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“Amazing afternoon visit!”
Review of Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs
Ranked #14 of 159 things to do in Louisville
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This beautiful racetrack has been the home of the Kentucky Derby since 1875.
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

A must see if you’ve never been. So much history and what a beautiful place, we were impressed! Great friendly tour guides!

Thank Carlislechief
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I would highly suggest taking the tour behind the scene. Very knowledgeable tour guide! The grounds are beautiful and very well kept up. Don’t forget to give yourself time to check out our be gift shop.

Thank Albina M
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

The Derby Museum, on the grounds, will take you on an amazing tour (several are available), and you will learn all sorts of history. We are very glad we made time for this visit!

Thank Charlene A
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

We visited Churchill Downs and took a morning tour. We got to see the common areas of the track and the outside of Millionaires row. If you are lucky as we were, you will get to see some horses doing their morning workouts on the track. A beautiful sight for anyone who has an interest in racing, the peacefulness of the empty stands and the thunder of the hooves coming around the track is quite lovely. We also enjoyed seeing the history and pageantry of the historic Kentucky Derby on display in the museum. The movie offered in the museum was very nice as well.

Thank luv2playa
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Great atmosphere, live seasonal horse racing, very clean, Ky Derby Musuem inside, lots of tv"s to watch races, mutual clerks are nice and knowledgeable.

Thank Bob E
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