Kentucky Derby

05 May 2018

Overview


Labelled the ‘most exciting two minutes in sport’, The Kentucky Derby is one of the world’s most famous horse races and is the first leg of the legendary American Triple Crown. Every year, on the first Saturday in May, over 150,000 people gather under the Twin Spires at Churchill Downs to experience what Forbes describe as one of the “Greatest Bucket-list Sporting Events” in America.

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Saturday 5th May 2018

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Courtyard Lexington Package

Thu 03 May 2018 - Sun 06 May 2018

  • First Floor Sections 126-128

    Kentucky Derby & Oaks

  • Courtyard by Marriott Lexington Keeneland/Airport

    3 Nights Accommodation in a Twin Room

£2,695.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Hotel information


The Courtyard by Marriott Lexington Keeneland/Airport is located just 2 miles from Lexington Airport and just over an hour from Churchill Downs.

Your Package Includes


  • Return flights from London Heathrow to Lexington Blue Grass Airport
  • 3 nights accommodation at the Courtyard by Marriott Lexington Keeneland/Airport
  • First Floor Grandstand Tickets to both the Kentucky Derby & Kentucky Oaks
  • Intermediate car hire for duration of trip
  • Round trip raceday shuttle transfers from the Louisville Fairgrounds

Additional Information


Flights

Flights included within the package are indirect flights departing from London Heathrow and flexible timings are available. Alternative UK departure airports and upgraded flights are also available.

Race Tickets

Tickets included within the package are for both The Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks and are based in the Grandstand on the First Floor, sections 126-128. Upgrades are available.

Accommodation

The Courtyard by Marriott Lexington Keeneland/Airport features modern and comfortable guest rooms and the lobby features The Bistro. Eat, drink and connect in the restaurant that serves both breakfast and dinner plus complimentary parking and wifi. The hotel is located about 75 miles from the Churchill Downs and 2 miles from Blue Grass Airport - Lexington (LEX).

The hotel can also provide Triple and Quad occupancy rooms, so if you are travelling as part of a larger group you can receive a discount as follows:

3 People Travelling: £2585/person
4 People Travelling: £2525/person

This package is also available for a single person as follows:

1 Person Travelling: £2995/person

Optional Upgrades


Race Tickets

Ticket upgrades are available as follows:

Kentucky Derby

First Floor Grandstand (121-122): £300/person
First Floor Clubhouse (110-115): £490/person
First Floor Clubhouse (116-118): £900/person
Second Floor (224-225): £230/person
Second Floor (222-223): £375/person
Third Floor (324-325): £675/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (320-321): £1500/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (318-319): £1875/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (317): £2250/person

Kentucky Oaks

First Floor Grandstand (121-122): £150/person
First Floor Clubhouse (110-115): £240/person
First Floor Clubhouse (116-118): £415/person
Second Floor (224-225): £115/person
Second Floor (222-223): £190/person
Third Floor (324-325): £340/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (320-321): £450/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (318-319): £600/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (317): £750/person

Additional Night

Additional nights accommodation are available: price on request

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Comfort Suites Louisville Package

Thu 03 May 2018 - Sun 06 May 2018

  • First Floor Sections 126-128

    Kentucky Derby & Oaks

  • Comfort Suites Louisville Airport

    3 Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Twin Room

£3,195.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Hotel information


The Comfort Suites Louisville is conveniently located just 5 miles from the airport and 8 miles from Churchill Downs so is the ideal location for your short break.

Your Package Includes


  • Return flights from London Heathrow to Louisville International Airport
  • 3 nights accommodation at the Comfort Suites Louisville Airport
  • Breakfast each morning
  • First Floor Grandstand Tickets to both the Kentucky Derby & Kentucky Oaks
  • Round trip racecourse transfers on both days
  • Saturday morning hotel visit by track insider with tips to make the most of your Derby experience!

Additional Information


Flights

Flights included within the package are indirect flights departing from London Heathrow and flexible timings are available. Alternative UK departure airports and upgraded flights are also available.

Race Tickets

Tickets included within the package are for both The Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks and are based in the Grandstand on the First Floor, sections 126-128. Upgrades are available.

Accommodation

The Comfort Suites offers the best of true southern hospitality and the extra space you need with inviting guest rooms that include coffee makers, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards, refrigerators and microwaves. Keep your electronic devices charged with the recharge device including AC and USB outlets provided in all guest rooms and complimentary wifi. The hotel is located 8 miles from the Churchill Downs and 5 miles from Louisville Standiford Airport (SDF).

The hotel can also provide Triple and Quad occupancy rooms, so if you are travelling as part of a larger group you can receive a discount as follows:

3 People Travelling: £3095/person
4 People Travelling: £2995/person

This package is also available for a single person as follows:

1 Person Travelling: £3795/person

Optional Upgrades


Race Tickets

Ticket upgrades are available as follows:

Kentucky Derby

First Floor Grandstand (121-122): £300/person
First Floor Clubhouse (110-115): £490/person
First Floor Clubhouse (116-118): £900/person
Second Floor (224-225): £230/person
Second Floor (222-223): £375/person
Third Floor (324-325): £675/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (320-321): £1500/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (318-319): £1875/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (317): £2250/person

Kentucky Oaks

First Floor Grandstand (121-122): £150/person
First Floor Clubhouse (110-115): £240/person
First Floor Clubhouse (116-118): £415/person
Second Floor (224-225): £115/person
Second Floor (222-223): £190/person
Third Floor (324-325): £340/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (320-321): £450/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (318-319): £600/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (317): £750/person

Additional Night

Additional nights accommodation are available: price on request

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Springhill Suites Downtown Package

Thu 03 May 2018 - Sun 06 May 2018

  • First Floor Sections 126-128

    Kentucky Derby & Oaks

  • SpringHill Suites Downtown Hotel

    3 Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Twin Room

£3,795.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Hotel information


The Springhill Suites Downtown Hotel is conveniently located just 5 miles from the airport and 8 miles from Churchill Downs so is the ideal location for your short break.

