Tag: Kentucky Derby
Four Roses Bourbon’s celebration of the 40th anniversary of Secretariat’s record-breaking Triple Crown is off and running.
Living in the Derby City has many charms in the springtime, one of which is that there’s simply no excuse not to take advantage of the various festivities leading up to the thrilling main event – The Kentucky Derby (or at least an equestrian-themed party on the big day). After all, you’re already here, so why not take part in the fun?
The Mint Julep is practically synonymous with Derby; the Grey Goose Oaks Lily made its mark on the Kentucky Oaks, of course. But, yet to be determined is the drink of choice for Thunder Over Louisville – the official kickoff to the Kentucky Derby Festival.
With the first of a trio of Kentucky Derby Future Wagers behind us, fewer than 80 days remain until the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands, which launches the 2013 Triple Crown series on Saturday, May 4 at Churchill Downs.
The bet that allows one to wager on a potential Kentucky Derby contender weeks in advance of the 2013 Run for the Roses opens the first of its three betting pools on Friday at Churchill Downs and across North America, and the best guess on the early favorite for America’s greatest race is not a major surprise.
On Wednesday, Jan. 23, Cortez Vinson, the 2013 “Horsing Around with Art” grand prize winner, was surprised at Breckinridge-Franklin Elementary School during a special fifth grade assembly.