Tickets

2018 Derby Tickets

Experience The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports:

  • All 2018 Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks two-day package reserved and dining ticket orders will now include offsite parking passes and shuttle service from the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center.
  • All seats will be sold as a two-day package, and you may purchase a maximum of six seats per household.
  • Please be advised that sales are monitored very closely, and customers who violate any purchase restrictions will have their purchases cancelled and refunded.
  • All sales during this process are subject to the terms and conditions of Churchill Downs’ ticketing and admissions policy. Prior to purchasing your tickets, you will be required to read and agree to this policy.
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​Click the links below to purchase primary and general admission tickets.

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Kentucky Derby/Oaks


For more information on becoming a Kentucky Derby suite holder, please complete the Corporate Hospitality Form, or contact Tricia Speiden at (502) 638-3918, or tricia.speiden@kyderby.com.

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Looking to add lodging, parties or more to your Kentucky Derby experience?

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  • In addition to The Kentucky Oaks & Derby, Churchill Downs hosts a variety of live racing events throughout the year.
  • Derby Week has a variety of race experiences to offer. Click the Derby Week button below to learn more.
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