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Churchill Downs

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A great time - not just on Derby Day

You feel like you are stepping into a glamorous slice of American history. An assortment of fun on... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sfrenchhabermann
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Wall Township, New Jersey
Breeders cup @ Churchill

So this was my first visit to Churchill Downs and it was amazing. The place has so many places to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
VineyardBluefish
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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This beautiful racetrack has been the home of the Kentucky Derby since 1875.
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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 3 days ago

You feel like you are stepping into a glamorous slice of American history. An assortment of fun on any level. Clubhouse restaurant is a nice way to go, but no necessary. The Mint Julep is a must. Well maintained with accommodating staff. Lovely to stroll...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

So this was my first visit to Churchill Downs and it was amazing. The place has so many places to go. I had the pleasure of having a pass so I really got to see many of the places within the racetrack. It's a beautiful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank VineyardBluefish
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The 3D movie was amazing and we had a blast! Can't wait to come back and take a tour. Lots to do for all ages. Although our walking tour to the track was packed and we have handicap kids, we got shuffled to the back...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Joni S
Reviewed 5 days ago

I'd never been here before but we were in town for a dance competition and went with another family. My 9 and 10 year old had a blast betting the minimum $2 on the races. We won some and lost some and walked out netting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MikeDailey
Reviewed 6 days ago

I learned a lot about the Kentucky Derby here. The tour was very informative. We got to see horsed training and learn of the history of the derby. The video about the derby was phenomenal. The location is crazy. Not hard to get to. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Churchill Downs is an esteemed place filled with the echoes of millions screaming for their chosen horse in hope of becoming a winner and cashing that ticket. Churchill has recent up dates with more seating. Anyone can afford to go any day of the week...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just bought a business in Louisville. I had always gone to the spectacular K Derby. This time I went the local day "Thurby" and Oak stakes. Different experiences but equally fun!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a tour. Was amazed at the size of facility. Tour guide provided excellent information on the history. Would definitely recommend you make time for this if In the area!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Meander96913
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Churchill Downs Louisville Ky. As the home of the internationally known Kentucky Derby as well as a long history of racing excellence Churchill Downs certainly needs no introduction. I can only relay a very unique opportunity accorded to me recently regarding Churchill Downs. We were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is organised no trouble very friendly people working and taxis to get you home, the track looks great and you get a little boxed off area around your seats which is so relaxing and guarantees you a view of the track, I can’t...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Sullivan P
16 November 2018|
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Response from Debra O | Reviewed this property |
I believe I've seen cushions without backs or metal allowed in.
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gull2014
25 July 2018|
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Response from Equine26 | Reviewed this property |
I would do Thursday and do the tours. Plus night racing is always fun. And I think Thursday is also when they have the food trucks, so that’s a different spin as well. Enjoy!
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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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