Historic Churchill Downs, home to The Kentucky Derby, and the famous twin spires situated high above the grandstand, is a place legends are made. Although it is best known for the derby, on a daily basis it is a thoroughbred race track featuring live racing and simulcasting. The Fall Meet runs from the end of Oct. – the end of Nov. The Spring Meets run from the end of Apr. through early July. The track is usually dark, track talk for not running, on Mon. and Tues. Call for exact dates and times.