Saturday, May 4

Derby Day

With 100 TVs and our big screen, there is no bad seat in the house! Watch and wager the Derby at Kentucky Downs. Beat the crowds and place your bets early. We're open at 9AM, parking and admission are free. Valet parking is also available.

For premium seating on Derby Day, reserve your spot in the Director’s Room, where you’ll enjoy private betting, a private cash bar, a free program, and a catered buffet for only $50 per person. Call 270-586-7778 or click here to book today!

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Win big with a big hat

Wear a big hat, and you could win cash in our Hat Contest! Register for your chance to win between 11AM – 3:30PM. Judging will take place at 4PM.

  • 1st place: $250
  • 2nd place: $100
  • 3rd place: $50

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Signing up is easy and FREE! Join the Kentucky Downs Players Club and start playing your favorite historical horse racing machines — you’ll be on your way to great rewards in no time.

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