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Churchill Downs launches new website, partners with Ticketmaster

Should make purchasing tickets easier

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 25, 2015) — Churchill Downs Racetrack (CDRT) on Monday announced it has launched a newly designed website, and has also entered a partnership with Ticketmaster to make purchasing tickets online easier for the Derby and Oaks and the September and Fall Meets.

downsThe new design of www.KentuckyDerby.com offers descriptions, photos and maps of the Kentucky Derby’s many ticket options and explains the different ways to purchase tickets in order to assist fans in researching their options before making a purchase.

The website also provides comprehensive information and imagery to tell the story of the Kentucky Derby and Oaks. Visitors can learn about past and present contenders, trainers, owners and jockeys; the rich history and tradition of the Derby, the Oaks and Churchill Downs; how to wager; tips and recipes for throwing your own Kentucky Derby viewing party at home; and purchase Kentucky Derby merchandise online.

Through Ticketmaster fans will be able to securely purchase and manage tickets online and on mobile devices, purchase General Admission tickets at any Ticketmaster location nationwide and be assured that the legitimacy of their tickets is guaranteed. The partnership also provides online and telephone customer service seven days a week, so fans will be able to get help with their ticket purchases whenever they need it.

“We are excited to bring the benefits of partnering with Ticketmaster to our fans,” said Sarah Contardo, vice president of ticketing, CDRT. “The partnership and our new website will make it easier for our fans to learn about the different Kentucky Derby experiences available, find the one that is right for them and purchase their tickets easily and with confidence.”