What to know before you visit Santa Anita Park

FACE COVERINGS MANDATORY 

All guests three (3) years old and older, including those who have received a COVID-19 vaccine, must wear a face covering over their nose and mouth at all times while visiting Santa Anita Park, except when actively eating or drinking at their ticketed seats. Facial shields without an accompanying facial covering will not be permitted.

TEMPERATURE CHECKS

Each guest in attendance will be required to complete temperature checks on each race day in order to gain entry.

SEATING RULES

Purchaser must attest that their reservation is all from one household and will be in-state visitors.

PHYSICAL DISTANCING

Attendance at the race track will be limited to allow for social distance seating. Accordingly, we will be selling a limited number of tickets in specified temporary seating locations (“Ticket Pod(s)”) in an effort to maintain Los Angeles County’s physical distancing requirements. Seating will be sold in Tickets Pods that range in size from two (2) to six (6) Guests.

While onsite, guests must maintain a physical distance from other patrons of at least six (6) feet, and refrain from gathering. 

CONTACTLESS & CASHLESS FOOD & BEVERAGE CONCESSIONS 

There will be no walk-up concessions or bar stands. Fans are encouraged to bring their own food & beverage. Alcohol and glass containers are prohibited. All available food & beverage will be provided through our online ordering partner, GoTab. Guests must create an account on gotab.com

Per Health Department Guidelines, eating and drinking is prohibited anywhere in the facility except when seated in reserved seats or designated dining areas.

MOBILE TICKETING

 Due to health and safety concerns related to the pandemic, contactless technology will be implemented in many aspects of the Santa Anita Park experience. As such, all admission tickets will be delivered digitally/mobile-only and available on the Guest’s mobile device via EventBrite – the official ticket vendor of Santa Anita Park. No paper tickets will be issued.

MOBILE WAGERING

Contactless wagering is available for guests to use via 1/ST BET – the official wagering app of Santa Anita Park.  1/ST BET is available to download for free on a Guest’s mobile smartphone and permits guests to watch, wager, and handicap the races from the comfort of their ticketed seat.  Guests at Santa Anita Park that wish to use 1/ST BET must be at least 18 years of age or older to wager. Click here to get started.

CLEANING AND DISINFECTION UPGRADES 

Based on local health and safety protocols, enhanced cleaning and disinfecting procedures have been instituted to include public areas frequented by Guests and staff. Hand sanitizer dispensers have been installed in areas frequented by Guests throughout the race track and are available for all Guests and staff to use.

 GRANDSTAND AND CLUB HOUSE MODIFICATIONS

Plexiglass, signage & floor markers, and other physical distancing equipment has been installed in customer contact areas. Furniture has been removed from the concourse in common areas to ensure that individual or groups of Guests on the premises maintain six (6) feet of separation from each other and avoid congestion.

MANDATORY STAFF HEALTH SCREENINGS

Your safety is of our utmost concern and as such all employees of Santa Anita Park will be temperature checked and appropriately health screened upon entering the race track. Personnel will be required to wear face coverings as part of updated uniform policies. 

REFRAIN FROM VISITING IF ILL

Please refrain from visiting Santa Anita Park if you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at CDC.gov, including:

  •       Fever or Chills
  •       Cough
  •       Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  •       Fatigue
  •       Muscle or body aches
  •       Headache
  •       New loss of taste or smell
  •       Sore throat
  •       Congestion or runny nose
  •       Nausea or vomiting
  •       Diarrhea

And/or, please refrain from visiting Santa Anita Park if you have been in contact with someone with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 symptoms without completing a 14-day quarantine, please refrain from visiting the race track.

And/or please refrain from visiting Santa Anita Park if you are under any self-quarantine orders.

REFUNDS FOR TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE

The health and safety of our horses, fans, staff, and community is our priority, and if you are feeling ill and cannot attend the races, our ticketing office will be able to transfer your admission to another available race day during the season when you are no longer ill, or we may issue a refund.

STREAM THE RACES FOR FREE FROM HOME

You can still enjoy the races from the comfort of home with the free Santa Anita Park livestream on santaanita.com/live.  The livestream is free to watch and includes free picks and analysis, free programs, and more.