Thoroughbred Workout Tour

Monday - Saturday during the racing and training season.

Start your day railside at the track! Experience the thrilling sound of hooves pounding the dirt as horses and jockeys train right in front of you! You’ll see horses gallop past at speeds up to 40 miles per hour! Your guide will share the ins and outs of training world-class Thoroughbreds while you also visit the Churchill Downs Grandstand and the Paddock where horses are saddled right before running the Derby. Be sure to have your camera ready – seeing these incredible athletes working out beneath the historic Twin Spires™ is a memory you’ll want to hold onto forever.

The Thoroughbred Workout Tour is a great tour for horse lovers, but please note that guests will not be able to touch the horses.

Returning March 2022 Purchase Gift Card

Thoroughbred Workout Tour Times

  • Returning March 2022
  • Monday - Saturday
    7:15 a.m.
  • All times are in Eastern Daylight Time

Thoroughbred Workout Tour Details

  • 1 hour 15 minutes

  • $40 per person

  • Approximately 2.4 furlongs (.3 miles)

  • All ages

  • Includes General Admission to Museum and a viewing of our epic 360°  film, “The Greatest Race”


Please note: Exciting construction projects are underway at Churchill Downs! For the safety of guests, tours may be re-routed at times.


Important Information for Your Tour

Early morning visit to see beautiful horses

We took the Racehorse Workout tour and truly had a great time watching the beautiful horses exercising around the track. Our guide was very informative and I learned a lot of fascinating facts I did not know about the horses and the races. Would definitely recommend.

— Linda L., Tripadvisor
May, 2021

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