Black Heritage in Racing Tour : Official Travel Source

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Black Heritage in Racing Tour


African Americans have played an integral role in the history of Thoroughbred Racing. From slavery, to the Civil War, the Jim Crowe era that pushed them out of the sport and to modern day times, learn about the mark African Americans have made on horse racing from the very beginning. This 90 minute tour takes you through historic Churchill Downs Racetrack while learning about some of the most important African American figures in horse racing, and other names that aren’t as well known—but should be. Connect all the historic dots on this tour while making stops at significant places at Churchill Downs that illuminate these important stories.

Meeting Space

Meeting Spaces

2nd Floor Gallery

First Floor Buyout

Night at the Museum -All Spaces

Oaks Garden Terrace

The Great Hall

The Pollard Gallery