Saturday, May 6

Derby Day

Join us for the largest Derby Day party south of Louisville!

Are you ready for a day of horse races, mint juleps, and big hats? We are! Join us to watch and wager on the biggest day in racing at Kentucky Downs. With 90 flat-screen TVs and projectors, there’s not a bad seat in the house! We’ll open early at 9AM on Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6 so you can place your bets ahead of time. New this year, we’ll have official Kentucky Derby 143 merchandise available for purchase. Parking and admission are free!

Wear your big hat!

It wouldn’t be a Derby party without the big hats! Don’t miss a chance to win cash in our Hat Contest. Register your hat between 11AM – 4PM. Plus, you’ll get $5 in Free Play just for registering! Judging will take place at 4:30PM.

  • 1st place: $250
  • 2nd place: $100
  • 3rd place: $50

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