Presented by TwinSpires

Tuesday, April 30th,  2019 

Introducing Kentucky Derby Week's Newest Event!  Champions Day highlights the history and the sport of the Kentucky Derby! Meet legendary jockeys and trainers, gain industry expert insights into Derby Week betting and support thoroughbred aftercare. 

Event Highlights Include:

  • Triple Crown Legends Autograph Session: 12:30 pm-2:30 pm
    • Bob Baffert, Mike Smith, Steve Cauthen and Jean Cruguet and Elliot Walden,
  • Derby Week handicapping Seminar presented by pm- 12:40 pm
    • Panelists include: Steve Byk, Gary Young, Donna Barton Brothers and Ed DeRosa 
  • Collectible poster signing to support Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance
  • Triple Crown Vault Photo Opportunity presented by Kentucky Derby Museum- 1 pm- 3:30 pm

View the Champions Day Menu available in our dining rooms.  For groups of 24+, please call group sales at 502-636-4450

Buy Tickets

Ultimate Champions Day Experience

Package includes: 

  • Exclusive Jockey and Trainer Meet and Greet and Autograph session
  • Includes Stakes Room seating for Dawn at the Downs including Breakfast
  • Starting Gate Suites seating for Day at the Races including lunch!
  • Kentucky Derby Museum Inside the Vault Tour & All Day Access

Buy Champions Day Package

Dawn at the Downs

Presented by LaCroix

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.