Your Package Includes


  • Return flights from London Heathrow to Louisville International Airport
  • Round trip Airport Transfers from Louisville Intl Airport
  • 3 nights accommodation at the Springhill Suites Downtown Hotel
  • Breakfast each morning
  • First Floor Grandstand Tickets to both the Kentucky Derby & Kentucky Oaks
  • Round trip racecourse transfers on both days
  • Round trip raceday shuttle transfers from the Louisville Fairgrounds

Additional Information


Flights

Flights included within the package are indirect flights departing from London Heathrow and flexible timings are available. Alternative UK departure airports and upgraded flights are also available.

Race Tickets

Tickets included within the package are for both The Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks and are based in the Grandstand on the First Floor, sections 126-128. Upgrades are available.

Accommodation

The Springhill Suites by Marriott Downtown offers free internet access, luxury bedding, microwave, and mini-fridge an indoor pool, and 24-hour fitness center. The hotel is approximately 8 miles from Churchill Downs and 5 miles Louisville Standiford Airport (SDF).

The hotel can also provide Triple and Quad occupancy rooms, so if you are travelling as part of a larger group you can receive a discount as follows:

3 People Travelling: £3445/person
4 People Travelling: £3295/person

This package is also available for a single person as follows:

1 Person Travelling: £4795/person

Optional Upgrades


Race Tickets

Ticket upgrades are available as follows:

Kentucky Derby

First Floor Grandstand (121-122): £300/person
First Floor Clubhouse (110-115): £490/person
First Floor Clubhouse (116-118): £900/person
Second Floor (224-225): £230/person
Second Floor (222-223): £375/person
Third Floor (324-325): £675/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (320-321): £1500/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (318-319): £1875/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (317): £2250/person

Kentucky Oaks

First Floor Grandstand (121-122): £150/person
First Floor Clubhouse (110-115): £240/person
First Floor Clubhouse (116-118): £415/person
Second Floor (224-225): £115/person
Second Floor (222-223): £190/person
Third Floor (324-325): £340/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (320-321): £450/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (318-319): £600/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (317): £750/person

Additional Night

Additional nights accommodation are available: price on request

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Galt House Downtown Package

Thu 03 May 2018 - Sun 06 May 2018

  • First Floor Sections 126-128

    Kentucky Derby & Oaks

  • The Galt House Downtown Hotel

    3 Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Twin Room

£4,595.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Hotel information


The Galt House Downtown Hotel is Louisville's Only Waterfront Hotel is quite simply the best place to find a unique and authentic experience in our exciting city.

The hotel is conveniently located just 8 miles from Churchill Downs and 5 miles Louisville Airport.

Your Package Includes


  • Return flights from London Heathrow to Louisville International Airport
  • Round trip Airport Transfers from Louisville Intl Airport
  • 3 nights accommodation at The Galt House Downtown
  • Breakfast Friday, Saturday & Sunday
  • First Floor Grandstand Tickets to both the Kentucky Derby & Kentucky Oaks
  • Round trip racecourse transfers on both days

Additional Information


Flights

Flights included within the package are indirect flights departing from London Heathrow and flexible timings are available. Alternative UK departure airports and upgraded flights are also available.

Race Tickets

Tickets included within the package are for both The Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks and are based in the Grandstand on the First Floor, sections 126-128. Upgrades are available.

Accommodation

In the heart of the Louisville Central Business District, featuring exquisite decor, exceptional amenities, and a unique attention to detail, is the historic Galt House. The largest hotel in Kentucky, built in 1972, it is the third incarnation to proudly wear the Galt House name.

Louisville's Only Waterfront Hotel is quite simply the best place to find a unique and authentic experience in our exciting city. Sip some bourbon while taking in spectacular views of the Ohio River. Explore world-renowned cultural encounters at nearby Museum Row, featuring icons such as Muhammad Ali and Louisville Slugger.

The hotel is approximately 8 miles from Churchill Downs and 5 miles Louisville Standiford Airport (SDF).

Please note all rooms comprise of 2 x Queen Beds

The hotel can also provide Triple and Quad occupancy rooms, so if you are travelling as part of a larger group you can receive a discount as follows:

3 People Travelling: £4095/person
4 People Travelling: £3845/person

This package is also available for a single person as follows:

1 Person Travelling: £6345/person

Optional Upgrades


Race Tickets

Ticket upgrades are available as follows:

Kentucky Derby

First Floor Grandstand (121-122): £300/person
First Floor Clubhouse (110-115): £490/person
First Floor Clubhouse (116-118): £900/person
Second Floor (224-225): £230/person
Second Floor (222-223): £375/person
Third Floor (324-325): £675/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (320-321): £1500/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (318-319): £1875/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (317): £2250/person

Kentucky Oaks

First Floor Grandstand (121-122): £150/person
First Floor Clubhouse (110-115): £240/person
First Floor Clubhouse (116-118): £415/person
Second Floor (224-225): £115/person
Second Floor (222-223): £190/person
Third Floor (324-325): £340/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (320-321): £450/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (318-319): £600/person
Third Floor Clubhouse (317): £750/person

Additional Night

Additional nights accommodation are available: price on request

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