First Turn Club Dining

Situated on the iconic first turn of the racetrack, the new First Turn Club (formerly the Vineyard Vines Club and Section 110) offers dining options for the very first time and a front-row seat to thunderous racing and the famous Kentucky Derby Walkover, where contenders and their connections parade along the track from the barn area to the Paddock prior to the big race. The dining interior which is reserved only for First Turn dining guests boasts a wrap around video board, state of the art seating experience of 5,000 square feet, and high definition televisions throughout the space. The dining area also has trackside access to a reserved viewing terrace of the race and beautiful Twin Spires and majestic nature of Churchill Downs.

  • All dining locations will be All-Inclusive (with food, non-alcohol and alcoholic beverages) for the Kentucky Derby & Oaks while supplies lasts
  • Access to offsite parking at the Kentucky Fair and Expo Center, subject to space availability day of the live racing event and race day program
  • 2024 prices starting at: $2,745 per seat

*Prices are subject to change and based on availability.


Celebrate the Kentucky Derby in the most luxurious seat in all of sports- The Mansion at Churchill Downs. Savor the elegance of Southern hospitality with breathtaking views of the races, unparalleled private concierge service, and exclusive fine dining prepared by award-wining chefs.

Matt Winn's Steakhouse

Perched directly across from the Finish Line, Matt Winn’s Steakhouse provides guests the ultimate luxury experience in which to enjoy the Sport of Kings.  This premium space provides breathtaking, panoramic views of the legendary racetrack, open-air tiered balconies, and a world-class curated culinary experience 

Turf Club

The Turf Club celebrates the Kentucky Derby’s special place in the hearts of Americans everywhere. The Derby has been conducted annually since 1875 and is rivaled by few events in the world for spectacle, beauty and excitement. Derby Day is a culmination of fashion, food and sheer enjoyment that peaks with a dramatic race that is celebrated around the world. Please fill out Premium Seating Concierge form to inquire about tickets for 2023.

Stakes Room

Luxurious open space paying homage to the rich traditions of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby. The exclusive grand setting of an open and flowing space with three separate rooms, each of which feature private, upscale bars.

Homestretch Lounges and Terrace

The refined materials and sophisticated storytelling of this premium dining space will engage guests and horsemen with the history that has made Churchill Downs everything that it is today. The décor blends over 145 years of tradition with a fresh and contemporary atmosphere that celebrates a storied past and spectacular future for Churchill Downs.