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For groups of 24 or more, please call 502-636-4450 or fill out our Group Inquiry Form

NEW! Homestretch Club Premium Memberships Now Available!

Annual membership includes:

  • Premium days. Admission for 17 premium race days (excluding Derby and Oaks).
  • All-Inclusive. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are included within the club for each of the 17 race days. A full bar is available for purchase.
  • Kentucky Derby & Kentucky Oaks.* Ability to purchase one box in Section 111 for 2022 Derby and Oaks.
  • Ability to bring guests. Additional fees apply.
  • Thanksgiving.* Ability to purchase Thanksgiving dining in the Homestretch Club.
  • Free general admission. Membership includes all live race days outside of the 17 included in the club.
  • Flexibility. No need to make reservations. The club seating is first come, first serve. Want to enjoy racing from the horseshoe rail lounges or terrace level? Reservations can be made with ourmembership team.*

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You can also test-drive the Homestretch Club on Individual Race Days in its inaugural season. Whether it is Downs After Dark, the Clark Handicap, or select Fridays throughout the September and Fall Meet! Pick from seats in the Homestretch Rail Lounges, Terrace Dining Tables, or General Admission Club Seating. Each area is its own unique and private space, but all three areas have access to the interior of this brand new $45 million dollar club!

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Matt Winn's Steakhouse

A fine dining experience overlooking the home of the Kentucky Derby. Matt Winn's is only available as a dining race day ticket during Derby Week. The Steakhouse will not be open in the evenings after a race day during this time.

*This room is not guaranteed to be open or have seating availability, as it is opened based upon demand or type of event for each individual race day.


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 $42.00 per person based on what dining rooms are initially available for regular race days. Ticket is inclusive of admission, a race day program, Chef's Table Menu 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 Menu and cash bar service, as well as easy access to mutuel tellers, self-service betting machines, television monitors, and restrooms.
  • Dress code for this area is Track Casual.

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*This room is not guaranteed to be open or have seating availability, as it is opened based upon demand or type of event for each individual race day.


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. Buffet service is available for three (3) hours, beginning at gate opening time.
  • 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 Brunch starting at $50 per person. View Brunch Menu
  • Dress code for this area is Smart Casual.

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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 based on what dining rooms are initially available for regular race day. Ticket 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 variety of delicious choices on the Roses Lounge menu. A Chef’s Table Buffet is offered on select dates.
  • Dress Code for this area is Track Casual, except for Opening Night, Derby Week, Mother's Day, Preakness, Belmont, Downs After Dark, Thanksgiving and the Clark Handicap. On these days the dress code is Business Casual.

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Aristides Lounge


This beautifully appointed interior dining lounge featuring an enlarged wall of 90-inch flat-screen TV's. Ticket includes a reserved dining seat, Chef's Table buffet dinner, unlimited soft drinks & a racing program

  • 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 Menu or a variety of delicious choices on the Aristides Lounge menu. Buffet pricing starts at $39.
  • Dress Code for this area is Track Casual,

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*This room is not guaranteed to be open or have seating availability, as it is opened based upon demand or type of event for each individual race day.


The Loft at Aristides Lounge


This beautifully appointed interior dining lounge featuring an enlarged wall of 90-inch flat-screen TV's. Ticket includes a reserved dining seat, Chef's Table buffet dinner, unlimited soft drinks & a racing program

  • 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 Menu or a variety of delicious choices on the Aristides Lounge menu. Buffet pricing starts at $39.
  • Dress Code for this area is Track Casual,

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*This room is not guaranteed to be open or have seating availability, as it is opened based upon demand or type of event for each individual race day.


The Courtyard

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. Dress code for this area is track casual.

  • $69 per person
  • Beer and wine from 6-10 p.m.
  • Chef's Table Buffet
  • A racing program
  • Access to first come, first served outdoor picnic style seating and indoor dining tables

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Reserved Box Seating


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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 and a reserved seat. 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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General Admission

On various event dates General Admission will be sold as a first floor box seating

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 in non-reserved areas is first come, first served. General admission tickets start at $7.00 per adult for Spring, September and Fall Meets. Children 12 years and younger are complimentary with paying adult (who is at least eighteen (18) years old with a valid ID). Limit two (2) children per paying adult. Additional children will require the purchase of a full price general admission ticket. (This does not apply on Kentucky Derby & Oaks Days). A complimentary race day program is included with a General Admission ticket purchase and may be picked up from any Program Kiosk upon entry, while supplies last.

