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Backstretch Breakfast Tour

SPECIAL ACCESS HORSES

  • April 1, 2023 - September 4, 2023
  • Monday through Saturday during the racing and training season
  • 7:00 a.m., 2 hours
  • $100/person

Horses training on the track will take your breath away as they come thundering by. Travel to the Infield and take in incredible 360-degree views of the Racetrack and Twin Spires.  

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Barn and Backside Tour

SPECIAL ACCESS HORSES

  • Daily, April 1 - November 30, 1 hour
  • Up to 8 guests in the van
  • Prices start at $45/person
  • Age & height restrictions apply

Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime view of the Twin Spires from the other side of the track. This is your chance to take in the Backside of Churchill Downs. See Thoroughbreds in their environment in areas that are closed to the general public.

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Winter Season Barn and Backside Tour

SPECIAL ACCESS

  • Now through March 31
  • Daily, 1 hour
  • Up to 8 guests in the van
  • $45/person

Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime view of the Twin Spires from the other side of the track. This is your chance to take in the Backside of Churchill Downs. Ride past the iconic green-roofed barns that can house more than 1,400 horses, and learn about the very stall Secretariat called home at Churchill Downs.

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Go Baby Go! Race Day Experience

SPECIAL ACCESS HORSES

  • Returning Spring 2023
  • Wednesday through Saturday
  • 9:00 a.m., 4 hour tour + live racing
  • $175/person (Includes a buffet lunch in one of Churchill Downs’ fine dining locations overlooking the track)

Start your day as a tourist, finish it off as a spectator! This experience has it all! Explore Churchill Downs in a golf cart with your tour guide, watch Thoroughbreds train on the track, access special areas inside Churchill Downs, and enjoy a delicious meal inside Churchill Downs before taking in a day at the races!

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Superstars and Spires

SPECIAL ACCESS

  • Daily, non-racing days, 90 minutes
  • $40/person

“Do Derby” like a celebrity! Gain special access to the lavish areas of Churchill Downs, from private dining rooms to the exclusive balconies overlooking the famous track.

*Construction at Churchill Downs has affected this tour's route and is no longer wheelchair accessible. Click to learn more.

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Ultimate Churchill Downs Tour

SPECIAL ACCESS HORSES

  • From April 1, 2023 - September 4, 2023
  • Monday through Saturday during racing and training season
  • 8:00 a.m., 4 hours
  • $150/person (includes lunch)

Watch the horses workout railside, then travel via golf cart through the Infield Tunnel to the backside and enjoy an up close view of horses, jockeys and trainers, then wrap up for lunch with unparalleled views of the Twin Spires.

*Construction at Churchill Downs has affected this tour's route and is no longer wheelchair accessible. Click to learn more.

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