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Churchill Downs, Louisville

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The thoroughbred racetrack Churchill Downs is famous for hosting the Kentucky Derby. This arena, which opened in 1875 and can hold up to 120,000 people, has also hosted the Breeder's Cup eight times and features live racing on weekends. This site is home to the Kentucky Derby Museum, where you can learn about the arena, horse racing, and even watch the film "The Greatest Race" in a 360-degree movie theater. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Churchill Downs by using our Louisville online holiday planner .
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  • We got to tour the track and visit the Museum during our visit. The Tour Guide Ferguson was amazing and Knew his history.  more »
  • We took a tour of the race track and museum on our tour there. The tour guide was very informative and friendly. We really enjoyed our visit there. We recommend it for horse lovers and fans of the Ken...  more »
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  • Amazing place, if you are in Louisville you must attend this historic place. Oaks and Derby week is a blast a must experience. Derby brings people from all around the world with celebrities, athletes, and great people all around. The in-field has some very wild people just having great times, millionaires row with amazing dining. Great liquor an food, betting on horses, parties, and much more. Downs after dark is also another great time to go and enjoy. There are many more events that are amazing with many activities for adults and children.
  • Beautiful race track. We also went to the museum. They have a really nice gift shop on the track and another in the museum, def stop in at least one of them. The flowers around the paddock are just beautiful. Go on the tour, it's really nice. Giant screen that shows the entire race is really neat.

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