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Behind the Scenes Walking Tour

SPECIAL ACCESS

  • Daily, non-racing days, 90 minutes
  • $20/person

Gain special access to the ritzy areas of Churchill Downs, including where celebrities “do Derby,” from private dining rooms to the exclusive balconies overlooking the famous track.

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Churchill Downs After Hours Tour

SPECIAL ACCESS

  • March 15 through September 30
  • Monday through Saturday, 5:00 p.m., 90 minutes
  • $25/person

Relax and unwind at the end of the day beneath the Twin Spires—even right next to them! Get special access to historic and posh areas, including Millionaire’s Row.

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Barn and Backside Tour

SPECIAL ACCESS HORSES

Available beginning mid September

  • Daily, 1 hour
  • Up to six guests within same group/household
  • Prices start at $75 flat fee for group up to six guests

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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Morning Works Golf Cart and Walking Tour

GOLF CART SPECIAL ACCESS HORSES

Available beginning mid September

  • April 1 through June 30
  • Monday through Saturday, 7:00 a.m., 2 hours
  • $80/person (includes General Admission)

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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Around the Track Golf Cart & Walking Tour

GOLF CART SPECIAL ACCESS HORSES

Available beginning mid September

  • Monday through Saturday, 8:00 a.m., 4 hours
  • $150/person

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 in the Post Time Kitchen, which is closed to the public, for lunch with unparalleled views of the Twin Spires.

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Race Day Golf Cart & Walking Tour

GOLF CART SPECIAL ACCESS HORSES

Available beginning mid September

  • Race days, Wednesdays through Sundays, 9:00 a.m., 4 hour tour + live racing
  • $150/person (includes General Admission and fine dining lunch on Millionaire’s Row 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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