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Directional / Parking Map September Meet 2017 (pdf)

Construction work to enhance transportation & parking at Churchill Downs Racetrack will temporarily alter some traffic and parking during September Meet. See below for details on where to park:

GENERAL PARKING

General parking at Churchill Downs remains free-of-charge on a first-come, first-serve basis in the track’s largest parking lot via Longfield Avenue near Gate 10.

VALET

Valet Parking remains accessible via Longfield Avenue near Gate 10. Valet parking is $10 and may be purchased in advance as an add-on item during online www.ticketmaster.com purchases.

TURF CLUB

Members of the Churchill Downs Turf Club with reserved parking hangtag credentials will enter the temporary Purple Lot through Gate 12, which is best accessed by heading east on Queen Ave. off of Taylor Blvd. Courtesy shuttle transport to and from Gates 1 and 17 will be available.

JOCKEY CLUB SUITES

Jockey Club Suites guests with reserved parking hangtag credentials will enter the temporary Purple Lot through Gate 12, which is best accessed by heading east on Queen Ave. off of Taylor Blvd. Courtesy shuttle transport to and from Gates 1 and 17 will be available.

FINISH LINE SUITES

Finish Line Suites guests with reserved parking hangtag credentials will park in their customary Red Lot, which is best accessed by heading south on 9th St. off of Central Ave.

TSC ELITE VIP

TSC Elite members with reserved parking hangtag credentials will park in their customary Red Lot, which is best accessed by heading south on 9th St. off of Central Ave.

OWNERS/TRAINERS

Owners and trainers with reserved parking hangtag credentials will park in their customary Red Lot, which is best accessed by heading south on 9th St. off of Central Ave.

JOCKEYS

Jockeys with reserved parking hang tag credentials will temporarily park in the Red Lot, which is best accessed by heading south on 9th St. off of Central Ave.

ADA ACCESSIBLE PARKING

Parking for persons with disabilities remains available free-of-charge on a first-come, first-serve basis in the track’s largest parking lot via Longfield Avenue near Gate 10.

TAXI/RIDE-SHARE SERVICE

Taxi and ride-share service remains available near Gate 17 by heading south on 9th St. off of Central Ave.

BUSES

Buses should park in general parking via Gate 12, which is best accessed by heading east on Queen Ave. off of Taylor Blvd.

KENTUCKY DERBY MUSEUM

Parking for Kentucky Derby Museum guests may be accessed by heading south on 9th St. off of Central Ave. Parking will be available on the left near the intersection of 9th St. and Central Ave.

EMPLOYEES

Full-time employees of Churchill Downs Racetrack with reserved parking hangtag credentials will temporarily park in the Infield. Seasonal employees will park in Lot 1, which is best accessed by heading east on Queen Ave. off of Taylor Blvd.

The information above is NOT valid on Kentucky Oaks or Kentucky Derby days. For parking information on Oaks and Derby days visit Parking & Shuttles at KentuckyDerby.com.


***AN IMPORTANT NOTE ON NEIGHBORHOOD PARKING***
Please be advised that Churchill Downs does not own all of the property or parking lots adjacent to our facility. Some private parking may charge you to park, depending on the day or event. Churchill Downs strongly encourages guests to take advantage of our numerous FREE parking options in order to save money. Remember, outside of the Kentucky Derby and the Kentucky Oaks, parking at Churchill Downs is either FREE or $10 for valet.

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