Kentucky Derby Tickets

The Kentucky Derby is billed as the most exciting two minutes in sports. Held every year on the first Saturday in May at the World famous Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, the most glamorous horse racing event of the year draws spectators from all over the world. First run in 1875, as part of a four race series, the Kentucky Derby began to grow in prominence after the turn of the century, shifting the epicenter of the racing world to Churchill Downs. Getting to the Kentucky Derby can be a once in a lifetime experience, so if you want Infield Derby tickets or any of the other great Kentucky Derby seating choices, GoTickets can help you get your 2017 Kentucky Derby Tickets today!

Kentucky Derby
May. 5, 2018
Saturday, 8:00 AM
Louisville, KY
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What will the date be for the Kentucky Derby in 2017? The Derby is always on the first Saturday of May, so May 6th, 2017 will be the date.

Serving up plenty of food, fashion and fast-paced action, the Kentucky Derby is world-renowned for its festivities. The 2017 Kentucky Derby is certain to be no exception. To be held on May 6, 2017 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY, Kentucky Derby 2017 will continue a long-standing tradition. Held annually on the first Saturday of May, this horse race claims to be the oldest continually-held sporting event in the United States.

Have you ever wondered why 150,000 people show up at Churchill Downs in Louisville on the first Saturday in May for the Kentucky Derby? After all, horse racing is not nearly as popular as the NFL, NBA, MLB or college basketball, yet more people go to the Kentucky Derby than the Super Bowl, NCAA Final Four and an NBA Finals game combined. The 1 ¼-mile race truly is the “most exciting two minutes in sports,” but there’s much more to the Kentucky Derby than just a horse race. There is the amazing pageantry, celebrities galore, remarkable hats, and of course mint juleps. GoTickets it the best place to get Kentucky Derby tickets, whether you want to experience the prestige of Millionaire’s Row or find something a little more affordable in the Churchill Downs grandstand. We also have Kentucky Derby infield tickets if you want to experience one of the biggest parties anywhere in the world.

Horse racing has been searching for a Triple Crown winner since the ’70s, when Secretariat, Seattle Slew and Affirmed all made history by winning the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes. But no one has done it since then, including the latest Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom. Maybe it will finally happen this time, and you can say you were there to see it start with Kentucky Derby tickets from GoTickets. And you can follow the entire Triple Crown with Preakness Stakes tickets and Belmont Stakes tickets.

One of the great things about having Kentucky Derby seats is that you can actually leave the racetrack with more money than you came with. That’s not likely to happen at the World Series or Super Bowl, but at the Kentucky Derby you can win a bundle if you pick the winner. Just a $2 bet on Animal Kingdom in the last Kentucky Derby would have returned more than $40, and if you picked the trifecta with the top three horses you would have collected nearly $4,000. Even if you don’t know how to read the program, you can always bet on your favorite name or color. Get your Kentucky Derby tickets and Kentucky Oaks tickets from GoTickets.

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