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Infield General Admission

Infield standing room only ticket with no track view and no reserved seat. No access to the Paddock or front side seating areas. Access to food, beverage, restrooms and wagering.


Must enter through the Infield Gate only.  Chairs are allowed but only through the Infield Gate.


For the 2021 Season due to Covid-19 restrictions, free General Admission for children on Thurby, Kentucky Oaks, and Kentucky Derby live racing days has been suspended.


Pricing for 2-Day Oaks & Derby Ticket is $120 if purchased by April 18th and includes a raceday program while supplies last.


Exceptions for Prohibited Items Infield Gate Only:

  • Collapsible camping chairs (must be removed from bag during search)
  • Tarpaulins (“Tarps”) that are smaller than 10’ x 10’. Once inside the gate, tarps may not be secured to the infield fence or any other permanent structure.

Kentucky Oaks General Admission Tickets

Purchase Date Price
April 7 – April 18 at 11:59PM ET $55
April 19 – Day Before Event at 11:59PM $60
Day of Event until start of the Oaks race $65

Kentucky Derby General Admission Tickets

Purchase Date Price
April 7 –April 18 at 11:59PM ET $75
April 19 – Day Before Event at 11:59PM $80
Day of Event until start of the Derby race $85

2-Day General Admission Tickets (includes both Kentucky Derby & Kentucky Oaks)

Purchase Date Price
April 7 –April 18 at 11:59PM ET $120
April 19 – April 30 at 11:59PM $135

**Prices are subject to change on an annual basis.**

Grandstand Reserved Covered and Uncovered Bleachers

Grandstand, bleacher-style seats are located outdoors, on the first and second levels of the facility, and overlook the dirt and turf racetracks along the finishing stretch. Includes food, non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages.


This location does allow access to the Paddock and frontside of the track.


1st & 2nd Floor Grandstand 2-Day plans range from $654 - $1,092 per person and sold in groups of 2-6.


*2-day package includes parking and a raceday program while supplies last

First Turn Uncovered Reserved Bleacher Seating

Uncovered seating with view of walk over from backside, and first turn of Derby race with access to mutuels and restrooms. Includes food, non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages. First Turn Bleachers do not have chair backs


This location does allow access to the Paddock and frontside of the track.


Pricing for the 2-Day Oaks & Derby Ticket is $600 per ticket and sold in groups of 6. Price per 6 tickets: $3,600


*2-day package includes parking a raceday program while supplies last

Infield Uncovered Reserved Box Seating

Uncovered seating with view of walk over from backside, and final stretch of Derby race with access to mutuels and restrooms. Includes food, non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages


This location does allow access to the Paddock and frontside of the track.


Pricing for the 2-Day Oaks & Derby Ticket is $725 per person and must purchase entire box. Price per 6-seat Box: $4,350


*2-Day package includes parking and a raceday program while supplies last..

Derby Experiences

Derby Experiences, the Kentucky Derby’s Official Experience Package Partner, offers a variety of packages for individuals and groups. Combining Derby & Oaks seats with access to exclusive lounges, VIP Fast Access passes, hotel & transportation accommodations and more, this is an experience that you do not want to miss! All packages include food, non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages.


2021 Kentucky Derby Two-day packages are available now and start at just $799!