Churchill Downs

Local nameChurchill Downs
LocationLouisville, Kentucky, United States

Churchill Downs, located on Central Avenue in south Louisville, Kentucky, United States, is a Thoroughbred racetrack most famous for annually hosting the Kentucky Derby. It officially opened in 1875 and was named for Samuel Churchill, whose family was prominent in Kentucky for many years. The first Kentucky Derby and the first Kentucky Oaks were held in the same year. Churchill Downs has also hosted the renowned Breeders' Cup on nine occasions, most recently on November 2 and 3, 2018. Churchill Downs Incorporated owns and operates the racetrack. With the infield open for the Kentucky Derby, the capacity of Churchill Downs is roughly 170,000.In 2009, the Horseplayers Association of North America introduced a rating system for 65 Thoroughbred racetracks in North America. Churchill Downs was ranked number 5 on this list.

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Opening hours

General Admission:
Adults: $ 3
Seniors (60 & older): $ 1
Children (12 & younger): Free

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Churchill_Downs

Official website http://www.churchilldowns.com/

Instagram https://instagram.com/churchilldowns/

Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ChurchillDowns

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ChurchillDowns

Phone +1 502 636 4400

Address 700 Central Ave., Louisville, KY 40208, USA

Coordinates 38°12'10.458" N -85°46'11.906" E

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