Press releases with up-to-date information on the Kentucky Derby Festival, as well as its events, programming and promotions are posted regularly throughout the year and daily during season (April) KDF.org in the Media Center.
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Media Access Guidelines
Please NOTE that some Kentucky Derby Festival events require special media accommodations or restrictions. In addition, due to existing contractual agreements, there are restrictions on live broadcasts of some Festival events. Please contact the Press Office for additional information.
Churchill Downs Access
Derby Festival credentials do not provide access to Churchill Downs. The Kentucky Derby Festival is a separate entity from the Kentucky Derby and Churchill Downs, Inc. To request Churchill Downs press credentials, contact Media Services Manager, Churchill Downs at (502) 636-4460.