General admission: $40 Gates open: 8 a.m.First post time: 10:30 a.m. Derby time: About 6:24 p.m.
From Lexington: Take Interstate 64 West to Interstate 264 West. On I264, take exit 10 (Third St./Southern Parkway). Turn right, going north on Third Street or Southern Parkway, to Central Avenue.
Parking: All spots at the track were sold in advance. Nearby parking is available at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium and Kentucky Exposition Center. Parking also is available downtown.
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Miller Trailways parking shuttle (round trip): $10 from stadium, $15 from exposition center, $20 from downtown.
allowed at Downs
New rules on security since the Boston Marathon bombing.
■ Food items in clear plastic bags (maximum size 18" X 18", no trash bags); Limit two per person.
■ "Box" lunches in clear plastic bags or containers (maximum size 18" X 18" - no trash bags)
■ Water and soft drinks — plastic bottles only (sealed, clear and unopened)
■ Purses, but none larger than 12" in any dimension (subject to search)
■ Baby/diaper bags — only if accompanied by a child (subject to search)
■ Small cameras — none equipped with detachable lenses or lenses of 6" or more
■ Sunscreen (non-glass containers only)
■ Small personal music systems, radios and televisions. No boom boxes. Patrons may be required to turn on electronic items.
■ Cellular phones, smartphones and tablets
■ Seat cushions (without back)
■ Strollers (ONLY if carrying a child)
■ Chairs (Gate 3 ONLY)
■ Blankets & tarpaulins (Gates 1 & 3 ONLY)
Not allowed at Downs
■ Coolers (Styrofoam coolers, ice available at infield)
■ Cans (any size or type), glass bottles or containers
■ Pop-up or patron tents: — no poles or stakes of any kind
■ Cameras with detachable lenses, or equipped with a lens that is 6" or longer
■ Purses larger than 12" in any dimension
■ Alcoholic beverages
■ Luggage (includes briefcases)
■ Duffel bags
■ Weapons (including knives)
■ Fireworks, noisemakers, air horns, laser lights/pointers, mace or pepper sprays
Kentucky Derby coverage: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. EDT
Undercard races: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. EDT
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Undercard stakes races: 2-4 and 5-7 p.m. EDT
Kentucky Derby 139: 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. EDT
7500 Turfway Rd., Florence, one hour north of Lexington. From I-75, take Exit 182 (Turfway Road).
Gates open: 10 a.m.
Information: (859) 371-0200 or 1-800-733-0200; Turfway.com
4201 Versailles Rd., Lexington
General admission: $5, free for ages 12 and younger
Gates open: 9 a.m.
Information: (859) 254-3412; Keeneland.com