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Go Premium for the 2018 Kentucky Derby®

Posted by Kristen Doolan on Wed, Aug 16, 2017 @ 13:00 PM

With many options out there for the 2018 Kentucky Derby®, how do you even begin to choose which package is right for you? 

Luckily, we have detailed our premium experiences for you below. With premium, you can't go wrong from the top of the line views, height preferences, celebrity appearances and premium bar and hotel options. Looking for more information? Click on the package name for detailed maps, hospitality inclusions, what to wear guides and much more!

Derby Room:

4th Floor

The Derby Room offers the ultimate indoor experience with an unobstructed view of the track that an outside seat provides. Spend time with your friends and family enjoying the premium open bar, gourmet food buffets, private wagering stations, private balcony and much more – all while adjacent to the Jockey Club Suites.

Turf Club & Roses Lounge:

3rd Floor

Looking for an area where celebrities are known to frequent? Check out this location in Churchill Downs®! Your panoramic views of the track and finish line will be coupled with a premium open bar, gourmet food service, live wagering stations and celebrity appearances to top off your Turf Club experience.

Turf Club Row B:

3rd Floor

Offering direct access to the Turf Club and indoor dining with seating just one row away from the glass, Turf Club Row B offers a premium experience. With an area known to be frequented by celebrities, enjoy your premium open bar, gourmet food service, live wagering stations and celebrity experiences all while watching the race.

Trophy Room:

5th Floor

The Trophy Room offers the perfect balance of indoor and outdoor space from the indoor dining room to the Finish Line Suites Balcony. Enjoy your premium open bar, gourmet food buffets and private wagering stations with world class views of the paddock and finish line.

Finish Line Suites Balcony:

5th Floor

This private outdoor dining room offers breath-taking views of the paddock area and finish line. Enhance your viewing platform option with a premium open bar, gourmet food buffets and private wagering stations to make the most of your Kentucky Derby® experience.

Stakes Room & Balcony:

4th Floor

Stakes Room offers an indoor dining room and balcony with views of it all from the paddock area to Twin Spires to the finish line. This in-suite hospitality gives you full access to a premium open bar, gourmet food buffets, and private wagering stations, while having the opportunity for celebrity appearances.

Millionaires Row:

4th & 6th Floor

With premium indoor dining, a private viewing platform and views of the entire track and finish line – you can’t go wrong with Millionaires Row. This in-suite hospitality access includes soft drinks, water & tea, a cash bar, gourmet food buffets and private wagering stations.


Ready to Book Your Premium Experience to the Kentucky Derby®?2017-Stakes-Room007.jpg

Be there in 2018 to watch “the most exciting two minutes in sport.”

Book your official ticket package with Derby Experiences today to experience the incredible premium seating locations, unmatched access to exclusive hospitality, and more!

Kentucky Derby 2018 Official Ticket Packages

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Kristen Doolan

Kristen Doolan was born and raised a Florida State Seminole. Making her way from Florida to North Carolina, Kristen achieved her B.S. in Business Adminstration, Marketing at The University of North Carolina Wilmington. She is an avid traveler, college football addict, beach bum and loves spending time with her family and friends. 

Jazzy Morgan

Jazzy Morgan is originally from London, England and a die-hard Manchester United Fan. She grew up in Connecticut and made the move down south in 2011 where she attended Winthrop University and received her B.S. in Family & Consumer Sciences and a minor in Marketing. Jazzy enjoys traveling, working out, reading her monthly Vogue & Cosmo and keeping up with fashion trends.

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