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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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If you want to go to a premier racetrack, go to Churchill Downs ! Excellent thoroughbred racing... read more

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Kat S
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El Paso, Texas
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The one and only Churchill

This is probably the most historic racetrack in horse racing. I’m not a rabid fan of the ‘sport... read more

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Mojofishing
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Louisville, Kentucky
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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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“box seats” (62 reviews)
“bucket list” (142 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 via mobile

If you want to go to a premier racetrack, go to Churchill Downs ! Excellent thoroughbred racing. Huge facility, plenty of food and drink. Always some kind of special event going on. ( I got to see Justify !!!!)...Go casual and stay on main floor...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is probably the most historic racetrack in horse racing. I’m not a rabid fan of the ‘sport’ but have to acknowledge Churchill is a nice venue. If you’ve never been inside the museum you need to go. Parking is free during off season. The...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Felt surreal to be in the millionaires club. We did not go for the actual Kentucky Derby but there were races. Very cool!! Nice gift shop pretty good food. Good mint juleps. The grounds were so pretty!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went in the morning for the tour and the museum and found it to be educational, elegant and well done. Unfortunately we were there on a Thursday and couldn't take the behind the scenes tour because they are not done on the days that...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Even if you are not a gambler, Churchill Downs is a fun place to visit. The tour is short with an interesting movie at the beginning. The museum is for race enthusuasts and continues an abundance of information about the Derby and it's winners. Horse...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We rented a Jockey Club Suite for a birthday party. We had children as young as 3 with us. The room was difficult to find but once found it was easy to access. Upon entering the room we found it clean, nicely furnished, and a...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We toured the museum and then did the guided walking tour that was included in the museum admission. The short movie inside the museum was great! On the walking tour we got to go out near the track and they had some horses run by...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Downs Museum is located right next to the ticket office, and it’s a good place to get your bearings. We watched the movie, which gives visitor’s an insight into all the behind-the-scenes passions of those who care for horses and love thoroughbred racing. We...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lots of racing history here and the guides on the walking tour really know there stuff. Would recommend to all.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great experience , do not miss the HD movie, it was the best part ,,the food and drinks suck at the cafe however, but everything else was great

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Kim B
June 16, 2018|
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Response from minutello5 | Reviewed this property |
I think we took some water with us.
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bufordpusser78
June 16, 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
June 11, 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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