2022 Dancers

Rosetta Holland

Rosetta Holland is the Senior Manager, Premium Business for Churchill Downs Racetrack. She has been with the company since February 2010.

Holland is responsible for managing large volumes of electronic, Web-based and live informational traffic. Her primary focus is to ensure the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks are sold-out events. 

She is the primary contact for Churchill Downs’ Personal Seat License Membership Program, and implements the highest level of customer service for the “Greatest Two Minutes in Sports.” She works closely with all departments as a resource to ensure guests’ visit to the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks are memorable.

With more than 35 years of experience in office administration, Holland has worked for some of Louisville’s most recognized companies. She has built an impressive background by working in various capacities, including Sales/Hospitality, Economic Development, Benefits, Information Technology and Office/Property Management.

Holland has served as Past Power Diva/CEO for the Power to Exhale organization, a women’s empowerment group that is changing the D.N.A. (Demeaning Negative Attitudes) of women across the country.  She planned and coordinated events for the local chapter, Exhale Louisville, which has a membership of more than 5,000. 

Born in Boston, Holland considers Franklin, Ky. her hometown. She has resided in Louisville since 1985. 

A fun fact about Holland: she couldn’t swim but took an “Adult Learn to Swim” course in 2018 and has since been featured in swim magazines. 

Holland is the proud mother to one daughter and a Grandmother “Gigi” to two grandsons, Tristian and Dallas.


Churchill Downs Racetrack (“CDRT”), the world’s most legendary racetrack, has been the home of The Kentucky Derby, the longest continually held annual sporting event in the United States, since 1875. Located in Louisville, CDRT features a series of themed race days during Derby Week, including the Kentucky Oaks, and conducts Thoroughbred horse racing during three race meets in the Spring, September, and the Fall. CDRT is located on 175 acres and has a one-mile dirt track, a 7/8-mile turf track, a stabling area, and provides seating for approximately 60,000 guests. The saddling paddock and the stable area has barns sufficient to accommodate 1,400 horses and a 114-room dormitory for backstretch personnel. CDRT also has a year-round simulcast wagering facility. www.ChurchillDowns.com.


The $3 million Kentucky Derby takes place on the first Saturday in May at historic Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.  Inaugurated in 1875, the legendary 1 ¼-mile race for 3-year-olds is the oldest continuously held major sporting event in North America and the first leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown series. Known as the “The Run for the Roses,” “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” and “America’s Race,” the Kentucky Derby is the most attended horse race in the nation. www.KentuckyDerby.com