2014
Kentucky Derby

Travel Packages
May 3rd
Louisville, Kentucky

- Finish Line Package -
May 1st - 4th

Our most popular Kentucky Derby Travel Package!

  • Three nights at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, located near the airport, 2 miles from  Churchill Downs and 5 miles from Downtown
  • Avis three day full size car rental
  • Friday - First Floor Grandstand tickets - Sections 126-128 to the Kentucky Oaks -or-  your choice of a Kentucky Horse Farm Tour, Kentucky Bourbon Tour or a combo Horse Farm/Bourbon Tour  (see below for more info) 
  • Round-trip track transfers*
  • Credential holder and Lanyard
  • Thursday evening Welcome Dinner buffet, Daily Breakfast Buffet and Post Derby Dinner Buffet at the Blue Horse Cafe' located in the hotel
  • First Floor Grandstand tickets - Sections 126-128 to the Kentucky Derby on Saturday
  • (1) Valet Parking Voucher for Fourth Street Live, to use on Friday or Saturday evening
  • $50 Gift Card (per room) to use at any Fourth Street Live Vendor

Double: $2995  Triple: $2495 Quad: $2195 
Single: $5395
Child: $695  Extra Night: Please Call
-All rates are per person-

All packages require a $25 document shipping and handling fee
-Ticket Upgrades Available On Chart Below-

-All package prices include hotel taxes-
-All package prices do NOT include car rental taxes and misc fees-

Note: Kentucky Derby is a major event. Tickets in different areas of the track come out at different times.  We send out documents to everyone atleast 10 days in advance. If the tickets are not included with your documents, they will be delivered to you at your hotel or left for you at the front desk to pick up upon check-in. 
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 -Jockeys Package-
May 1st - 4th

  • Three nights at the Galt House Hotel, located in downtown about 5 miles from Churchill Downs
  • Friday - First Floor Grandstand tickets - Sections 126-128 to the Kentucky Oaks -or-  your choice of a Kentucky Horse Farm Tour, Kentucky Bourbon Tour or a combo Horse Farm/Bourbon Tour  (see below for more info)
  • First Floor Grandstand tickets - Sections 126-128 to the Kentucky Derby on Saturday
  • Complimentary self parking
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Round-trip track transfers
  • Credential holder and Lanyard
  • Thursday afternoon (3pm - 5pm) welcome reception featuring live entertainment, cocktails and hors d'oevures
  • $50 Gift Card (per room) to use at any Fourth Street Live Vendor 

Double: $3695 Triple: $2795 Quad: $2695
Single: $6395 C
hild: $995 Extra Night: $Call
All rates are per person-

All packages require a $25 document shipping and handling fee
-Ticket Upgrades Available On Chart Below-
-All package prices include hotel taxes-

Note: Kentucky Derby is a major event. Tickets in different areas of the track come out at different times.  We send out documents to everyone atleast 10 days in advance. If the tickets are not included with your documents, they will be delivered to you at your hotel or left for you at the front desk to pick up upon check-in. 
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-Saddle Package-
May 1st - 4th

  • Three nights at the Hyatt Regency Downtown, located about 5 miles from Churchill Downs 
  • Friday - First Floor Grandstand tickets - Sections 126-128 to the Kentucky Oaks -or-  your choice of a Kentucky Horse Farm Tour, Kentucky Bourbon Tour or a combo Horse Farm/Bourbon Tour  (see below for more info) 
  • First Floor Grandstand tickets - Sections 126-128 to the Kentucky Derby on Saturday
  • Access to The Derby Club at the hotel, featuring deluxe continental breakfast, all day refreshments, hors d'voueres with top shelf, full service premium bar each evening
  • Round-trip track transfers
  • Credential holder and Lanyard
  • $50 Gift Card (per room) to use at any Fourth Street Live Vendor

Double: $4395 Triple: $3195  Quad: $3095
Single: $7995 C
hild: $995  Extra Night: Please call
All rates are per person-


All packages require a $25 document shipping and handling fee
-Ticket Upgrades Available On Chart Below-
-All package prices include hotel taxes-

Note: Kentucky Derby is a major event. Tickets in different areas of the track come out at different times.  We send out documents to everyone atleast 10 days in advance. If the tickets are not included with your documents, they will be delivered to you at your hotel or left for you at the front desk to pick up upon check-in. 
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-Horseshoe Package-
May 1st - 4th

  • Three nights at the Marriott Downtown - Concierge Level Room, located about 5 miles from Churchill Downs
  • Concierge Level Lounge includes Buffet Breakfast, all day snacks and access to private cash bar
  • Credential holder and Lanyard  Round-trip track transfers*
  • Friday - First Floor Grandstand tickets - Sections 126-128 to the Kentucky Oaks -or-  your choice of a Kentucky Horse Farm Tour, Kentucky Bourbon Tour or a combo Horse Farm/Bourbon Tour  (see below for more info) 
  • First Floor Grandstand tickets - Sections 126-128 to the Kentucky Derby on Saturday
  • $50 Gift Card (per room) to use at any Fourth Street Live Vendor

Double: $4495 Triple: $3295  Quad: $3195
Single: $8095 C
hild: $995  Extra Night: Please call
All rates are per person-


All packages require a $25 document shipping and handling fee
-Ticket Upgrades Available On Chart Below-
-All package prices include hotel taxes-

Note: Kentucky Derby is a major event. Tickets in different areas of the track come out at different times.  We send out documents to everyone atleast 10 days in advance. If the tickets are not included with your documents, they will be delivered to you at your hotel or left for you at the front desk to pick up upon check-in. 
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-Trainer Package-
May 2nd - 4th

