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May 4th

150th Kentucky Derby

  • Location: Churchill Downs
  • 700 Central Ave.
  • Louisville, Kentucky 40208

150th Kentucky Derby

The 150TH Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve is the world’s Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports®. And this year, the excitement is bigger than ever. In 2024, we celebrate an incredible 150 years of history, making this a monumental celebration. You'll have the opportunity to witness the world's most promising 3-year-old thoroughbreds as they come together to compete for the cherished garland of roses. It's a race that defines the pinnacle of horse racing excitement.

But the Kentucky Derby is about more than just the race; it's an immersive experience. Sip on a refreshing mint julep, adorn yourself with a stunning hat, and join the chorus of fellow race enthusiasts as we sing along to the cherished tune 'My Old Kentucky Home”. This is more than a day at the races; it's a grand celebration of 150 years of tradition, history, and the thrilling spirit of the Kentucky Derby.


Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs, located on Central Avenue in south Louisville, Kentucky, United States, is a...