First Turn Sports Bar & Stage


    Every day’s a winner at First Turn Sports & Stage Bar! Watch and wager on sports and eat and drink like a champion with delicious food, specialty cocktails and all your favorite brews.

    First Turn Sports Bar at Derby City Gaming in Louisville,KY
First Turn Sports Bar Logo at Derby City Gaming Downtown


Sunday – Thursday: 9AM ­­­– 11PM

Friday & Saturday: 9AM – Midnight


It’s game on for big fun!

There’s no better place to enjoy game day—and every day—like an MVP than First Turn Sports & Stage Bar! Whether you want to lead off your visit in winning style or are looking to extend your night out into overtime, Derby City Gaming Downtown is your home field for sports, food and entertainment.  

Meet up with friends and make new ones while watching all the big games on our big TVs. From football and basketball, pennant races to horse races—and all the thrilling moments in between, First Turn Sports & Stage Bar always comes in clutch. Looking to get in on the action? Make a fast break for our convenient sports betting kiosks to easily place your bets on all sports.

Of course, all that cheering will have you ready to refuel. We’ve got you covered there, too. Sack your hunger with our all-star line-up of game day favorites like sliders, tacos, sandwiches and more. Plus, continue your victory celebration by enjoying a beer or a specialty cocktail and raise a glass to all the fun. If your night out goes into extra innings, be sure to make a play for our late night menu.