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Churchill Downs

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Church HIll Downs

This Race Track is an awesome place to go. There are many places to make bets or collect winnings... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Louisville, Kentucky
When in Louisville, this is a must to visit!

Always have a wonderful time at Churchill Downs. Whether it is for a special occasion like the... read more

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This beautiful racetrack has been the home of the Kentucky Derby since 1875.
700 Central Ave, Louisville, KY 40208-1200
South Side
+1 502-636-4400
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This Race Track is an awesome place to go. There are many places to make bets or collect winnings. There are a few place to grab a quick snack or upstairs there are a few nice restaurants. The Paddock area, there is a huge TV...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Always have a wonderful time at Churchill Downs. Whether it is for a special occasion like the Oaks or Derby or just a regular racing day, there is something for everyone. Beautiful horses, hats and cocktails! Staff is very helpful and there are so many...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful place and experience! This place is awesome and a wonderful venue for any event. Loved the history behind it all.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Churchill Downs for the Bow Ties & Bourbon Festival. It was pretty cool. If you like betting on the ponies and people watching this is perfect for you. Got to try quite a few Mint Julips. Even though it wasn't the Derby there was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gabe F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can one say? What, in fact, needs to be said? IT'S CHURCHILL DOWNS--- One loves it despite the most recent of rehabs, which has given us THIS: No longer is there a sit-and-be-served restaurant for hoi polloi. Not Very Demophilic. You want service?: Pay...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank hoosiergent2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing experience, Love for horse racing, the ambiance of the events; Beautfil hats----Exciting to not only see the horses race but to enjoy the attire ie. hats of the women and men in attendance.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank RoyEmerson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to brews brothers in Feb 2, 2019. The worst service ever. Arrived at 6:00, was told 30 minute wait. Tables empty through out the club, we were finally was seated after more than an hour....at 8:00 we got up and left..waitress took our order...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Christina B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was wonderful - many choices and was hot. The reception was in the museum, which was woderful

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank joanek10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How could we visit Louisville, without visiting this iconic place. Unfortunately it was raining and cold, but Churchill Downs lived up to our expectations. We hung out inside and only went outside to watch the actual races. Everyone was wonderful and we had a great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nezd2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While in town for the ABA conference one of our evening events was held here. It was a wonderful evening looking at the history. The music at the event was phenomenal as well. I look forward to coming back in May with friends!

Date of experience: January 2019
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21 February 2019|
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Response from jane b | Reviewed this property |
I would go as early as you can- not sure what time the first tour is but the walking tour was great and be sure to see the movie. We loved the movie- it is shown often and you just walk in to see it- great music and gives... More
2 February 2019|
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Response from juliehU3962GE | Reviewed this property |
There can only be one track running in Kentucky at a time. Lexington runs in July.
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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.