On Oaks Day and Derby Day, the Superfecta is a $1.00 minimum wager. Trifecta, Pick-3, Pick-4 and Pick-5 wagers are $. 50 minimum straight bets. The Pick-6 is a $2.00 minimum wager.
How much is a ticket for the Kentucky Derby?
Reserved seating for Kentucky Derby 150 at Churchill Downs starts at $650, while general admission, standing-room-only tickets start at $275. Here's some essential information about your ticket options for the 150th Run for the Roses.
How does the betting work for the Kentucky Derby?
The most common bet placed is a Win. It's quite simple; you collect if your chosen horse wins the race. A Place is a punter hedging their bets: the horse they've selected must finish in 1st or 2nd place in order for them to collect. Similarly with a Show bet, though this bet covers 1st, 2nd and 3rd places respectively.
Is general admission at the Kentucky Derby worth it?
Think all-day tailgate party. Pack a lawn chair or blanket and watch the races on a big screen. General admission tickets are the cheapest way to see the Derby and run $87 this year for both Oaks and Derby. But you'll only catch a fraction of a glimmer of a live horse and instead watch the races on that big screen.
How much did a $2 bet win at the Kentucky Derby?
Wagers paid out $32.42 on a $2 bet to win, $14.58 to place and $9.08 on the horse. Two Phil's, the Jeff Ruby Steaks winner, paid $10.44 and $6.52. Angel of Empire, the 4-1 post-time favorite, finished third with a late charge and paid $4.70.
Can I resell Kentucky Derby tickets?
Due to the sheer size of the event, we do not have the ability to re-issue lost or forgotten tickets. We also do not have a 'will-call' booth. Please note the only authorized place to buy & resell Kentucky Derby and Oaks tickets is the Kentucky Derby Ticket Exchange.