Day at the Downs

2020 DeSales Day at the Downs
The 12th annual DeSales Day at the Downs will be held on Sunday, September 27, 2020. Alumni, parents, past-parents and friends are invited to this special day at Churchill Downs. Reservations are due by Friday, September 4.
Date and Time

NEW DATE! Sunday, September 27

Gates will open at 11:30 p.m. and the first race will be at 12:45 p.m. 

Churchill Downs – Millionaire's Row, 4th floor

$45– Individual / $360 - Table of 8

Register Today!
Tickets are limited and will be sold on a first-come basis. The deadline to order is September 4.


Gates open – 11:30 a.m.
Chef’s Table Buffet – 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
First Churchill Downs race – 12:45 p.m.


We are pleased to invite DeSales alumni, parents and friends to the 12th annual DeSales Day at the Downs on Sunday, September 27, during the Spring Meet at Churchill Downs. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to socialize with members of the DeSales Family.

Your ticket includes admission to Churchill Downs, a race-day program and the Chef’s Table Buffet. Millionaire's Row offers a beautiful dining space as well as a great vantage point to watch the races from the comfort of your own table, via monitors or from the tiered balconies overlooking the track. Amenities include conveniently located mutuel tellers, self-service wagering machines, multiple television monitors and a cash bar. The buffet will be available from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 


The required dress code is business casual. Shirts with collars, sweaters, dresses, pantsuits and slacks are preferred. Jackets are optional. Distressed or torn denim is not permissible.

Ticket pick-up

Pre-purchased tickets available for pick-up:
September 21-25 , 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., at DeSales High School
September 27, 11:30-1:00 p.m., at Churchill Downs
Note: Attendees are strongly encouraged to pick up their tickets at DeSales.


Parking information will be available at a later date.

Reservations and payment due by Friday, September 4. Churchill Downs requires a final headcount and payment several weeks in advance.

For additional information, please contact:
Misty Scurlock
Director of Advancement
(502) 368-6519