.breederscup.com/festival for $25.00. There will be walk-up sales available for $40 on November 2, starting at 8:00am at Santa Anita Park. Both the $25 and $40 tickets include access to the Grandstand to watch the Championship races.
Adding to the vibrant concert atmosphere, the infield at Santa Anita will also be the home to a beer garden and more than 30 of Southern California’s most popular food trucks such as The Border Grill, The Grilled Cheese Truck, Komodo and Lobsta Truck.
“We’re thrilled to have such a wide range of musical artists join us for Songs in the Saddle and further enrich everyone’s experience at Santa Anita Park,” said Breeders’ Cup President and CEO Craig Fravel. “This is a wonderful opportunity for those new to the Breeders’ Cup to come and see what we’re all about.”
The concert is scheduled from 2:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., or approximately 30 minutes after the running of the Breeder’s Cup Classic, with musical performances taking place between the Championship races. The Breeders’ Cup, which takes place November 1-2 at Santa Anita Park, has become the culmination of the Thoroughbred-racing season, and attracts the best horses, trainers and owners from across the globe.
About Breeders’ Cup
The Breeders’ Cup administers the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s year-end Championships. The Breeders’ Cup also administers the Breeders’ Cup Challenge qualifying series, which provides automatic starting positions into the Championships races. The 2013 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 14 races and purses totaling $27 million will be held Nov. 1-2 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., and will be televised live by the NBC Sports Network. Breeders’ Cup press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup Web site, www.breederscup.com. You can also follow the Breeders’ Cup on social media platforms Facebook, Twitter and YouTube