Louisville: Home of Churchill Downs

Louisville is the famed home of the Churchill Downs racetrack. The finest horses in the country race here, and it is a treat to see these fine athletes at their best. You can easily make a day of a visit to the Downs: The tours are free, and worth the time. For a nominal fee you can get the insider's tour of the track that even includes seeing the horses in their stalls. Stay on for the excellent, and quite upscale, buffet where a meal purchase will allow you access to the food the whole time you're there. You can even place a bet if you're feeling lucky!"

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