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Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky

  • Sightseeing travel tip
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Distance from city center: 0.6mi
luci's pictureby luci Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 24th of November, 2010
We took the behind-the-scenes tour when we visited the Churchill Downs, which has been the home of the Kentucky Derby for ten of years, and it was worth every penny and effort. We saw the millionaires' lounge, the media area, the locker rooms and winners circle, all followed by an insightful description that just made you wan to know more.

Being so close to downtown Kentucky it a really easily accessible place either you go visiting by car or bus or by foot. And if you are already there, do visit the beautiful race grounds where so many horses became legends.

700 Central Ave, Louisville, KY 40208, USA

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