Churchill Downs

700 Central Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky 

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Casino opened:May 4, 1895
Self parking:Yes


Hotels: Louisville Hotels



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Churchill Downs Review

Churchill Downs Racetrack is located in Louisville, Kentucky with live horse racing on two tracks. Live racing is available Thursday-Sunday in season. Simulcast betting is open year round beginning at noon daily.

Home of racing's most venerable event, the Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs is steeped in history going back to the 1870's with official races beginning in 1895.

The derby runs the first Saturday in May and offers visitors the "most exciting two minutes in sports."

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Gaming at Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs is the home of the Kentucky Derby. Racing Thursday-Sunday and simulcast betting is available 7 days a week year round. The annual Spring Meet generally runs from April 25th to June 27th, give or take a day or two either way.

Even if you can't get one of the 150,000+ seats for the legendary Run for the Roses, any true equestrian fan should visit this venue at least once in their lifetime. It's race day, so dress the part!

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Contact information


Phone (502) 636-4400
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Twitter @churchilldowns

Group Sales

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Casino hours

Sunday 11:30am to Close
Monday 11:30am to Close
Tuesday 11:30am to Close
Wednesday 11:30am to Close
Thursday 11:30am to Close
Friday 11:30am to Close
Saturday 11:30am to Close

Dining & Restaurants

Matt Winn Dining Room

  • Serving: Cafe/Variety

Although there are dozens of dining opportunities at Churchill Downs, most people will point you to the Matt Winn Dining Room. Here you will find a Chef’s Table gourmet buffet, or choose from the a la carte dining menu. Either way, there is plenty of room, even during crowded derby says!

There are plenty of cash-bars, self-service wagering machines, and mutuel tellers available throughout the venue. You can also watch races on any of the easy to see tele-monitors.

Matt Winn Dining Room is located on the Third Floor Clubhouse.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: (502) 636-4450
  • Takes reservations
  • Buffet
  • Good for groups


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Churchill Downs Casino Jobs

Guest Services / Programs at Churchill Downs Racetrack

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:54:17 GMT

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Oversee all program sales and service, gate ticket scanners, and seasonal staff completely during both live racing and simulcasting.

Teller - Churchill Downs at U.S. Bank

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:19:48 GMT

Teller - Churchill Downs. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work....

Program Runner at Churchill Downs Racetrack

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 18:42:10 GMT

Must be able to work from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun and 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Opening Night and on Downs After Dark Racing nights during...

Lobby Attendant at Churchill Downs Racetrack

Fri, 08 Apr 2016 23:40:01 GMT

Greet patrons as they enter Churchill Downs Racetrack. Churchill Downs Racetrack is seeking professional individuals to serve as Lobby Attendants throughout the...

Elevator Operators at Churchill Downs Racetrack

Fri, 08 Apr 2016 23:40:04 GMT

SUMMARY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operates the elevator to ensure that customers are safely escorted to various areas of the facility. Opens and closes doors of

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