Affirmed Lounge

Named for the 11th and most recent winner of the Triple Crown, ‘Affirmed' who won the 1978 Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes, taking the Derby with a final time of 2:01 1/5!

Hospitality Venues : Affirmed Lounge

  • Hospitality Center: Deluxe
  • Date: May 2nd and 3rd, 2014
  • Time: 8am-5:30pm – Oaks | 8am – 6pm - Derby
  • Location: Kentucky Derby Museum at Gate 1


The Affirmed Lounge is an exclusive Deluxe in-track full hospitality party venue located in the Kentucky Derby Museum’s Derby Café and Oaks Garden Tent located at Gate 1.

This luxurious in-track climate controlled venue is where Derby Experiences’ guests are able to go to enjoy comfortable open seating, a complimentary gourmet lunch and unlimited beer and wine & soft drinks (cocktails available for purchase).

Complete with live wagering tellers, a private restroom and the opportunity to mingle with a legendary celebrity Jockey on the day of The Kentucky Derby and more all without missing a second of the Races, thanks to the multiple simulcast TV. This VIP party venue completes the ultimate Derby Experience!

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  • Access to the Affirmed Lounge: Exclusive in-track Deluxe Hospitality Venue
  • Celebrity Jockey Meet & Greet
  • Gourmet Lunch Buffet (11am-4pm)
  • Complimentary Beer, Wine & Soft Drinks
    (8am - 5:30pm Oaks Day | 8am - 6pm Derby Day)
    Cocktails available for purchase
  • Live Wagering Tellers
  • Simulcast TV Coverage
  • Private Restrooms


Derby Experiences Affirmed Lounge