The second best day for horse racing besides Derby is the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs! Held each year the day before the Kentucky Derby, the Kentucky Oaks premieres three year old fillies. The Kentucky Oaks is the fourth highest attended race in the U.S. Don’t miss your chance to witness greatness and dress in pink!
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.