In 2013 Churchill Downs will offer new seating options in the first turn for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) and the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).
The Louisville track is introducing a new seating and Section 110 hospitality venue for the 2013 Derby and the Oaks that offers the historic track's first stadium-type seating, hospitality highlighted by limitless food and drink, and a first-turn clubhouse location that provides the track's most breathtaking view of its iconic Twin Spires.
Kentucky Derby and Oaks fans who have registered online at www.churchilldowns/tickets for the opportunity to purchase tickets to the 2013 renewals of those events at Churchill Downs will be contacted via e-mail the morning of Nov. 14 with details of the online offering of more than 3,000 first-turn trackside seats.
Pricing for the two-day ticket package for Kentucky Derby and Oaks will range from $698 for uncovered seats to $799 for seats located under cover.
The seats available in Section 110 are Churchill Downs' first "tip-up" stadium seats, complete with cup-holder. About one-third of 30 ascending rows of seats will be under cover, with easy access from all Section 110 seats to a food and drink concourse and an ample supply of betting windows and restrooms located on its ground floor.
The 139th running of the Kentucky Oaks, America's top race for 3-year-old fillies, is scheduled Friday, May 3, 2013. The Kentucky Derby will be run Saturday, May 4, 2013.
Section 110 is located in an area of the first turn, traditionally referred to as the "Clubhouse turn," that had in recent years been home to the Trackside Village, a two-story hospitality tent constructed specifically for Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks Week entertainment.