Next up for race fans at Churchill Downs: The 2012 Kentucky Derby

Sports Traveler, a leading sports tourism company, offers new and enhanced travel packages to the 2012 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.
Nov. 1, 2011 - PRLog -- As the 2011 Breeders Cup World Championships take place this weekend (Nov. 4-5), Sports Traveler (, the Internet’s leading provider of sports trips announces new Kentucky Derby travel packages for fans eager to visit Churchill Downs in May of 2012. These trips are designed to include everything a traveler will need to fully enjoy Derby Weekend in Louisville, Kentucky, including race tickets to both the Derby and Kentucky Oaks, lodging in the Louisville area, and access to exclusive Hospitality Events.

“The Derby is becoming our best selling domestic event for our company, but I am continually impressed at the level of interest especially from International travelers. We already have bookings for the 2012 Derby from England, Brazil, and Australia”, said Sports Traveler President Anbritt Stengele.  

This year Sports Traveler has expanded their Derby Week tour offerings to include multiple Lexington Area Horse Farm Tours. These packages include day-trips through ‘Horse Country’ to see past Derby Champions and get a glimpse into the day-to-day lives of the horses and their riders. Tours of historic Keeneland Race Course and a stop at one of the areas Bourbon Distilleries for tastings are highlights along the route. Travelers can choose from lodging in Louisville or Lexington, Kentucky and tickets to the Kentucky Derby are included in the tour costs.

“The Louisville-Lexington area offers fun for race fans of all ages,” added Stengele. “From families with children to seniors, we are seeing a strong interest in not only visiting the iconic Churchill Downs but also spending time in the area to take in the entire Derby Week experience.”

The Kentucky Derby is just one of many horse racing travel packages available from Sports Traveler. Other top selling events include The Preakness on May 19, 2012 at Pimlico Race Course, the Belmont Stakes on June 2, 2012 at Belmont Park, and the 2012 Breeders Cup at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. Travelers can see a full list of horse racing packages or contact a sales representative at 1-888-654-7755.

About Sports Traveler:
Sports Traveler ( offers the internet's largest selection of sports travel package including event tickets, hotel rooms and VIP packages to sold-out sporting events worldwide. The company provides an extensive selection of sports travel options to major sporting events including The Masters Golf Tournament, the Kentucky Derby, the BCS National Championship, the Super Bowl, and many others. The company provides a variety of options for individual travelers, corporate groups, and VIP clientele at every budget and interest level.

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