Sports Travel

Kentucky Derby

May 2 - 5

See the thunder of hooves at the world famous Churchill Downs racetrack at the 2019 Kentucky Derby. Experience everything Kentucky has to offer with Bourbon tastings, distillery tours and tours of Horse Country included in your package.

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The Kentucky Derby is at the top of many bucket lists and we understand why. This one-of-a-kind race features the best of the best in horse racing in Louisville, KY, where many incredibly horses get their start.

Stay at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Lexington, KY, another beautiful city in the heart of horse country. Before the races, you’ll tour the Kentucky country side and visit a horse farm to see where some of the prize winning thoroughbreds get their start. Stop by a bourbon distillery to learn about Kentucky’s famous beverage and how grain eventually becomes the Mint Jeaulips that have become so popular at the races.

Finally, the main event. You’ll be transported to Churchill Downs track for the Kentucky Derby Race and watch your favorite thoroughbred compete for the win.

Kentucky Derby Package Inclusions
  • 4 days, 3 nights at the Hyatt Regency Downtown Lexington.
  • Covered grandstand ticket (sections 225-228) for the Kentucky Derby.
  • Transportation to the Kentucky Derby.
  • Horse Country and Distillery tour with transportation.
  • Bottle of bourbon in your room on the night of arrival.
  • An on-site host to assist during your stay.
Day 1
  • Check into the hotel at any time after 4 p.m.
  • 2-6 p.m.: Visit the welcome table in the hotel lobby.
  • 7-8 p.m.: Welcome reception and bourbon-tasting at the hotel.
Day 2
  • 10 a.m. — 3 p.m.: Horse Country and Distillery tour*; includes transportation.
    • 10 a.m.: Depart from the hotel.
    • Interact with horses and learn the history of horse racing and bourbon making in the area.
    • 3 p.m.: Return to the hotel.
  • The rest of the day at your leisure.
Day 3
  • Covered grandstand ticket (sections 225-228) for the Kentucky Derby; includes transportation.
    • 7 a.m.: Depart from the hotel and transfer to Churchill Downs.
    • 10:30 a.m.: 1st race begins.
    • Buses return no later than 1 hour after the Kentucky Derby race concludes**.

 

Day 4
  • The morning at your leisure.
  • Check out of the hotel by 11 a.m.

 

* The minimum age to consume alcohol on this tour is 21 years. Age is determined at the time of travel.
**The Derby race is not the last race of the afternoon.
***This tour is subject to approval by Churchill Downs or by the operators of the stable(s) involved, and may be canceled at any time. Please see the Additional Information section for more details.

Itinerary subject to change.

Single: $2,539

Double: $2,019 per person. $4,038 total.

Triple: $1,839 per person. $5,517 total.

Quad: $1,759 per person. $7,036 total.

 

This trip is for adults ages 21+ only. 

Airfare is not included in the trip price. The closest commercial airport is Blue Grass Airport (LEX). Transportation from the airport to your hotel is provided by the hotel. When you arrive, please contact the hotel at 1-859-253-1234.

Bedding type (i.e. king bed or two queen beds) is not guaranteed. Please include your bedding preference in the notes section during check out.

Horse Farm and Distillery Tour
  • The minimum age to consume alcohol is 21.
  • Souvenirs, drinks and food can be purchased at an additional cost when available.
  • Interacting with horses in any way is done so at your own risk.
  • Some walking will be required.
  • This activity is not recommended for those with mobility issues or those who have trouble walking or standing.
Kentucky Derby
  • This activity is not recommended for people with mobility issues or certain health conditions. please consult with your physician prior to booking.
  • Handicapped seating may not be available. If you require ADA seating, hotel room and/or transportation, please list requirments in the notes section during check out.
  • Food, drink and soubenirs are not included but will be available for purchase at the game.
  • Tickets are sold in the zone listed under What's Included and are not listed with a specific section row and seat. It is not possible to request a specific section, row or seat. For security purposes, your section, row and seat will not be disclosed before your date of travel. Tickets will not be shipped. They will be provided by your on-site host when you arrive or just prior to the game. Tickets may be provided in a variety of formats including but not limited to hard stock, electronic, PDF or mobile entry.
  • Ticket holder is subject to ticket policies as printed on ticket. Guests are advised to read ticket agreement before entry into the stadium, as entry constitutes acceptance of all policies related to the ticket and stadium.
  • Entry into Churchill Downs, race schedule and access to all events and areas within the stadium are subject to the sole discretion of Churchill Downs and the agents of their choice and may be revoked at the sole discretion of those entities or their agents without remuneration.
  • Seating is not provided as group seating. Tickets are guaranteed in pairs only. If you would like to sit near another booking, please list your request in the notes section during check out. Your request is not guaranteed.

Standard sports package cancellation policies apply to this trip. Please review our cancellation policies.