Presented by TwinSpires

Join us in celebrating racing history as we highlight Black Horsemen in Thoroughbred Racing featuring their stories through a complimentary poster giveaway, onsite experiences and more..

Event Highlights

  • Commemorative Print Giveaway and Artist Signing begins at 11:30 a.m.*
  • The Art of Kacy: Kacy's print will feature jockeys and winners of the Kentucky Derby including William Walker, Isaac Murphy and Oliver Lewis
  • Black Horsemen in Thoroughbred Racing Live Printmaking by Norman Spencer
  • Kentucky Derby museum featuring the black Heritage in Racing Exhibit and Tour
    • Get a sneak peek into the Kentucky Derby Museum's Black Heritage in Racing Collection as they feature treasured artifacts from the past and offer guests a chance to win prizes including free Black Heritage in Racing Tours, VIP Tours and more.
  • Industry Insider Derby Week Handicapping Seminar presented by TwinSpires
    • Panelists include: Donna Barton Brothers, Steye Byk and Ed DeRosa
  • Stakes Race: Isaac Murphy Marathon Overnight
  • View Champions Day Menu served in dining rooms

For groups of 24+, please contact group sales at 502-636-4450 or fill out our Group Request Form

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Due to social distancing, General Admission will be sold as a first floor box seat or bleacher seating

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.