Individual Tickets

General Admission

General admission tickets allow access to first floor seating (including first floor clubhouse and first floor grandstand area), as well as the Paddock area, Paddock Plaza, second level ITW, and Food Court. Seating is first come, first served. General admission tickets start at $3.00 per adult, and $1 per Senior (age 60+, I.D. required). Children 12 years and younger are complimentary (this does not apply on Kentucky Derby & Oaks Days).

General admission can be purchased at any admission gate or online at the link below. When you buy your General Admission ticket in advance online, you can avoid the lines and print your ticket from home, or view the ticket on your mobile device for fast entry into the gates.

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Reserved Box Seating

Sit down to a stunning view of the world’s most legendary racetrack! Covered and uncovered outdoor reserved box seats are located on the second and third levels of the clubhouse, along the finishing stretch of the dirt racetrack. Reserved box seat tickets include admission, a reserved seat, and a race day program. Reserved box seat guests have access to the second level ITW and Food Court, as well as the Paddock area and Paddock Plaza.

Seats do not need to be purchased as complete boxes (6 seats), though when reserving less than six tickets, your group may share seats within a box with other guests.

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Interior Dining

Millionaires Row & Skye Terrace

Sit down in the same seats as the world’s most revered racing enthusiasts! The Millionaires Row and Skye Terrace dining rooms provides scenic vantage points to view the races from a tiered balcony overlooking the finish line, or via televisions monitors from the comfort of your table.

  • Tickets start at $38.00 per person inclusive of admission, a race day program, Chef’s Table buffet, and soft beverages. Buffet service is available for three (3) hours, beginning at gate opening time.
  • Seats do not need to be purchased as complete tables, though when reserving less than a full table your group may share a table with other guests.
  • Dining amenities include a Chef's Table buffet and cash bar service, as well as easy access to mutuel tellers, self-service betting machines, television monitors, and restrooms.

Stakes Room


The premium Stakes Room offers private wraparound balconies which provide phenomenal views of both the track and paddock.

  • The Stakes Room features a premium buffet featuring a daily rotating menu of locally sourced seasonal ingredients, carving stations & an array of desserts. View Sample Menu.
  • Exclusive cash bar service and access to mutuel tellers, self-service betting machines, television monitors, and restrooms.
  • Seats do not need to be purchased as complete tables, though when reserving less than a full table your group may share a table with other guests
  • On Sundays enjoy our special Stakes and Eggs Brunch starting at $45 per person. View Brunch Menu

Roses Lounge

This beautifully appointed interior dining room, formerly known as the Matt Winn Dining Room, has outstanding track views including those of the final stretch and finish line. Enjoy gracious décor showcasing the excellence displayed by 12 Triple Crown winners and other unforgettable performances by horses and horsemen.

  • Ticket prices start at $20.00 per person which includes your seat, official racing program and access to the third floor clubhouse.
  • Seats do not need to be purchased as complete tables, though when reserving less than a full table your group may share a table with other guests.
  • Dining options include a chef’s table buffet or a variety of delicious choices on the Roses Lounge menu. Buffet pricing starts at $21.

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The Courtyard at Downs After Dark

Available on Downs After Dark Saturday, September 24th

Have a unique experience for Downs After Dark in The Courtyard, a 21+ exclusive area on the home stretch of the racetrack, with access to indoor hospitality.

  • $69 per person
  • Draft beer and wine from 6-10 p.m.
  • Heavy hors d'oeuvers from 5-9 p.m.
  • A racing program
  • Access to first come, first served outdoor picnic style seating and indoor dining tables

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Winner's Circle Suites

Upgrade your group to a private Winner’s Circle Suite and overlook the track from where the Kentucky Derby and Oaks owners sit.

  • $99 per person for a suite of 18
  • Includes all of the benefits of the Courtyard plus:
    • A private, covered outdoor suite with soft & hard seating
    • In suite hors d'oeuver platters
    • In suite wait service

For more information, or to make a reservation, call 502-636-4450

*Churchill Downs observes responsible alcohol practices and management reserves the right to end service at their discretion & subject to limitations of Kentucky law.



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