Delight in the horse capital of the world with an exclusive Kentucky Derby experience in Lexington. Enjoy downtown accommodations at the Lexington Marriott City Center while exploring what makes the Run for the Roses a truly special event including the Belle of Louisville, the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, working horse farm tours, Keeneland race track, and more! Sit front and center for all the excitement on Derby Day, take in the sights, grandeur (and hats!!) at Churchill Downs. This specialty tour offers an unforgettable way to experience “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports”.
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28
Arrival Day – Check into the Lexington Marriott City Center or Hyatt Regency Lexington and meet SET Staff to pick up souvenirs and on-site travel documents. Evening welcome reception at the Marriott featuring a guest speaker from the horse industry, heavy hors d’oeuvres and open bar.
THURSDAY, APRIL 29
Early morning departure for Louisville where guests will enjoy a breakfast excursion on the Belle of Louisville and Mary M Miller river paddle boats in Louisville. The group will then head to an area distillery for a tour and an inside look at the famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Lunch is provided
between the tours. Return to the hotel mid-afternoon. Evening is at leisure to enjoy downtown Lexington.
FRIDAY, APRIL 30
Early morning departure with grab and go breakfast to Keeneland to see the facility and the opportunity to see morning workouts trackside. After touring Keeneland, head to a selection of horse farms for tours. Lunch is provided between the tours. Return to the hotel early afternoon and pick-up Derby tickets. Evening is at leisure to enjoy downtown Lexington.
SATURDAY, MAY 1
Early morning breakfast buffet in a private dining room at the Marriott or Hyatt with a professional photographer on hand to have your picture taken in your Derby finest! Motorcoach transfers to Louisville for the Kentucky Derby. After the day at Churchill Downs and the Run for the Roses,
depart Louisville for the Marriott or Hyatt. Late evening return.
SUNDAY, MAY 2
Departure Day – Check out of the Marriott or Hyatt and have a safe trip home!
• Four (4) nights deluxe hotel accommodations at the Lexington Marriott City Center or the Hyatt Regency Lexington
• Check-in: Wednesday, April 28th
• Check-out: Sunday, May 2nd
• Welcome table with SET Staff
• Welcome reception with expert horse racing industry speaker including food and drinks
• Full Breakfast daily on tour days (Thursday breakfast on the Belle of Louisville | Friday grab
and go breakfast at the hotel | Saturday breakfast buffet at the hotel)