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grandstand

1. 
a. a terraced block of seats, usually under a roof, commanding the best view at racecourses, football pitches, etc.
b. (as modifier): grandstand tickets
2. the spectators in a grandstand

Grandstand

The viewing platform with seats at a racecourse, parade, or sports event, typically covered with a roof.

grandstand

A structure, often with a roof, which supports standing or seated spectators at a racecourse, ball field, stadium, or similar public places.
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For the University Grandstand, located just after the first couple of turns, tickets cost BD55 over three days while a Race Day pass costs BD47.
The axing of Grandstand, announced last year but phased in more quickly than expected, will not affect the quantity of racing broadcast by the BBC, which had already begun showing some of its Saturday racing output in stand-alone programmes.
The Bethel School District got good news when it learned that insurance will cover the cost of bringing in temporary stands as well as building a permanent grandstand to current building code standards.
The BBC has a new suite with commentary platform, built as the retaining structure under promenade level, that links grandstands and the top of the terraces.
Managing director Richard Thomas said: "To mark the opening of the Centenary Grandstand we are holding a race that will be hugely attractive to owners and trainers.
Southampton Hospital volunteers will be on hand all day to collect pledge cards in the VIP Tents and the main grandstands.
It is a substantial example of a Federation-era grandstand with a spectator mound skilfully integrated into the design, and one of the largest racecourse grandstands in Victoria seating up to 1000 spectators.
Fans can buy tickets for any of BIC's strategically located Grandstands, including the Main Grandstand, Batelco Grandstand, Turn One Grandstand, University Grandstand and Victory Grandstand.
Children between the ages of 3-15 years will receive a 50 per cent discount on all grandstand tickets, while students between the ages of 16-17 years can take advantage of a 20 per cent 'school discount.
AT WARWICK'S jumps meetings I have complained a number of times about a hat-sellers' tent that is ludicrously situated directly between the grandstand and the last hurdle/fence.
And an additional five per cent discount is available to any family group (minimum three people including a child or senior citizen) relocating to the lower grandstand Grange End or grandstand block A.