You don't have to be a fan of the ponies to have this historic race track ring a bell. Anyone who's
ever heard of the internationally renowned Kentucky Derby knows about the most famous venue for majestic thoroughbred racing
in the world - Churchill Downs. It's a landmark racetrack that's not to be missed should you find yourself in Louisville,
Kentucky. Since this idyllic facility first opened the gates in 1875, Churchill Downs has been a national attraction not only
famous for hosting the Kentucky Derby but also a plethora of Breeder Cups, concerts and other events. There's a lot more
than just that one big race that goes on here.Some the sports greatest performances and most memorable action has happened
at the legendary Church Hill Downs. Theracing complex also houses theKentucky Derby Museum. All kinds of interesting historical
derby facts and exhibits about thoroughbred training can be explored during a visit.The museum is usually open year-round.
you can imagine, when the horses are running the venue is quite the happening place for fun and very popular with both the
tourists and locals alike. So pick your pony, make your wages and don't forget to put on your fanciest hat, Churchill Downs
is the only place to be for the ultimate experience in thoroughbred racing. Take a look as StubHub and see what's coming to
the track!What could be better than catching a horse race at a historical landmark that's famous across the globe? Be sure
to pick up tickets for the Kentucky Derby and check out Churchill Downs!
Churchill Downs - Legendary Race Track
and Historical Landmark
With its long and storied history of entertaining generations of thoroughbred racing enthusiasts,
Churchill Downs has seen many incredible record breaking horse racing events over the decades. The longest, continuously held
sporting event in the United States, the Kentucky Derby, has never ventured to greener pastures since its inception. The track
is owned and operated by Churchill Downs incorporated and is also host to other notable races such as theKentucky Oaks,Woodford
Reserve Turf Classic,Stephen Foster Handicap, andClark Handicap. Summer music festivals featuring big name bands and local
favorites are known to make a stop on the infield here and there is always an array of activity and community events that
take place at the Downs throughout the year. If you're looking to check a bit of wagering on some famous thoroughbred racing
off your bucket list, then Churchill Downs is the place you want to be. Stay right here on StubHub where everything you need
to know from seating to event calendars to sweet ticket deals is right at your fingertips!
- Famous Thoroughbreds and Entertainment
First and foremost, when most people think of Louisville it's the Kentucky
Derby that comes to mind. This typical Midwest city has lots to offer besides their famous thoroughbreds, however. Parks,
rivers, nature preserves, historical sites, a fantastic zoo and home of the original Louisville slugger are just to name a
few. And don't forget the many world class museums and restaurants that have made this thriving metropolis a premier destination
for tourists. More than one amazing professional sport team also calls the city home from minor league baseball to international
hockey and basketball teams. There's something for everyone in the state of Kentucky's main hub, whether you're into heading
to the track, enjoying the natural beauty or checking out the arts and entertainment scene!
Churchill Downs Seating
The facilityhas been attracting huge crowds of racing fans for over a century. Generations of loyal patrons
have attended the derbies here a regular basis and both tourists and locals are sure to secure their perfect seat as soon
as tickets are available. Churchill Downs offers a variety of premium seating for watching the spectacular action from clubhouses,
to suites, to private balconies and dining experiences. Generally, thenumber of people seated at the derby is 50,000. On Derby
day however, the crowds can reach over 150,000. One of the world's largesthigh-definition video boards ever to be constructedis
in the works for 2014 at the Downs so no matter where you're seated, you'll get the action up close and personal.
the luxury suite level to the infield, there's a great seat waiting for all types of fans. It's colorful and exciting and
for sure a memorable experience when some of the nation's finest horses gallop off around the track. Guests can also stroll
through the historic grounds and enjoy the ambiance of one of America's most iconic venues. Take a look at StubHub and check
out Churchill Downs many seating options as well as an interactive chart so you can find a great spot to watch those amazing
Churchill Downs Trivia
There's a very recognizable architectural feature at Churchill
Downs that was designed and built in 1895. They sit atop the grandstand and let you know you've arrived at the right place
for thrilling Thoroughbred racing. Anything coming to mind? It's the unmistakable twin spires. They were recently refurbished
in early 2000 and remaina classic symbol of the famous Derby and landmark venue.There is a whole lot to see and do at this
world class facility, be sure to check Churchill Downs event calendar so you don't miss out! With any luck, you could score
yourself some great grandstand seats right here on StubHub!
Want to find out more about upcoming races, live concerts
and top notch events? How about where the best seat in the stands is, and what's the situation with parking? Just stay right
here on StubHub. Finding information and gettingsweet ticket deals is fast, easy and convenient. If there is something exciting
going on in Louisville, Kentucky, its most likely making a stop at the legendary Churchill Downs. When you are ready to make
your plans for all kinds of fun all you need to do is head to StubHub and see what's happening in your neck of the woods!