The list of things you can't bring to the Derby just got longer

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The list of things you can't bring to the Derby just got longer

booze belly.JPGItems permitted for carry-in by patrons on Oaks and Derby Days include (with changes and adjustments from 2012 in ALL CAPS):

  • Purses, but NONE LARGER THAN 12 INCHES IN ANY DIMENSION (all subject to search);
  • Baby/diaper bags – ONLY IF ACCOMPANIED BY A CHILD (all subject to search);
  • SMALL CAMERAS, BUT NONE EQUIPPED WITH DETACHABLE LENSES OR LENSES MORE THAN 6 INCHES;
  • Food items in clear plastic bags (maximum size 18” X 18” - no trash bags – limit of two bags per person);
  • “Box” lunches in clear plastic bags or containers (maximum size 18” X 18” - no trash bags);
  • Sunscreen (non-glass containers only);
  • Small personal music systems, radios and televisions (no boomboxes)
  • Cellular telephones, smartphones and tablets (patrons could be required to turn devices on);
  • infield 13.jpgBinoculars;
  • Seat cushions (without back);                                       
  • Strollers (ONLY if carrying a child);
  • Chairs (Gate 3 ONLY);
  • Blankets & Tarpaulins (Gates 1 & 3 ONLY).

Information about Churchill Downs can be found on the Internet at www.ChurchillDowns.com.