Thursday, May 4, 2023 | Gates Open at 11 AM ET | Post time is 12:45 PM ET

Presented by Old Forester

Join us as we highlight the best of Kentucky for the 10th edition of Thurby presented by Old Forester!

An unforgettable showcase of all things Kentucky, Thurby continues to celebrate Kentucky's culture: bourbon, Bluegrass and racing!

Featuring Bluegrass music near the Paddock, the finest bourbon, and top-level horse racing; Thurby is a bucket list event for all horse racing fans!

For groups of 12+, please contact group sales at 502-636-4450 or fill out our Group Request Form

Parking Notice:

Know before you go! Get directions and maps to your on site lots with changes to traffic patterns on Derby Week!

For Derby Week 2023, many of our Premium Dining Rooms will include food, non-alcoholic beverages and alcoholic beverages. See the list below for the rooms intended to have All-Inclusive this year by day.

Thurby (Thursday) Suites or Dining Rooms Include 4 Hours of Food & 6 Hours of All-Inclusive (Alcoholic & Non-Alcoholic Beverages)

*Only available if suites or dining rooms are open and available for the particular day. Service begins when gates open for the amount of hours listed.


  • Jockey Club Suites
  • Starting Gate Suites
  • Winners Circle Suites
  • Turf Suites


  • Matt Winn's Steakhouse
  • Homestretch Club
  • First Turn Club & Reserved Seating
  • Starting Gate Suites Dining & Rooftop
  • Triple Crown Room
  • Trophy Room
  • Oaks & Derby Rooms
  • Grand Foyer
  • Finish Line Suites Balcony
  • Aristides Lounge & Loft
  • Churchill Downs Lounge