Rescheduled online sale of Kentucky Derby, Oaks tickets set
A limited number of two-day ticket packages to this year's Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks (G1) will go on sale at http://tickets.churchilldowns.com on Wednesday (January 6) at noon (EST).
The online sale of Derby and Oaks inventory was originally scheduled for December 16, but was delayed by a potential data error.
"After exhaustive testing, we're ready to go, and we fully anticipate our limited inventory to move fast," Churchill Downs Racetrack President Kevin Flanery.
A total of 3,000 seats have been allocated for this online exclusive and include:
* Third-floor clubhouse box seats in sections 312-314 and access to the Secretariat Lounge, an exclusive, upscale, indoor hospitality area that will feature premium gourmet food, an open bar, televisions, betting kiosks and live music between races (50 boxes or 300 seats which range from $6,132-$6,390 per six-seat box);
* First-floor clubhouse box seats in section 111 (166 boxes or 996 seats which cost $1,500 per six-seat box);
* Second-floor grandstand bleacher seats in sections 222-225 (300 seats which range from $214-$225 per seat); and
* First-floor grandstand bleacher seats in sections 121-128 (1,404 seats which range from $172-$207 per seat).
Ticket prices vary based on location. There is a purchase limit of six seats or one box per order. Those who want to purchase box seats must purchase the entire box, which includes seats for six. Tickets must be purchased with a Visa credit or debit card. Minimal ticket processing charges will apply.
This offer is exclusive to http://tickets.churchilldowns.com; no sales will be made in person or by submitting letters, e-mail or telephone calls to Churchill Downs.