3 Kentucky Derby® Parties You Need to Attend

November 15, 2017 By Jazzy Morgan

The Kentucky Derby weekend is so much more than just "The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports". Derby Experiences offers three exclusive parties that will take your weekend to the next level! These events are meticulously planned to ensure that guests with even the highest expectations will thoroughly enjoy themselves, creating memories that will last a lifetime. 

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Results of the Louisiana Derby & the UAE Derby

March 28, 2016 By Carolynn Wilcox

Assuming you’ve been paying attention to the Road to the Kentucky Derby®, you’re well aware of all the excitement that went down this weekend.  Two high-profile races were held in different parts of the world that were worth a combined 340 points on the Road to the Derby – the UAE Derby in Dubai and the Louisiana Derby at Fair Grounds in New Orleans.  To this point, races on the Road to the...

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Where to Stay in Louisville for the 2016 Kentucky Derby®

March 17, 2016 By Carolynn Wilcox

The Kentucky Derby® is steeped in tradition, with a legacy that rivals that of any existing American event and a history that will soon celebrate its sesquicentennial anniversary.  The Derby experience can’t be duplicated outside of the beautiful grounds of Churchill Downs®, but booking the right hotel can alleviate the stress of traveling and allow you to revel in the moment as you enjoy all...

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Appearances by Pro Football Hall of Famers at the 2016 Kentucky Derby®!

March 07, 2016 By Carolynn Wilcox

What do you get when you combine “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” with legendary Gold Jacket recipients?  The most epic Kentucky Derby® experience imaginable.  In 2016, Derby Experiences will host three Pro Football Hall of Famers in the Turf Club: Shannon Sharpe, Thurman Thomas, and Warren Moon.  These football icons will be seated in the Turf Club Balcony area on both Derby and Oaks...

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What to Do in Louisville on Kentucky Derby® Weekend

February 22, 2016 By Carolynn Wilcox

“The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” go by pretty fast (or slow, depending on how much money you have riding on the race), but even so, the weekend of the Kentucky Derby® offers incredible undercards with 14 graded stakes races featuring Breeders’ Cup participants and champions.  Though the tracks of Churchill Downs® will be lit up with talent throughout Friday and Saturday, there’s...

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The Undercards of the 2016 Kentucky Derby® and Oaks

February 15, 2016 By Carolynn Wilcox

When you picture Kentucky Derby® weekend at Churchill Downs®, your thoughts immediately gravitate toward the two main events: the Kentucky Oaks and the Kentucky Derby itself.  While these are certainly the most noteworthy items on the schedule, Derby weekend offers 14 total races.  It’s not uncommon to see Breeders’ Cup participants and champions racing on the undercards!  Other than the...

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Why a Kentucky Derby® Ticket Package Is the Perfect Gift for Your Valentine!

January 04, 2016 By Carolynn Wilcox

Finding the perfect gift is tough, and searching for it can be nothing short of maddening.  If you experience gift givers’ block every time you try to come up with the perfect Valentine’s Day present for someone special in your life, never fear – we’ve got you covered with all-inclusive ticket packages to the 2016 Kentucky Derby!

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4 Tours You Should Experience on Kentucky Derby® Weekend

December 28, 2015 By Carolynn Wilcox

Derby weekend is one of the most fantastic weekends in the world of sports, there’s no disputing that fact.  The Kentucky Derby itself is arguably the richest and most historic event in American history, and as the surrounding areas have grown up, they’ve etched Kentucky’s name into the history books as well for its role in shaping the horse racing industry.

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7 Kentucky Derby® Contenders to Watch in 2016

December 19, 2015 By Carolynn Wilcox

For this, the seventh day of Quintmas, we’re bringing you seven Derby contenders you’ll want to keep your eye on leading up to May 2016!  

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What's on a Kentucky Derby® Winner's Christmas List?

December 14, 2015 By Carolynn Wilcox

The past four horses to win the Kentucky Derby have all written their letters to Santa and shipped them off to the North Pole – with help, of course!  Not sure what to get your favorite equine for Christmas?  See below for great gift ideas from these incredible horses!

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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 Administration, 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.


Evan Chronis

Evan Chronis was born in Omaha, Nebraska but has made his home in south Charlotte for almost two decades. A Tar Heel born and bred, Evan received his B.A in Media and Journalism from UNC-Chapel Hill. He is an avid Boston sports fan thanks to his family’s New England roots, and a fanboy of Wes Anderson films.