Churchill Downs

Louisville, United States

Overview

700 Central Ave, Louisville, KY

Opened in 1875, Churchill Downs is a Thoroughbred racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky.  The venue is the host for the annual Kentucky Derby, one of the most popular sporting event in the world. Churchill Downs has also been host to eight editions of the Breeder's Cup.

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Venue details


  • Venue Map
  • Capacity: 170,000
  • Surface:
    • Dirt (2.0 km circumference)
    • Turf(1.4 km circumference)

 

Inside the venue


 

Item

Allowed (Yes / No)

Comments

Alcohol

No

 

Animals (Service Animals)

Yes

Only service animals allowed

Bags

No

 

Banners, Signs

Yes

Nothing of offensive or derogative nature

Beverages

No

Water and soft drinks – plastic bottles only (sealed, clear and unopened)

Binoculars/Camcorders

Yes

 

Cameras (Still Photography)

No

Non-flash, still cameras without a detachable lens are allowed

Chairs

Yes

At Gate 3 only

Cigarettes

No

 

Commercial Signs/Merchandise

   

Containers

(bottles, ice boxes, Aerosol)

No

 

Food/Baby Food

Yes

Food items in clear plastic bags (maximum size 18” X 18” - no trash bags)

Fireworks

No

 

Laser Lights and Pointers

No

 

Mace/Pepper Spray

No

 

Medicines

   

Noisemakers And Horns

No

 

Strollers

Yes

Strollers (ONLY if carrying a child)

Tripods

No

 

Umbrellas

No

 
     

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