Churchill Downs Racing Tickets
Details of Churchill Downs Racing and the Ticket Luck value
Horse racing is a word wide sport and industry and has its enthusiastic fans and spectators all around the world. Churchill Downs Racing is giving you a chance to watch hot-blooded horses known for their agility, spirit and speed, racing against each other providing you with the most exciting moments of your life.
Situated on Central Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky, Unites States, Churchill Downs is a race track for Thoroughbred horses. It is most renowned for hosting annual Kentucky Derby race, also known as "The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports" in the United States.
In 1875, Churchill Downs opened officially and held first racing tournaments, Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks. It also conducted the famous and popular Breeders' Cup eight times. The racetrack is operated and owned by Churchill Downs Inc. James Lee is the unbeatable record holder of winning entire six-race card at Churchill Downs in 1907.
Churchill Downs has been ranked no. 5 among 65 Thoroughbred race tracks by the Horseplayers Association of North America. The track was named after Henry and John Churchill.
It fulfilled the need of a race course in Louisville after two race courses, Woodlawn and Oakland were closed. The racetrack was longer initially but the new owner William Applegate in 1893, shortened the length of the race. Over time, a clubhouse was also prepared promoting social events and other interactions. Several other events were organized on the track including band concerts, automobile races and steeplechases. In 1986, Churchill Downs got recognized as a National Historic landmark. In 2009, it organized its first night race. Currently, it organizes music festivals regularly, the past festivals featuring Dave Matthews Band, Bon Jovi and Kenny Chesney who drew massive crowds from all around the nation.
Churchill Downs provides a lot of facilities and entertainment opportunities to people. The building is a state-of-the-art constantly renovated and modified to incorporate modern technologies. On top of the grandstands are twin spires which are most famous and appreciated architectural feature. Designed by famous architect Joseph Baldez, they are a symbol of the Derby and the track. The number of people that can be usually accommodated in Derby can reach up to 150,000 people.
In the clubhouse, a mural depicts all 96 Kentucky Derby winner jockeys from 1875 to 2004 while another depicts all the trainers. Kentucky Derby Museum located inside the Churchill Downs, highlights the rich and timeless history of Churchill Downs and Kentucky Derby. The museum that stays open round the year holds a several exhibitions about racing and training of thoroughbred horses. It also includes a cinema that show the documentary about Kentucky Derby named as "The Greatest race".
It would be an absolute delight to watch sensational and intense racing event while having the opportunity to explore the historical Churchill Downs, enjoy the musical festivals, visit the museum and spend some time in this beautiful building. Buy Churchill Downs Racing tickets and end watch the exhilarating horse racing in the most exciting time of your life.