Tickets

General Admission tickets to the Kentucky Derby and Oaks include an Oaks/Derby program and access to the infield, where you can bring your own chair or picnic blanket and watch the races from the world’s largest 4K video board. No access to the Paddock or front side seating areas and IS NOT All-Inclusive of food and beverage.  Patrons with General Admission tickets may only enter the facility at the General Admission Gate located on the corner of 4th Street and Central Ave. Concessions in the Infield are cash only and ATM's are available.

Tickets are less expensive when purchased online, in advance of Kentucky Derby and Oaks days. See General Admission ticket prices below: 

Please be aware that there are both single day tickets and 2-Day packages are available. Please be careful when checking out in Ticketmaster.

2023 2-Day General Admission Tickets (includes both Kentucky Derby & Kentucky Oaks)

Two day package offer available for a limited time while supplies last

Purchase Date Price
Nov. 18 – Dec. 31 at 11:59PM ET $100
Jan. 1 – Feb 28 at 11:59PM ET $110
March 1  –  April 17 at 11:59PM ET $120
April 18 - Day Before Oaks Race $135

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2023 Kentucky Derby General Admission Tickets

Purchase Date Price
Nov. 18 – Dec. 31 at 11:59PM ET $67
Jan. 1 – Feb 28 at 11:59PM ET $72
March 1 –  April 17 at 11:59PM ET $77
April 18 – Day Before Event at 11:59PM ET  $82
Day of Event (May 6) $87

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2023 Kentucky Oaks General Admission Tickets

Purchase Date Price
Nov. 18 – Dec. 31 at 11:59PM ET $47
Jan. 1 – Feb. 28 at 11:59PM ET $52
March 1 – April 17 at 11:59PM ET $57
April 18 - Day Before Event at 11:59PM ET $62
Day of Event (May. 5) $67

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2023 Kentucky Derby and Oaks Infield Final Turn General Admission, Standing Room Only

There is no track view and no reserved seating for this General Admission ticket; no access to the Paddock or front side seating areas. Ticket is for standing room only in a private area in the Final Turn of the Infield (reduced capacity). Area includes view of the Final Turn and Starting Gate, access to upgraded, air conditioned restrooms, dedicated concessions and mutuel lines. 

Children of any age require a ticket. Must enter through the Infield Gate only, located at the corner of 4th street and central avenue. Ticket holders may bring their own collapsible camping chair and/or a 10x10 ground covering only picnic blanket. 2-Day plans include admission to the Infield and Final Turn area and a race day program while supplies last.

Sections Price Per Seat for Derby and Oaks Seating Option
PGA01 - 20 $225 Uncovered Infield Standing Room Only

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General Admission tickets do not include a reserved seat or access to reserved seating areas. Click here to see a full list of items permitted into the facility on Kentucky Derby and Oaks days. General Admission guests are not guaranteed a direct view of the racetrack.

  • A maximum of twelve (12) General Admission tickets are sold per household.
  • General Admission Tickets ARE NOT All-Inclusive and have no access to the frontside of track. 
  • Mobile ticket is the only available delivery method for the 2-day Plan General Admission tickets.
  • Tickets are available for mobile delivery and USPS mail with the single event general admission purchase.

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