Horsemen Hospitality

Horsemen's Service Center

The Horsemen Service Center offers a full range of business and hospitality amenities that include a computer workstation with Internet access; fax and copy services; television monitors for the viewing of races; a monitor dedicated to race replays; overnights and other racing information; self-serve mutuel machines; and refreshments. Our Horsemen Concierge, Vicki Tomlinson, is on duty starting at 9:00 a.m. each race day to assist horsemen with their needs. Vicki can be reached directly at 502-636-4830.

Will-Call Tickets and Racing Programs

Tickets which horsemen have reserved through Vicki in the Horsemen’s Service Center - including box seats, dining room tickets, and Jockey Club Suite tickets - can be picked up at any will call window at any gate. Horsemen’s programs can be picked up in the Horsemen’s Services Center.

Reserved Box Seats

A limited amount of boxes are available every race day for those horsemen racing with us during the Spring, September and Fall Meets (not available during Oaks & Derby or Breeders’ Cup). In order to secure your tickets, please contact Vicki Tomlinson once the overnight is released to request a reservation for you and your party. Vicki Tomlinson can be reached at 502-636-4830.

Roses Lounge

A limited number of tables in the Turf Club Roses Lounge are held each race day to accommodate Churchill Downs Horsemen with horses racing during the Spring, September and Fall Meets (not available during Oaks & Derby, Night Racing or Breeders Cup). Tickets are available free of charge; however, a minimum food and beverage spend of $15 per person is required at the guest’s expense. In order to secure your tickets, please contact Vicki Tomlinson once the overnight is released to request a reservation for you and your party. Vicki Tomlinson can be reached at 502-636-4830.

Jockey Club Suites

A limited number of tickets within a shared Jockey Club Suite are available complimentary to Churchill Downs Horsemen who have a horse racing during the Spring, September and Fall Meets (not available during Oaks & Derby, Breeders’ Cup, Night Racing, Thanksgiving, or other premium dates). Rental for the suite is complimentary, plus, a 20% discount is available towards food and beverage offerings ordered from the menu on race day. In order to secure your tickets, please contact Vicki Tomlinson once the overnight is released to request a reservation for you and your party. Vicki Tomlinson can be reached at 502-636-4830.

Additional Ticket Options at Churchill Downs

In addition to the complimentary tickets listed above, Owners and Trainers may purchase reserved box seating, dining room, and private suite tickets (if available) at a reduced rate by calling Vicki Tomlinson at 502-636-4830 or by visiting the Horsemen’s Service Center behind the paddock. Every effort is made to accommodate horsemen with entries on their participating race day. In order to secure your tickets, please call Vicki Tomlinson once the overnight is released to request a reservation for you and your party. Vicki Tomlinson can be reached at 502-636-4830.

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