Items you can and can't bring to Churchill Downs

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Posted on May 2, 2013 at 9:47 PM

Updated Thursday, May 2 at 11:41 PM

Permitted Items on Kentucky Derby and Oaks Days
-Food items in clear plastic bags (maximum size 18” X 18” - no trash bags)*
-“Box” lunches in clear plastic bags or containers (maximum size 18” X 18” - no trash bags)
-Water and soft drinks – plastic bottles only (sealed, clear and unopened)
-Purses, but none larger than 12” in any dimension (subject to search)
-Baby/diaper bags – only if accompanied by a child (subject to search)
-Small cameras – none equipped with detachable lenses or lenses of 6” or more **
-Binoculars
-Sunscreen (non-glass containers only)
-Small personal music systems, radios and televisions** (No boom boxes)
-Cellular phones, smartphones and tablets**
-Binoculars
-Seat cushions (without back)
-Strollers (ONLY if carrying a child)
-Chairs (Gate 3 ONLY)
-Blankets & tarpaulins (Gates 1 & 3 ONLY)
* Limit of two bags per person ** Patrons could be required to turn on electronic items

Banned Items on Kentucky Derby and Oaks Days
-COOLERS (Styrofoam coolers, ice available at infield purchase points)
-CANS (any size or type), glass bottles or containers
-POP UP OR PATRON TENTS – no poles or stakes of any kind
-Camcorders
-Cameras with detachable lenses, or equipped with a lens that is 6” or longer
-Tripods
-Purses larger than 12” in any dimension
-Grills
-Alcoholic beverages
-Thermoses
-Backpacks
-Luggage (includes briefcases)
-Duffel bags
-Wagons
-Umbrellas
-Weapons (including knives)
-Fireworks, noisemakers, air horns, laser lights/pointers, mace or pepper sprays






 

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