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

Posted by Jazzy Morgan on Fri, Jul 7, 2017 @ 16:11 PM

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 Black - Taste of Derby™, Clubhouse Black - Fillies & Lilies Party and Clubhouse Black - Winner's Party.

Clubhouse Black Official Ticket Package

Located just before the first turn in section 113, Clubhouse Black guests will have the perfect view to see the horses round the first bend and an unobstructed view of the photo-ready finish. Those who choose to upgrade to rows J and up will be seated under cover while rows A-I are uncovered and all guests will be seated in fold back chairs. Clubhouse Black guests will be provided with an onsite trip director and VIP fast access passes which allow for a faster more secure access into Churchill Downs® gates 1, 10 and 17.

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Clubhouse Black - Taste of Derby™ Party

Included with your Official Ticket Package is exclusive access to Taste of 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 Black - Fillies & Lilies Party

As the kick-off party of the Kentucky Derby®, the Fillies & Lilies Party will not disappoint. This exciting and exclusive night in the Kentucky Derby Museum allows guests to enjoy an evening filled with live performances, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a premium open bar, a private bourbon lounge and more! Guests will also be given the opportunity to upgrade to VIP access where you can reserve a table for four in front of the stage complete with a cocktail server! In past years Fillies & Lilies guests have had the incredible privilege of seeing performances by the legendary country mega-star, Clint Black, award-winning country artist, Wynonna Judd and Double Platinum country artist, Sara Evans. You won’t want to miss this eventful night on Friday, May 4, 2018 from 7:30-11:30pm.

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Clubhouse Black - Winner's Party Official Ticket Package

Along with impeccable seating, Clubhouse Black, is paired with the Winner’s Party that 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.

Kentucky Derby Winners Circle

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. This package is among our most popular and is going quickly, call us while supplies last, you don’t want to miss out on this experience of a lifetime!

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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.