Straight From the Horse's Mouth: 2017 Derby Experiences Revealed

Posted by Jazzy Morgan on Fri, May 12, 2017 @ 11:13 AM

We had a blast last weekend at the 143rd Kentucky Derby® and we’re so happy to hear all of you had a great time too. Even the weather couldn’t dampen our moods! Our goal is to deliver a once in a lifetime, unforgettable experience to you and to hear about your wonderful experiences is the cherry on top of our bourbon-butterscotch cake.

For us, and we think you’ll agree, we want to experience something that will make us happy, be an fabulous time, and ultimately create memories that will last forever. If you were unable to attend the Kentucky Derby® this year, or had some reservations, we hope that these positive reviews will encourage you to join us next year!Derby Experiences Clients

"I have purchased packages for over 7 years, [Derby Experiences] makes it PERFECT!!!" -R.C.

“I loved working with [Derby Experiences].  I feel they offered a variety of packages and price points to please anyone.  I loved Sunny's Halo, the food, the beverage, the proximity to betting windows and restrooms, etc. We had a BLAST and can't wait to come back next year!!" -K.E.

"Thank you for helping me have a fantastic first Derby." -A.J.

"The whole experience was fantastic...Will definitely use your company again." -J.A.

“I loved being in the Affirmed lounge and the Kentucky Derby Museum. It was perfect for me. I was not really into betting on the horses, so it was wonderful to be able to explore the museum at my leisure and especially meet the jockeys and hear them talk about their experiences." -A.B

"Derby Experiences was great!  We loved the service." -S.S

“Above and beyond expectations.  Loved it all and will be back for another Derby." -J.F.

"It was a great experience and [my Event Sales Specialist] did a great job arranging the type of package that suited our needs for this trip." -W.B.

"Pat Day was very accommodating. He took time to talk with people. Very impressive.  What a Great and truly memorable event." -G.R.

"The whole experience was more than I expected. I wasn't sure when I booked...but I was extremely happy with the whole experience. I'm so glad we had the hospitality room to go to because of the weather. We can check that one off our bucket list. Thank you." -M.B.

Attend the 2018 Kentucky Derby®!Kentucky Derby Ladies

If you didn’t have the chance to make memories that will last a lifetime with Derby Experiences, our 2018 VIP ticket packages are now on sale! As Churchill Downs’® only Official Partner, these packages include exclusives and extras you can’t get anywhere else. From Premium to Clubhouse to Grandstand, Derby Experiences truly provides the best options when it comes to buying your Derby tickets. Create an all-inclusive experience for you and your group by adding hotel, travel and accommodations to ensure an unforgettable, unmatched experience!

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Darragh Farrelly

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.

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, she grew up in Connecticut and made the move down south in 2011. She attended Winthrop University where she received her B.S. in Family & Consumer Science and a minor in Marketing. Jazzy enjoys traveling, working out, shopping and watching golf and Manchester United with her family.