The Kentucky Derby, aka “the most exciting two minutes in sports” is an experience everyone needs to have while in Louisville. You must experience the fashion, the drinks and the betting! Established by Meriwether Lewis Clark Jr. the Kentucky Derby has existed for 147 years and seems to get better every year.
Historical Wilder Park
A suburb near Churchill Downs, Wilder Park was once home to Greenland race course, the sister track to Churchill Downs. The very first homes were built off Southern Parkway in 1891. There is a memorial for South Louisville veterans who fought in the World War II.