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Churchill Downs

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Rose
Rose
January 15, 2020
Famous for the Kentucky Derby. Even if you cannot participate on Derby Week, you can still enjoy the sites and sounds of Kentucky's most exciting and beautiful grounds.
Anthony
Anthony
December 14, 2019
From Churchhill Downs website: "Horse racing in Kentucky dates back to 1789, when the first race course was constructed in Lexington. Almost 100 years later, in 1875, Churchill Downs officially opened its gates in Louisville, and began its tradition as "Home of the Kentucky Derby" and the longest…
Deniece
Deniece
November 23, 2019
Churchill Downs known as the home of the Kentucky Derby and the Kentucky Oaks, Churchill Downs race track conducts thoroughbred Horse racing. it officially opened in 1875 and was named for Samuel Churchhill, His family was prominent in Kentucky for many years.
Landon
Landon
October 14, 2019
Even when there is not racing going on... this is a super cool place to check out
Sean
Sean
January 9, 2020
Historic racetrack home to the KY Derby!
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
January 9, 2020
Less than 10 minutes away

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Location
700 Central Avenue
Louisville, KY 40208
Phone+1 502-636-4400
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 10:00 PM