Join us at Churchill Downs for the most electric two minutes in sport as you experience the stylish Kentucky Derby the way it was meant to be seen – up close and personal from your Millionaire's Row seating. See the sweat glistening on the shoulders of thoroughbred giants, sip mint juleps in the prestigious clubhouse and attend the hottest celebrity-filled parties in town. Where you sit at the track is paramount to your experience of the race and these are the best seats in the house. The better vantage point is high up in the stadium and close to the finish line. This way you can see the winning stallion ride into victory with your own two eyes!
The wind is still, the sun is shining and the subtle scent of mint perfume is the air... Welcome the legendary Kentucky Derby. The hypnotic drawl and extravagant hats of the Southern aristocracy lulls one into a dreamlike trance, until suddenly the spell is broken as 20 of the fastest horses in the world burst out of the gates. A mighty roar erupts from the crowd as 80 hoofs carrying up to a half-ton of thoroughbred muscle pound around a 1 ¼ mile dirt track over the space of roughly 90 seconds in pursuit of the single most coveted trophy in horse racing.
Speak to your destination expert to customize your experience of the Derby, add more private tours to private touring or even an evening out at one of the various VIP parties taking place this weekend.
Meet your driver for a private transfer.
Semi-Private transfers are available and included in your itinerary.
Upon your arrival to the track you will receive an exclusive package with your Tickets in the Millionaires Row on the 4th Floor, access to a the full service-in-track Hospitality, VIP Fast Access Pass, and an Offical Kentucky Derby® 140 Gift Bag.
If you're looking for that ultra high-end experience that's sure to impress the most discerning individual, you've come to the right place. Millionaires Row, at Churchill Downs®, is the place for corporate leaders to mingle, network and enjoy the action at the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby!
The Kentucky Oaks event is as old as the “Run for the Roses” but features fillies and lilies and lots of things women love. The Kentucky Oaks is famous for Grade I stakes race for three-year-old Thoroughbred fillies staged annually in Louisville. Known as the “Lilies for the Fillies”, the winner receives a large garland of lilies and silver Kentucky Oaks Trophy. With a chilled mint julep in your hand, you will bask in the unforgettable atmosphere with beautiful ladies wearing fancy hats juxaposed by horses charging towards their stake to victory.
This black‐tie event not only features a celebrity red carpet entrance, cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, and dancing, but also deluxe specialty bars, live and silent auction and keepsake photos. Past auction items include: tickets to the Emmy Awards, game tickets in the L.A. Lakers Owner’s Suite, poker game with Phil Hellmuth, and Masters golf tournament and World Series tickets. Attendees will also have the opportunity to mingle with celebrities from film, television, sports and music. Past attendees included: Joe Piscopo, Evander Holyfield, Valerie Bertinelli, Warren Moon and a performance by Grammy Winning Country Music Star Josh Turner. The Julep Ball benefits the James Graham Brown Cancer Center. This year’s celebrity guests include Tiki Barber and B52s.
This exclusive Kentucky Derby® experience is inclusive of an in-suite full hospitality venue located in Millionaires Row. This venue boasts a special viewing platform offering you a phenomenal view of the track. An Open Bar is available offering non–alcoholic beverages (Alcoholic beverages for purchase, are not included) between 8AM and 6PM, married along with some Gourmet Food Buffets from 11AM to 4PM. Private Wagering Stations and simulcast TV coverage is also made available in this venue.
We will arrive early to allow for plenty of time to enjoy the parade of hats on display. From the fantastic to the sublime the quirky to the extravagant, there are no rules or limits. The more refined and elegant ladies sport classy, fashionable styles in the clubhouse and paddock, while the eccentric and downright outrageous headgear is reserved for the infield. Sit back and watch the action from the your seats until the moment of the race, when an audience of over 150,000 suddenly falls silent in hushed anticipation of the starting bell. After the adrenaline-rush of watching the winner cross the finish line right before your eyes, take some time to enjoy the post-race scene before returning to your hotel by transfer.
Experience why Kentucky is world famous! This fun and informative tour takes you through the heart and soul of Kentucky’s Bluegrass horse country. See a world class private farm that is home to current and future Derby stars and studs. If there is an art form native to Kentucky… it is the art of making Bourbon! Explore the Bourbon Trail where you can see the art of Bourbon-making being practiced much as it was 200 years ago. Visit the producers of “America’s only Native Spirit” and experience the magic. Tour includes a tasting.
The Seelbach Hilton Hotel (4*) is ideally situated in the center of downtown Louisville's arts and culture community. You'll find the Kentucky International Convention Center only three blocks away. The hotel offers you the atmosphere of a bygone era coupled with modern amenities and state-of-the-art technology - including high-speed internet access in all rooms. Step into the "golden era" at The Oakroom, Kentucky's first and only AAA Five Diamond restaurant award-winner since 1998. Hand-carved lion's head columns, ornate wood accents and brass chandeliers are reminiscent of its original gentlemen's-billiards-hall décor originating around 1907. Experience the heart and soul of Kentucky with a visit to Old Seelbach Bar, now restored to its authentic, early 1900 décor. For those who want to work out the hotel provide a state-of-the-art fitness center.
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