Celebrate the trifecta of Kentucky pride at Thurby, and enjoy the things that Kentucky is famous for - great horse racing, bourbon, and music! Entertainment will include multiple Louisville Accord artists throughout the track and DJ Sam Sneed on the Plaza Stage. Enjoy an Old Forester Thurby Julep Punch and watch 11 thrilling thoroughbred races throughout the day. Tickets start at $20 for general admission access to the Paddock area, the Plaza, and the First Floor Grandstand.
Due to increasing popularity, new areas have been opened for Thurby. Tickets are available in the following areas:
SECTION 110 -Experience thunderous racing from the rail! Ticket includes a reserved seat with access to dining and complimentary beer & wine, and exclusive restrooms & wagering windows.
STARTING GATE LOUNGE -Positioned alongside the turf track, catch the races & breathtaking views of the Twin Spires. Ticket includes a reserved dining seat, complimentary beer & wine, and exclusive restrooms & wagering windows.
PLAZA BALCONY -Enjoy premium views of the paddock and overlook the crowd in this one of a kind dining area. Ticket includes a reserved dining seat and complimentary soft drinks. *Must call 502-636-4450 to reserve your seat
RESERVED BOX SEATING -Reserved box seat tickets include admission, a reserved seat, and access to the second level ITW and Food Court as well as Paddock area.
You can also see Kentucky Derby and Oaks contenders at Dawn at the Downs. Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, and join in on a popular tradition for both Louisvillians and visitors, as you watch the contenders morning workouts before the big race. CLICK HERE to purchase Dawn at the Downs tickets.