SANTA ANITA PARK ANNOUNCES FREE INFIELD AREA ADMISSION & FREE PARKING VIA GATE 6 ON WEEKENDS BEGINNING SATURDAY, APRIL 26, THROUGH SUNDAY, JUNE 29

GREAT RACE PLACE TO BE OPEN FOR LIVE RACING FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER DURING TRIPLE CROWN

ARCADIA, Calif. (April 10, 2014)—Santa Anita Park has announced that it will offer fans free weekend admission to its spacious Infield Area and free parking via Infield Gate 6, beginning Saturday, April 26, through the conclusion of the upcoming Spring Meet on Sunday, June 29.

“Our Spring Meet will open on Friday, April 25 and for the first time ever, we will be open for live racing during the Triple Crown,” said Santa Anita Vice President of Marketing Nate Newby. “Our Infield has been and remains an incredibly popular area for young people, families and groups and we are excited to be able to showcase our entire facility leading into the Kentucky Derby and through the Belmont Stakes.

“By offering free parking and free admission in the Infield, we’re hoping to attract many thousands of new and existing fans and expose them to the best our sport has to offer. In addition to great racing both here and around the country, we’re also going to let folks know that they are welcome to bring beach chairs to the Infield, coolers with picnic items and non-alcoholic beverages.”

Santa Anita’s Gate 6 is accessible via Colorado Place on the track’s northern perimeter. Anyone choosing to cross over from the Infield to the Grandstand may do so by purchasing General Admission for five dollars. Santa Anita Thoroughbreds Club members can purchase General Admission for just three dollars. The Thoroughbreds reward membership program is free to join and fans may do so on-track on any racing day.

General Parking on Santa Anita’s Grandstand side will remain at four dollars. For more information on Santa Anita’s upcoming Summer Meet, please visit santaanita.com or call (626) 574-7223.