Are There Hospitality Packages Available For the 2018 Kentucky Derby®?

Posted by Jazzy Morgan on Tue, Jan 16, 2018

The Kentucky Derby® is without a doubt America’s most iconic horse racing event, appropriately known as “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sport.” It is the first leg of the prestigious Triple Crown™, which is consists of three races Kentucky Derby®, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes. Immerse yourself amongst 170,000 racing fans with an Official Ticket Package through Derby Experiences, for unmatched excitement at the 2018 Kentucky Derby®.

We are proud to introduce a brand-new hospitality venue, Whirlaway Lounge, located behind the paddock.

Kentucky Derby® Hospitality: Whirlaway Lounge

This new climate-controlled venue comes complete with a one-time lunch buffet between 11:30am and 2pm on Oaks and Derby days with complimentary beer, wine and champagne with the option to purchase cocktails. Guests of the Whirlaway Lounge will also have access to celebrity jockey meet and greets, self, service wagering stations and closed-circuit TV coverage.

Hospitality at the Kentucky Derby

To gain access to our exclusive Whirlaway Lounge, purchase one of the following Official Ticket Packages:

Kentucky Derby® Clubhouse Purple Deluxe Official Ticket Package:

Clubhouse Purple Deluxe package holders will be seated on the 3rd floor of the clubhouse in box seating in sections 312 and 313. Rows A-C are open-air seating and guests can upgrade to covered rows, D and up. These two sections are the last on the third floor, right at the position to see the photo finish.

Kentucky Derby® Grandstand Red Deluxe Official Ticket Package:

Grandstand Red Deluxe provides uncovered, second floor grandstand seating in sections 222, 223, 224 (see seating chart). Located right at the mid-point of the track, guest will be positioned at the perfect vantage point to see the exciting start and the photo-finish.

Kentucky Derby® Grandstand Rose Deluxe Official Ticket Package:

Grandstand Rose Deluxe ticket holders are seated in sections 226, 227, or 228, with unobstructed views of the track from their elevated stadium style tip-up seats which have the perfect vantage point for overlooking the start of the race. Guests will get to witness as the horses take their first leaps out of the starting post and see their final turn as they enter the final stretch of the race. 

Kentucky Derby® Grandstand Green Deluxe Official Ticket Package

Grandstand Green Deluxe ticket holders will experience bench-style seating with views of the main straight on the first floor of the grandstand in sections 121 and 122. Guests will be in the perfect spot to see the exciting moments just before the finish.

Want More Information About Attending the Kentucky Derby® 2018?

Derby Experiences is the ONLY Official Partner of Churchill Downs® and guarantees that your Kentucky Derby® tickets are packaged with exclusive extras that you cannot obtain from anywhere else. We are a full-service travel company that provides unmatched benefits and unparalleled access to the Kentucky Derby®.

Interested in a specific package and want to hear more? We’ve got you covered. Fill out the form or give us a call at 888.384.7088 and we will assign you to an expert sales rep that can answer all your questions.

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