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Churchill Downs

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700 Central Ave, Louisville, KY 40208-1200
+1 502-636-4400
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A must see

We did the museum tour and had a great time trying on hats , seeing the history and enjoying the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
VBotter12
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Windsor, Pennsylvania
Tour of Churchill Downs

This was a very informative and enlightening tour of Churchill Downs. I did not realize how big the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
donniebaker10
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Arcanum, Ohio
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This beautiful racetrack has been the home of the Kentucky Derby since 1875.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kentucky derby” (447 reviews)
“box seats” (63 reviews)
“night racing” (39 reviews)
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700 Central Ave, Louisville, KY 40208-1200
South Side
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+1 502-636-4400
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Reviewed yesterday

We did the museum tour and had a great time trying on hats , seeing the history and enjoying the view. The 10 minutes video in the middle of the show was awe inspiring and brought even the strongest person to a tear of pride...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a very informative and enlightening tour of Churchill Downs. I did not realize how big the facility was, and we got to tour all of the cool places like Millionaire's Row, Turf Club, and the Jockey room. Well worth the money, I would...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I try to get over to the track at least once every meet, and it keeps getting better! The races are exciting and the betting is fast & easy. The food and drinks are great, and the overall atmosphere is very energetic.

Thank Larry B
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited Church Hilldowns on a very cold and windy day so our tour was shortened. It was so much fun to actually see and imagine how it looks on the big race day. We spent a lot of time in the museum learning the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely would go back. Good history given during the tour. Many neat things to see. Great and friendly tour guides.

Thank mnimmer79
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not used to racetracks, but was greeted by a very friendly host who had all the answers. Tellers were courteous and helpful. Fans were polite.

Thank Jim M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go to Sunday Fa only Day's as much as possible and thoroughly enjoy watching the kids enjoy the activities. They also like to pick a horse for each race, usually by horse name. Heck for that matter they are better handicappers than I, lol. Can't...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Day at the Downs with friends and family, had a great time, good food and good friends, who could ask for more

Thank Sheila S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While betting on the race was a bit intimidating to someone new at that, it was a special event/ occasion. Even on a hot day, this was super cool to experience!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent an entire day at Churchill Downs and had the best time. It started with Angie and a golf cart of the Churchill Downs. She was fabulous and the tour was a highlight! We ended the day by enjoy the horse races. Felt like...More

Thank Jennifer O
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Kim B
17 June 2018|
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Response from minutello5 | Reviewed this property |
I think we took some water with us.
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bufordpusser78
17 June 2018|
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Response from ChefAnnMt_Laurel_NJ | Reviewed this property |
about 300 feet from the entrance
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Michele K
12 June 2018|
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Response from hfoster48 | Reviewed this property |
We sat in the box seats but not the winners circle. The seats we were in were a snug fit. Thankfully there were only 4 of us in the box.
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