View a timeline of the most important dates in the 140 year history of the Kentucky Derby, including when it began, and some of the race's biggest milestones.
The Derby is steeped in traditions, from the dress to the drinks. Learn more about the long running traditions you can enjoy when visiting Churchill Downs.
Find out more about getting to Chruchill Downs, the kinds of seating available, and even how to place your bets on the big race.
To see The Run for The Roses, you need a ticket. We show you where to find tickets from multiple sources so you can find the best deal on your Derby experience.
This is the day for anyone involved with horse. The dream is to win the Kentucky Derby, because there's nothing like it. – Billy Turner, trainer
I'd rather have a bad day at the track than a good day off it, somewhere else. – Johnny Nerud, trainer
No horse can go as fast as the money you bet on him. – Nate Collier, cartoonist