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    The Breeders' Cup 2010 is coming to Louisville's Churchill Downs Nov. 5-6. Whether you're in town for just one night or the entire week, there are plenty of things that you can do once the 2010 Breeders' Cup is done for the day. From local restaurants and attractions to amazing nightlife and special events, Louisville’s possibilities are endless. Here are Louisville.com's expert suggestions for where to eat, drink and sleep and what to do away from the track those days.

    (For racing-related fun, visit our Breeders' Cup 2010 events schedule here and follow along here for all of our Breeders' Cup coverage.) 

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    Looking for something to do once you've left Churchill Downs? Check Louisville.com's calendar and see what's going on when you're in town.

    Restaurants

    Louisville has a lot more to offer food-wise than just what's for sale at concessions stands at Churchill Downs.

    Proof on Main
    Type: American
    702 W. Main St.
    502-217-6360

    Park Place on Main
    Type: American
    401 E. Main St.
    502-515-0172

    J. Gumbo’s
    Type: Southern
    416 S. 4th St.
    502-589-9245

    Toast on Market
    Type: Breakfast
    736 E. Market St.
    502-569-4099

    Joe’sCrab Shack
    Type: Seafood
    131 River Road
    502-568-1171

    Attractions

    Take a break from the track and check out these unique local attractions.

    LouisvilleSlugger Museum and Factory
    800 W. Main St.
    877-775-8443

    The Muhammad Ali Center
    www.alicenter.org
    144 N. Sixth St.
    502-584-9254

    Nightlife

    While the Breeders' Cup is ending under the lights, there'll still be plenty of time aftewards for fun.

    Fourth Street Live!
    Downtown Louisville, 4th St. between Liberty and Muhammad Ali Blvd.
    Restaurants and entertainment venues in the complex include Hard Rock Cafe, Red Star Tavern, Friday's Rocks!, Sully's Irish Pub, Lucky Strike Lanes (bowling alley and restaurant), a British style restaurant The Pub, Improve Comedy Club, Howl at the Moon ( a dueling piano show) and the first-ever Maker's Mark Bourbon House & Lounge. There are also a variety of nightclubs and bars. Some bars and nightclubs enforce dress code.

    Baxter Ave. Theatres
    Type: Cinema
    1250 Bardstown Road
    502-459-2288

    UrbanBourbon Trail
    Visitor’s Center, 4th St. and Jefferson St.
    Get your passport at the Louisville Visitor’s Center and get it stamped at each of the nine historic bars and restaurants on downtown Louisville’s Urban Bourbon Trail.

    Hotels

    CrownPlaza Louisville Airport
    830 Phillips Lane
    502-367-2251

    Hampton Inn
    800 Phillips Lane
    502-366-8100

    HowardJohnson
    709 Phillips Lane
    502-363-9972

    GaltHouse
    140 N. Fourth St.
    502-589-5200

    Louisville Marriott Downtown
    250 W. Jefferson St.
    502-627-5045

    Taxi cabs
    Ready Cab: 502-417-4406

    Yellow Cab: 502-636-5511

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