Tuesday, May 1st - Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 
6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Watch the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks contenders conduct morning workouts while enjoying a delicious buffet breakfast.

Dawn at the Downs is a popular tradition for both Louisvillians and visitors, giving Kentucky Derby fans the opportunity to see the contenders train for the big race, while listening to expert commentary.  Listen as the horses are announced on the track, and evaluated on their workouts, discussion on their past performances, and provide insight to the Kentucky Derby & Oaks races.

Tickets start at $41 for an adult, and include a reserved dining seat and breakfast chef's table.  

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Parking Notice:

Dawn at the Downs ticket orders will include one reserved parking in either the yellow Lot or turquoise lot for every 4 tickets purchased(e.g.1-4 tickets=1 parking pass, 5-8 =2 passes, etc). If you do not have a parking pass, you may park in the neighborhoods surrounding the track.  If you do not have a ticket for the full race day, you will need to have your car removed from the property by 9:30am or be subject to towing.