Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby race is known as "The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports" for its approximate duration, and is also called "The Run for the Roses" for the winner's blanket of roses.

 

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The Kentucky Derby race is known as "The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports" for its approximate duration, and is also called "The Run for the Roses" for the blanket of roses draped over the winner. It is the first leg of the American Triple Crown and is followed by the Preakness Stakes,
then the Belmont Stakes.

Travel Package

  • Three (3) nights' deluxe accommodation at Hilton Louisville Downtown
  • Check in Thursday, May 3rd
  • Check out Sunday, May 6th
  • 1st Floor Grandstand (Sec 125-128) seating for the Kentucky Derby
  • Ticket upgrades are available!
  • Roundtrip Motorcoach Transfers to Churchill Downs on Saturday
  • Friday Tour Destinations:
  • Guided tour of Adena Springs Farm, Taylor Made or similar
  • All taxes, service fees, and gratuities are included
  • Admission to open house at Three Chimneys Farm
  • Guided tour of Old Friends Farm
  • Guided tour of the Kentucky Thoroughbred Center
  • Lunch at the famous Sawyer's Bar & Grill
  • Guided tour of the Buffalo Trace Bourbon Distillery
  • All transfers via deluxe motorcoach to each destination
  • Admission Charges, Taxes & Gratuities included for all tours
  • Deluxe breakfast buffet at the hotel Friday and Saturday mornings
  • Official Kentucky Derby Souvenirs
  • Official souvenir program for the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby
  • Professional staff on site to assist
  • Souvenir credential holder and lanyard
  • Complimentary shuttle from the Louisville airport to the hotel
  • Hotel is located in historic Louisville, KY
  • Please note all tours subject to change based on availability
  • Includes all applicable taxes