  • Two nights at the La Quinta Hotel, located about 8 miles from Churchill Downs & Downtown 
  • Avis Two day full size car rental
  • First Floor Grandstand tickets - Sections 126-128 to the Kentucky Derby on Saturday

Double: $1195 Triple: $995 Quad: $895
Single: $1895 C
hild: $595 Extra Night: Please call
All rates are per person-

All packages require a $25 document shipping and handling fee
-Ticket Upgrades Available On Chart Below-
-All package prices include hotel taxes-
-All package prices do NOT include car rental taxes and misc fees-

Note: Kentucky Derby is a major event. Tickets in different areas of the track come out at different times.  We send out documents to everyone atleast 10 days in advance. If the tickets are not included with your documents, they will be delivered to you at your hotel or left for you at the front desk to pick up upon check-in.
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-Kentucky Derby Deposit Requirements-

Book your travel package for as low as $199 per person
50% deposit on balance due on or before Sept. 1st
Final Payment due on or before March. 1st

*
All deposits are non-refundable

Permitted Items on Kentucky Derby and Oaks Days

(with changes and adjustments from 2012 in bold)

Banned Items on Kentucky Derby and Oaks Days

(with changes and adjustments from 2012 in bold)

  • Food items in clear plastic bags (maximum size 18” X 18” - no trash bags)*
  • “Box” lunches in clear plastic bags or containers (maximum size 18” X 18” - no trash bags)
  • Water and soft drinks – plastic bottles only (sealed, clear and unopened)
  • Purses, but none larger than 12” in any dimension (subject to search)
  • Baby/diaper bags – only if accompanied by a child (subject to search)
  • Small cameras – none equipped with detachable lenses or lenses of 6” or more **
  • Binoculars
  • Sunscreen (non-glass containers only)
  • Small personal music systems, radios and televisions** (No boom boxes)
  • Cellular phones, smartphones and tablets**
  • Binoculars
  • Seat cushions (without back)
  • Strollers (ONLY if carrying a child)
  • Chairs (Gate 3 ONLY)
  • Blankets & tarpaulins (Gates 1 & 3 ONLY)

* Limit of two bags per person ** Patrons could be required to turn on electronic items

  • COOLERS (Styrofoam coolers, ice available at infield purchase points)
  • CANS (any size or type), glass bottles or containers
  • POP UP OR PATRON TENTS – no poles or stakes of any kind
  • Camcorders
  • Cameras with detachable lenses, or equipped with a lens that is 6” or longer
  • Tripods
  • Purses larger than 12” in any dimension
  • Grills
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Thermoses
  • Backpacks
  • Luggage (includes briefcases)
  • Duffel bags
  • Wagons
  • Umbrellas
  • Weapons (including knives)
  • Fireworks, noisemakers, air horns, laser lights/pointers, mace or pepper sprays

 

Kentucky Derby & Oaks Ticket Upgrades
Prices are additional per person with purchase of one of the above travel packages

 

Derby

Oaks

1st Floor Grandstands: Sec. 126-128

-incl-

-incl-

                                                        Sec. 121-123

$200

$75

                                                        Sec. 119-120

$350

$100

1st Floor Clubhouse:        Sec. 111-112 *

$450

$200

                                                         Sec. 113-115*

$750

$300

                                                         Sec. 116-118*

$1050

$500

                                                         Sec. 119 
                                  (w/ access to 3rd Floor Clubhouse)

$1100

$500

2nd Floor Grandstands: Sec. 224-225

$250

$100

                                                         Sec. 221-223

$350

$300

  2nd Floor Clubhouse:    Sec. 218-220* w/access to 3rd Floor Clubhouse

$1200

$900

3rd Floor Grandstands: Sec. 324-325

$600

$200

                                                         Sec. 322-323

$750

$300

3rd Floor Clubhouse:       Sec. 312-313*

$1200

$350

                                                         Sec. 314 & 319-321*

$1400

$450

                                                         Sec. 315 & 318*

$1650

$800

                                                         Sec. 316-317*

$3100

$900

3rd Floor Clubhouse Walk Arounds
 (no reserved seat)

$300

$300

Matt Winn Room

$1900

$600

Interior Premium (indoor box seating, waiter service)

$2800

$900

Champions Room (includes food only)

$1050

$400

Silks Room (includes food only)

$1050

$400

4th, 5th, or 6th Sky Terrace
Sec. 413-414; 513-514; 613-614 (Table Seating)

$2850

$800

4th, 5th, or 6th Clubhouse-Millionaire's Row 

$3750

$1200

Turf Club (no access to viewing deck on derby day, food and drinks included)

$4950

$1500

Turf Club Terrace Walk Arounds
(Add-On - Must have 3rd fl clubhouse or walk around ticket to gain access)

$1400

$700

Gold Room (table Seating, food and drinks included)

$3750

$1000

Churchill Downs Transfer Information
(if applicable)
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Round-trip track transfers to Churchill Downs provided by Sandollar Shuttle Service. Pick up points downtown are the Galt House Hotel and Hyatt Regency Hotel.
If staying at Marriott, please make your way to the Hyatt Regency, just one block away.
Shuttle will pick up at Crowne Plaza hotel.
Shuttles run continuously all day on an average of every 15 minutes.

Friday Guided Tours
(if not attending Oaks Race)


Each tour departs The Galt House Hotel Downtown at 8am and returns to the hotel at 4:30pm
*Parking and Lunch not included*

-Kentucky Derby Parties-
-Prices are additional per person-
-with purchase of package only-

Barnstable-Brown Party: $1,250 net per person (Black Tie)

Need help with airfare?
Please conact our friends at ARTA Travel
(800) 678-ARTA

 


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