2024 Kentucky Thurby Tickets
The Thurby raise on the Thursday of Kentucky Derby weekend started less than a decade ago, but demand for the pre-pre-Derby race continues to rise. The Thursday race becomes one of the most popular days during the Derby and has been specifically been aimed at locals who view this event as the official kickoff to "Derby Weekend". The Thurby is raced at the historic Churchill Downs racetrack. The race is the starting point to the week of amazing horse racing and followed on Friday by the Kentucky Oaks and Saturday by the Kentucky Derby. The Kentucky Thurby is popular with racing fans from the area who prefer the more laid back atmosphere that allows them to really check out Churchill Downs. Fans seeking a unique horse racing experience should keep the 2024 Thurby on their bucket list.