A big day is planned for the 148th running of the Kentucky Derby.
No Live Racing
7 AM – Gates Open (5th Floor Opens)
- Free Admission & Free Parking
- Free Churchill Downs Program
- 7:30 AM – First race from Churchill Downs
- 11 AM – Floors 2 & 3 open
- 11:30 AM – Derby Party on Track Level begins
- DJ Music between races on track level near the Winner’s Circle
- All concessions and bars open (Mint Juleps available)
- Hat Contest. Winners announced at 3:30 PM
3:57 PM – Kentucky Derby Post Time
5:30 PM – Final race from Churchill Downs. Party on track level concludes. Floors 2 & 3 close.