All Aboard! Breeders’ Cup Unveils Metrolink Passenger Car

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The Breeders’ Cup, horse racing’s premier international event, has partnered with Metrolink to encourage fans to use public transportation to travel to and from the 30th running of the Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita Park on Nov. 1 and 2. A wrapped train car decorated with six thoroughbred horses is currently traveling across the Metrolink system leading up to the championships.

The Breeders’ Cup wrapped passenger car appears on the San Bernardino, Burbank-Bob Hope Airport and Orange County lines. For details on Metrolink schedules and connections to other transit systems the weekend of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, visit www.metrolinktrains.com.

The Breeders’ Cup serves as the culmination of the thoroughbred racing season and attracts the best horses, trainers and owners from across the globe. The two-day event consists of 14 races with purses and awards totaling more than $27 million, and culminates with the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, shown live in primetime on NBC. Tickets can be purchased at www.breederscup.com.

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  • 4Bellwether666

    Primetime Baby!!!…NBC needs to put on a show like they did for the “America’s Cup”…Why not???…

  • Don Reed

    Free advertising. It is good of the PR to run this, and as a press release, it WORKS, stressing what benefits will come to the people reading it, not to the people who paid someone to write it.

    Achilles’ Heel: Assuming that a government agency, Metrolink, knows what they’re doing.

    Between Oct 21st on out, this looks to be a big-time “mistaken assumption.”
    Who is the head of Metrolink? Name, please.

    Also: People who have in the last 10 days attempted to sign up for Obamacare might be ever so skeptical.

    Reminder: Anyone who relied on NJ Transit to get to and from the Monmouth Park BC still have nightmares.

  • saharagold

    And just how are people supposed to get from the Sierra Madre Villa Metrolink station, the terminus of the Gold Line, and the track, which is 3 miles away? That information is not easy to obtain, and it would be helpful if the BC and/or Metrolink would provide instructions for transfers to buses or a even better, a shuttle from the station to the track. Heck, even Del Mar has a shuttle from the train station to the track and back!

  • Mike

    Can anyone help on how to get from Burbank airport to breeders cup Santa Anita?
    Besides taxi. This says there’s a metro but doesn’t seem to be legit or up. Any advice please he. For Saturdays

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