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Most of us watch the Kentucky Derby on TV or online, but has anyone really wondered how much it costs to get into actually watch this 2 min race? An article I can across gives us a breakdown, of how much it costs, as well as how it compares to other sporting events.
So, the average price for a ticket to the Kentucky Derby is $432. There are add-ons as well. $50 "get in" price, and $80 to access the infield. Sounds kind of step doesn't it? Well, the cost for a ticket to the Superbowl last season was at least $3,300, and that's just for a basic seat. High-roller level seating was $9,500. That $432 bucks doesn't look so bad after all.
A few more comparisons:
Average ticket cost to 2016 World Series - $1,700 for nose bleeds, and $6,000 for good seats. Great seats... $1.7 million.
2016 Masters Tournament - Weekly passes $6,800
How do you think a Kentucky Derby ticket price compares to other events?