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Kentucky Derby Schedule

The Kentucky Derby 2018 - indeed any Kentucky Derby - is guaranteed to send a chill of admiration through you, when you picture the history and tradition inherent here. Tickets for Kentucky Derby are coveted by all in the horse racing sphere, and a Kentucky Derby ticket has been known to fetch incredible amounts of money, such is the appetite. A Kentucky Derby infield ticket can fetch prices you would be amazed at, but it is no surprise, as this magical event has captured the hearts of equestrian America. This year is expected to be a big one on the equestrian circuit, with quite a few interesting competitors chomping at the bit for a place among the glorified winners. Kentucky Derby Grade 1 stakes will be there for you to enjoy; to live, to breathe. Come along and sample the festival! Don't forget to the other two legs of the Triple Crown with 2018 Preakness Stakes tickets and 2018 Belmont Stakes tickets from Ticket Liquidator!

Kentucky Derby Tickets - Passport to the Sport of Kings and their Steeds! So head to the center of the American horse world, take your place amid the piled tiers, towering spires, and cacophony of excitement that always perfuses the Kentucky Derby. The much lamented 2006 Derby winner, Barbaro, was laid to rest in a special memorial site at the course. Barbaro died after a long battle with the disease laminitis, a deterioration of the support proteins which hold the hoof to the foot. He will be missed by all of us who enjoy a great horse race, and Churchill Downs is most appropriate as a final resting place for a horse of his class. Horses, and horse-racing, is such an interesting and complex topic that one could talk for hours about it. The history of horse evolution and domestication alone takes up a volume thicker than War and Peace! Buy Kentucky Derby tickets, and see these majestic animals power their way to the finish, on their mighty hooves - which are actually the nail of one huge toe, evolved over millions of years of evolution. Horses are interesting, exciting creatures, and the people responsible for maintaining the sport are always proud to hold an important race meeting. The Kentucky Derby is the biggest of them all, so buy Churchill Downs tickets and be King for a day! Horse racing - the Sport of Kings - is one of life's true pleasures, and the fabled Kentucky Derby is undoubtedly one of the global high spots on the racing calendar. Churchill Downs, the racecourse of dreams, is where you'll be headed if you buy Kentucky Derby tickets, for a day of excellence among some of America's most discerning breeders and horsey folk. What more could you ask?

Churchill Downs, Louisiville, Kentucky

Churchill Downs is the world’s best-loved and storied racetrack. The Downs has held thoroughbred racing and hosted America’s most prestigious horse-race, the Kentucky Derby, for over 135 years, no mean feat indeed. Louisville, Kentucky is the place to to go with your Kentucky Derby tickets, to sample the technological, cultural, and aesthetic appeal of Churchill Downs, where the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby will take place on Saturday, May 6, 2016. Who doesn't want to mingle with the jet-set and earthy horse-dealers, as they speak their lingo and revel in the kingliness of the great occasion? Tickets to the Kentucky Derby are for those quick enough and knowledgeable enough in racing affairs to buy early, and party down! For more info on horse races, check out our horse racing page for some upcoming races on the 2018 schedule.

Kentucky Derby Winners (1970-Current)

2017: Always Dreaming
2016: Nyquist
2015: American Pharoah
2014: California Chrome
2013: Orb
2012: I'll Have Another
2011: Animal Kingdom
2010: Super Saver
2009: Mine That Bird
2008: Big Brown
2007: Street Sense
2006: Barbaro
2005: Giacomo
2004: Smarty Jones
2003: Funny Cide
2002: War Emblem
2001: Monarchos
2000: Fusaichi Pegasus
1999: Charismatic
1998: Real Quiet
1997: Silver Charm
1996: Grindstone
1995: Thunder Gulch

1994: Go for Gin
1993: Sea Hero
1992: Lil E. Tee
1991: Strike the Gold
1990: Unbridled
1989: Sunday Silence
1988: Winning Colors
1987: Alysheba
1986: Ferdinand
1985: Spend A Buck
1984: Swale
1983: Sunny's Halo
1982: Gato Del Sol
1981: Pleasant Colony
1980: Genuine Risk
1979: Spectacular Bid
1978: Affirmed
1977: Seattle Slew
1976: Bold Forbes
1975: Foolish Pleasure
1974: Cannonade
1973: Secretariat
1972: Riva Ridge
1971: Canonero II
1970: Dust Commander

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