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Taxi Services


  • Guests utilizing a taxi should use the Churchill Downs auto-court in front of the Barbaro Statue by the Kentucky Derby Museum.
  • This is accessible via Central Ave. for both pickup and drop-off race days.

Guest Drop-Offs & Ride Sharing Services (Uber, Lyft, Etc.):

  • Please use the designated guest drop-off location next to our Blue Lot off of Kentucky Derby Drive and Thornberry Avenue.
  • This area may be accessed from Thornberry Ave. for both pickup and drop-off race days.
  • Our Blue Lot has 16 numbered stalls for rideshare providers to wait for guests. No waiting is permitted in the VIP Gate auto-court.

Bus and Shuttle Parking:

  • Bus and shuttle parking will be available in the Pink Lot on race days utilizing the Thornberry Ave. entrance.
  • Reserved bus and shuttle parking must be arranged in advance by contacting the Churchill Downs ticket office.
Limousine Service

Xtreme Transportation, the preferred Limousine service of Churchill Downs, is one of the largest providers of private and executive transportation in the Louisville, Kentucky/Southern Indiana area. Xtreme Transportation has a wide range of vehicles to meet your needs, large and small, from Sedans to SUV's, Vans, Limousines and Buses. Xtreme Transportation is a proud member of the National Limousine Association and the Kentucky Limousine Association, and was voted Kentuckiana's #1 chauffeured transportation provider the last three years running. Let us serve you today!

Contact [email protected] for information and pricing, or call directly at (812) 246-2235. For more information please visit Xtreme Transportation.

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