The Kentucky Derby or “Run for the Roses” is an annual horse race which takes place in, Kentucky on 29 May – 6 April 2023 – it is the super bowl of the racing world! The race caps off the Kentucky Derby Festival which lasts two weeks before. Arrive in style and charter a Private jet to Kentucky Derby 2023
The race has been running since 1875 and is one of Kentucky’s largest events. The Kentucky Derby is a must see event on the international racing calendar.
The Kentucky Derby takes place at Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky. It takes place here every year and was designated as a National History Landmark in 1986.
Each year, only 20 horses are allowed the chance to run in the Derby. To earn their spots in the race, they must compete in the Road to the Kentucky Derby; A series of races at tracks in the United States.
Kentucky Derby fun facts that will surprise you:
- The traditional drink of the Derby is mint julep
- Alonzo Clayton was the youngest jockey to win in 1892 at 15
- The Derby winner is awarded a blanket sewn with over 400 roses post-race which weighs around 40lbs! Hence why the Derby is also referred to as “The Run for the Roses”
- The race was first televised in 1952
- Only 3 year old horses are allowed to complete in the Kentucky Derby
Arrive in Style by Private Jet Charter
Arrive in style by chartering a Private jet to Kentucky Derby 2023 with Admiral Jet! We will arrange on-demand private jets or helicopters for the event to get you from your location to the the Derby, quickly and in style. Arriving into either Louisville International (SDF) or Bowman Field (LOU) which are both located within a 10 miles radius of Churchill Downs racetrack. Additionally, ground transport can also be organised by the team to take you from the tarmac to the track.
Admiral Jet make your travel as safe and stress free as possible. Our ground transportation team will take care of your every need once your private flight has landed, taking you wherever you need to go in one of our luxury chauffeured vehicles avoiding the busy main terminals.
Your Personal Account Manager will ensure you have everything you need for your private flight, food from your favourite restaurant or a certain drink you enjoy; no problem just let the team know.
Contact Admiral Jet for your Private Jet to Louisville, Kentucky for this year’s Kentucky Derby.