Fans Will Save More Than 25 Percent on Purchase of Derby and Oaks General Admission Tickets Through Dec. 31.
General admission tickets for the 2017 celebrations of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands and Longines Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs Racetrack will be available for online purchase at noon (all times EST) on Thursday (Nov. 16) at special pricing that will be available through Dec. 31 .
Purchasers will save up to 25 percent on Kentucky Derby general admission tickets and 33 percent on those tickets to the Oaks if purchased prior to 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31. The tickets make excellent holiday gifts and stocking stuffers that will have recipients counting the days until the first Friday and Saturday in May.
Pricing for the general admission tickets is $60 for the Kentucky Derby and $40 for the Kentucky Oaks if purchased before the Dec. 31 deadline .
General Admission tickets to the 143 rd renewals of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 6 and the Kentucky Oaks on Friday, May 5 can be purchased online starting Thursday at www.KentuckyDerby.com/tickets. Patrons should click on Ticket Options and then General Admission to purchase tickets.
Churchill Downs, the world’s most legendary racetrack, has conducted Thoroughbred racing and presented America’s greatest race, the Kentucky Derby, continuously since 1875. Located in Louisville, the flagship racetrack of Churchill Downs Incorporated (NASDAQ: CHDN) offers year-round simulcast wagering at the historic track. Churchill Downs will conduct the 143 rd running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands on May 6, 2017. The track’s Fall Meet is scheduled for Oct. 30-Nov. 27. Churchill Downs has hosted the Breeders’ Cup World Championships eight times and the event will return to the track in 2018. Information is available at www.ChurchillDowns.com.