Kentucky Derby Hotel Rooms
Kentucky Oaks: Friday, September 4th, 2020
Kentucky Derby: Saturday, September 5th, 2020
Searching for A Kentucky Derby Hotel near Louisville?
We offer rooms at much lower cost around Kentucky Derby time. We are a short drive from Churchill Downs and very easily accessible. Visit our Bookings page and see what Kentucky Derby Hotel deals we have!
Churchill downs is just a short 36 mile drive from Eagles Motel in Taylorsville, KY. We have updated rooms as well as a multitude of local attractions and eateries. While you are visiting for the Kentucky Derby be sure to visit local distilleries on the Bourbon trail. Ask us about large group and event bookings.
Call (502) 477-8226 today and learn about our KY Derby Specials!
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Kentucky Derby History
The Kentucky Derby is said to be the most exciting 2 minutes in sports. But when did the Kentucky Derby first start and how has it grown throughout the years? 1875 is when Churchill downs officially opened and started the Kentucky Derby in Louisville. The first race course in Kentucky was built in 1789 located in Lexington, KY. Since opening in 1875 Churchill downs has grown year after year but the history and traditions have stayed true.
The Kentucky Derby has a field of 20 horses that compete as part of the triple crown. Don’t forget to grab a Mint Julip and dress to the nines in the most exciting 2 minutes in sports. Book your Kentucky Derby room today with Eagles Motel.
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