Learn the best ways to purchase and manage your race day tickets.

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Sign in to access your Ticketmaster account. Manage your account with options to buy or sell your tickets with helpful step-by-step guides.

Ticket Buying Options

There are plenty of ways to buy tickets! See some of the best ways to purchase below.


Reserve your Kentucky Derby and Oaks seats for multiple years! Kentucky Derby fans can buy a Personal Seat License (PSL) which allows them the right to purchase a specific seat location, in some of the most premiere areas of the facility, for the Kentucky Derby and Oaks, for up to 3 years.


Celebrate the Kentucky Derby and Oaks in style with private space for you and your guests. Our accommodations offer some of the finest amenities in all of professional sports – from breathtaking views of the races to luxury furnishings and exclusive fine dining. Your guests will have an unforgettable experience in any of our venues.


The Turf Club is an exclusive club at Churchill Downs Racetrack fpr members and their guests only, offering premium amenities including dining and excellent views of the racecourses here at our iconic venue. The Turf Club is located on the third floor of the clubhouse at the finish line.

Ticket Exchange

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The First Turn will continue to be open for KHRC licensed horsemen and women during live racing. The apron in front of the First Turn will be open for the general public to view the paddock and track, while the second and third floor will be closed.

Ticketing and Admissions Policy

View the Admission Policy for Churchill Downs.



The easiest ways to purchase tickets it purchases general admission or reserved box tickets through Ticketmaster. However, there are multiple ways to purchase ticket for groups as well as memberships.


Tickets are non-refundable and all tickets are accessed digitally. Due to the sheer size of the event, we do not have the ability to re-issue lost or forgotten tickets. We also do not have a 'will-call' booth. Please note the only authorized place to buy & resell Kentucky Derby and Oaks tickets is the Kentucky Derby Ticket Exchange.


Tickets can be accessed through the Churchill Downs app and connecting your Ticketmaster account to the app. You MUST have your tickets in order to get through the gates.


For groups of 12+, we encourage you to give our team a call at 502-636-4450 to get in touch with a representative who can help get you set up for an outing at the track. Or fill out our Group Request form and a representative will reach out to you.


Churchill Downs offers various membership packages at the track that offer access to race days throughout the year as well as special events. Please review our different membership areas (link to memberships page)


Yes, children are welcome at Churchill Downs! Race days are great times to bring children to the track to get up and close to the thrills of Thoroughbred racing. There are also special event days such as Family Adventure Day with activities for your children to participate in.

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