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“Day at the races!”
Review of Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs
Ranked #3 of 191 things to do in Louisville
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This beautiful racetrack has been the home of the Kentucky Derby since 1875.
Reviewed November 20, 2013

We went to see the museum but ended up watching the horses race. It was great. The whole betting thing, watching your horse was fun.we looked all around, the paddocks, the track and the betting areas, it was a good day out.

Thank Beverley S
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Reviewed November 19, 2013

A group of us had tickets to millionaires row at Downs After Dark 11/16/13. Have never been to Churchill Downs, nor have I seen live horse racing. This was a real treat! We had dinner on millionaires row, which was a very nice buffet. Our server, Rebecca, took great care of us and delivered our cocktails. We were able to eat, drink, place bets, and walk right outside to watch each race live. The facility is absolutely beautiful with such tradition! We got lucky for November...the weather was just perfect, around 62 degrees. We definitely want to return to another Downs After Dark event next year.

Thank Pgmg2009
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Reviewed November 13, 2013

We participated in the Kentucky Colonel's Day at the races. How exciting!! We were able to view the races from the millionaires row (not a place we could have afforded with out the Kentucky Colonel's Day). They have tours into the paddock area that anyone can sign up to take. The museum there is very good and the races are exciting. Plan on making this one of your stops when traveling through Louisville.

Thank Michael3735
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Reviewed November 12, 2013

Never having gone to a live horse race this was a wonderful experience. We reserved seat in millionaire row which includes all u can eat dinner n fourth floor viewing of racing. Had a great day without losing money. We bet only between ourselves.

Thank akingdom
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Reviewed November 12, 2013

We were in town with some friends for their first time at a horse track. They loved it - it is reasonably priced to get in and if you park off Longview - parking is free. They were surprised how the people in the betting windows were so helpful on how to bet. They obviously cannot give specifics on what you should do or which horses to bet on, but on how to place the bet. The food was very good for concession style.

Thank DEBORAH B
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