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Official Ticket Package Breakdown for the Kentucky Derby®: Clubhouse Yellow

Posted by Kristen Doolan on Fri, Jun 30, 2017 @ 09:51 AM

The Kentucky Derby® is without a doubt America’s most iconic horse racing event, appropriately known as “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sport”. It is the first leg of the prestigious Triple Crown™ which is consisted of three races, Kentucky Derby®, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes. Immerse yourself amongst 170,000 racing fans for unmatched excitement at the 2018 Kentucky Derby®.

We are here to break down every Official Ticket Package available to you in a 21-part series to ensure you select the one that will give you an unforgettable experience.

This week we are focusing on Clubhouse Yellow, Clubhouse Yellow - Taste of Derby, and Clubhouse Yellow - Winner's Party.

Clubhouse Yellow Official Ticket Package

Situated on the first turn, Section 111 provides the perfect vantage point to watch the 3-year-old thoroughbreds round the first turn and end with a storied finish. All guests in this section will enjoy first-floor, uncovered, box seating with the option to upgrade to seating in Row A, along the bar. Along with your seat amenities, Clubhouse Yellow, offers guests with access to classic hospitality located behind Section 110, Citation Lounge, an Official Derby Experiences Gift Bag, and VIP Fast Access Pass for gates 1, 10 and 17.

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Citation Lounge

Located behind Section 110, this classic hospitality location, provides the perfect indoor space to catch up on your betting, grab some food and take a break from the elements. Citation Lounge features a cash bar, one-time lunch buffet, self-service wagering stations, and a celebrity jockey meet & greet, all while located in an indoor, climate-controlled venue with live TV coverage of the races.

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Clubhouse Yellow - Taste of Derby™ Official Ticket Package

Along with seating in section 111 for the Kentucky Oaks® and Kentucky Derby®, give your palate the party it deserves with a night of delicious cuisine, drink pairings and Derby fashion. Put on your favorite party dress and walk the red carpet while you immerse yourself amongst celebrities and master chef(s) on, May 3rd, 2018, the eve of the Kentucky Oaks. These Nationally Renowned Chefs will prepare signature dishes for guests, hollywood celebrities, thoroughbred horse racing celebrities and other various media outlets. Enjoy upscale wine pairings or premium bar options of your choice, all while listening to exciting live entertainment. This is a party you will want to see and be seen at.

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Clubhouse Yellow - Winner's Party Official Ticket Package

Pairing seating in section 111, Clubhouse Yellow, with the Winner’s Party offers a Kentucky Derby® experience like no other. Held immediately following the Kentucky Derby® in the Kentucky Derby Museum, you will receive access to this exclusive celebration party. Mix, mingle and toast the new champion alongside the winning jockey, trainers and owners to close out your Kentucky Derby® weekend with a perfect ending.

Add Travel and Accommodations to Your Package

Get the most out of your trip to Louisville, Kentucky by adding hotel accommodations to your package. Derby Experiences offers a handful of hotel option, which included transportation to and from Churchill Downs® on race day. Choose from multiple transportation options one time from each of hotel location and back from Churchill Downs®, including Motorcoach Transportation or upgrade to Semi-Private Transportation or a Private Vehicle. For those driving to Churchill Downs® we offer a secure lot Parking Pass at our Silk Lot for convenient parking. Hotel options are located throughout East, Northeast, South and Downtown Louisville. Derby Experiences ensures that any hotel and/or transportation options you choose, will meet and exceed the needs of you and your group.

Want More Information?

Derby Experiences is the ONLY Official Partner of Churchill Downs® and guarantees that your Kentucky Derby® tickets are packaged with exclusives and extras that you cannot obtain from anywhere else. We are a full-service travel company that provides unmatched benefits and unparalleled access to the Kentucky Derby®. Direct from Churchill Downs®, we provide an unforgettable VIP experience to the 2018 Kentucky Derby®.

Interested in this specific package and want to hear more? We’ve got you covered. Fill out the form or give us a call at 888.384.7088 and we will assign you to an expert sales rep that can answer any and all of your questions!

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410-Blogger-Darragh-Farrelly-48eb94555a7e887e43b7859670f8fa79Originally from Dublin, Ireland, Darragh made the move to North Carolina a little over three years ago. An avid sports fan, he earned his BA in Journalism from Griffith College Dublin, which led him to various roles covering sports in Ireland. When he's not watching the New England Patriots win, Darragh enjoys going to concerts and following the English Premier League.

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