Small jet on runway with door open. Small jet on runway with door open.

A Day at The Derby: Round-trip via Thompson Chicago

Created for those who’ve always dreamt of joining the elite at Churchill Downs for the premier equestrian event of the year, Big Game Air, the first-of-its-kind luxury game day travel company, have teamed up with the hotel to curate the ultimate VIP venture to the 2018 Kentucky Derby. Groups of up to twelve guests can kick off the bucket-list-worthy weekend of a lifetime by checking into the hotel at their leisure the night prior. Day of, guests will awake to a private, pre-flight mimosa reception. Private transport will escort the group to their 12-passenger jet before heading south to Churchill Downs. A stocked bar and snacks await the group within the aircraft, followed by round-trip transportation to the iconic grounds. Admission to the grounds and event is included with price of airfare. Reservations require one month advance notice and a 2-night stay.

Group bookings can be made for a minimum of six people by contacting and are subject to availability. Pricing for airfare is priced separately from hotel and quoted based upon availability.