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

Please note that the Senior Discount is not available for all live race days.

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Suites & Private Rooms

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Jockey Club Suites

Entertain in high style and take in the panoramic view of Churchill Downs from an exclusive suite. Located on the fourth, fifth and sixth floors of the Jockey Club Suite Clubhouse, each luxury suite features an indoor lounge seating area with bar and a private tiered balcony that boasts a stunning view of the racetrack.

Treat your party to first-rate, sterling service. Amenities include a private self-service wagering machine, wet bar, and wait staff. Complimentary race day programs can be picked up from the concierge desk as you enter the suite clubhouse. Customized catering is available, ranging from light refreshments to full lunch or dinner packages. Jockey Club Suites are an ideal setting for corporate entertainment or small celebrations with family and friends.

Prices start at $750, and include admission and suite access for 24 guests. A complimentary race day program is included with a Jockey Club Suite ticket purchase and may be picked up from any Program Kiosk upon entry, while supplies last.

To make a reservation or to learn more about seating for your group of 24 or more, please contact a group sales representative at 502.636.4450, or fill out our Group Request Form.

Winner’s Circle Suites

Sit where the owners of the Kentucky Derby horses sit! Winner’s Circle suites offer open-air, covered lounge seating with unmatched proximity to the racetrack and Winner’s Circle.

Treat your party to front row, thunderous horse racing action. Amenities include personal suite attendant to take care of your food and beverage needs and mutuel tellers are conveniently located nearby. Customized catering is available, ranging from light refreshments to full lunch and dinner packages. Winner’s Circle Suites are an ideal setting for casual corporate entertainment or small celebrations with family and friends.

Prices start at $495 and include admission and suite access for 18 guests. A complimentary race day program is included with a Winner’s Circle Suite ticket purchase and may be picked up from any Program Kiosk upon entry, while supplies last

To make a reservation or to learn more about seating for your group of 24 or more, please contact a group sales representative at 502.636.4450, or fill out our Group Request Form.

Private Rooms

Stakes Rooms - Tavern, Veranda, Parlor

You and your guests will enjoy this new, luxurious open space paying homage to the rich traditions of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby. The exclusive grand setting of an open and flowing space can be segmented into three separate rooms…Tavern, Veranda, and Parlor—each of which feature private, upscale bars. The Tavern and Veranda offer private balconies which provide phenomenal views of the track. The Parlor includes a private, covered patio balcony stretching from the Paddock to the Racetrack. Available during the race meet, and even before the race day, these rooms are sure to exceed expectations for your business and social events. Group rates for each room start at $71 and offers the premium Chef's Table Buffet and soft beverages.

Tavern: This is a shared room with other patrons. On Sundays enjoy our special Stakes and Eggs Brunch starting at $50 per person.

Veranda: This private area is exclusively available for groups ranging in size from 125 to 190 guests.

Parlor: This private area is exclusively available for groups ranging in size from 100 to 155 guests.

To make a reservation or to learn more about seating for your group of 24 or more, please contact a group sales representative at 502.636.4450, or fill out our Group Request Form.

The Courtyard

Enjoy a day at the races from the open-air Courtyard! This spacious lawn area sits next to the Winner’s Circle and offers a front row racetrack view and unparalleled experience. If you were any closer to the action, you may need a saddle! The Courtyard also includes access to a private indoor, climate-controlled hospitality lounge with mutuel tellers, self-service wagering machines, cash bar service, television monitors and restrooms.

The Courtyard is perfect for groups of 50 to 100 guests. Group pricing starts at $39 per person, and includes admission, exclusive Courtyard access, and a chef’s table buffet with soft beverages. A complimentary race day program is included with a Courtyard ticket purchase and may be picked up from any Program Kiosk upon entry, while supplies last.

To make a reservation or to learn more about seating for your group of 24 or more, please contact a group sales representative at 502.636.4450, or fill out our Group Request Form.

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