The Kentucky Derby

Join us for ‘the most exciting two minutes in sports’ for the Kentucky Oaks and Derby.
The Kentucky Oaks is America’s premier and most lucrative race for 3-year fillies, held each year on the day before the Kentucky Derby. This feature race is a $1 Million Grade 1 stakes race. The Kentucky Derby is a Grade 1 stakes race for 3-year old thoroughbreds.

Price

4 nights from £4,795 per person
Single Supplement £225 per night.

Itinerary

Wednesday 01 May
Depart: London Heathrow, BA1542 12:15 hrs
Arrive: Chicago 15:05 hrs
Depart: Chicago, BA4921 16:50 hrs
Arrive: Lexington 19:05 hrs

On arrival you will be transferred to the Hilton Lexington where accommodation has been reserved for four nights on a room only* basis (*breakfast included on Friday & Saturday only)

Thursday 02 May
Discover the roots of horse racing in the central Kentucky area today with a tour of horse farms along with a world-renowned distillery.
Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Dinner, buffet-style and entertaining speakers from the horse racing industry.

Friday 03 May
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel this morning, before setting off to Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Oaks!

Saturday 04 May
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel this morning, before setting off to Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby!

Sunday 05 May
You will be transferred from your hotel to Lexington Airport.
Depart: Lexington, BA6979 11:44 hrs
Arrive: Chicago 12:24 hrs
Depart: Chicago, BA294 17:00 hrs

Monday 06 May
Arrive: London Heathrow 06:50 hrs

Accommodation

Hilton Lexington


The Hilton Lexington overlooks Triangle Park and Victorian Square. Within easy walking distance is downtown Lexington with its bars and restaurants. The rooms at the Hilton Lexington offer contemporary decor and modern conveniences.                                                              

 

Tour Highlights

• Experience the most exciting two minutes in sports at Churchill Downs!
• Visit horse farms & a distillery • Enjoy a Welcome Dinner with entertaining speakers from the horse racing industry.

Additional Info

Seating location at Churchill Downs
We have secured Clubhouse seats for both Derby and Oaks days. 

Please note, this tour will not be escorted by a Horse Racing Abroad Representative. You will be looked after in resort by our local agents.

Price Includes

• Scheduled flights with British Airways/American Airlines • Transfers throughout • Twin/Double accommodation at the Hilton Lexington • Breakfast on Friday and Saturday • Clubhouse Seats for the Kentucky Derby/Oaks • Tour of horse farms/distillery • Assistance of our local representatives throughout

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