6:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Watch the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks contenders conduct morning workouts while enjoying a delicious breakfast. View Menu
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.
For groups of 24+, please contact group sales at 502-636-4450 or fill out our Group Request Form
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Guests are encouraged to park near the Paddock Gate for convenient entry.
Churchill Downs will be open free-of-charge daily from 7-10 a.m. so guests can watch the nation's top 3-year-old Thoroughbreds train toward their engagements in this year's Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks. Access to Paddock Grill to purchase breakfast.