Buy Kentucky Derby Tickets Online - Churchill Downs has some tickets for purchase online with the possibility of more becoming available later. So far general admission for Oaks and Derby days, Infield Club, Marquee Village, and Infield Suites are shown as available, but if you commit to one of those you MIGHT be offered the chance at something else.
Personal Seat License - This gives you the right to buy a ticket for a particular seat for the Derby each year, for a price of course.
Kentucky Derby Seating and Tickets - Tips for coming general admission and where to find a ticket is you can pay the price. If you go, be sure to read what you can and can't bring to the track.
Want Kentucky Derby tickets? - Here's what really happens after you send in your request plus some tips on how not to write your request letter. This is from 2001, so more for historical interest now that they have seat licenses for many of the best tickets.
Bulletin Board - Looking for tickets or have tickets to sell? Come to the bulletin board and post a note. Individuals only, no brokers please!
Churchill Downs Seating Chart - find out where the best seats are located. Note that the infield bleachers are now gone and there are now enclosed suites there. Standing room infield no longer has a view of the stretch.
Jane Dempsey's Kentucky Derby Tours - a 3 or 5 night package tour that includes clubhouse box seats on or near the rail at the Oaks and Derby, hotel, local transportation, backside tour, Derby Museum, Blue Grass Country farm tour, and more. A really nice trip to take and enjoy the whole Derby experience.
Derby Experiences - package tours with hotel, tickets, andn food in just about any location on the track from the grandstand to Millionaire's Row.