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Laurel Park to Host Kentucky Derby Party Saturday, May 4
Live Racing, Live Music, Family Activities Throughout the Day
Special 12:15 P.M. Post Derby Day; 1:10 P.M. Post Oaks Day May 3
LAUREL, MD – In addition to live racing on the final weekend of its spring meet, Laurel Park will play host to a Kentucky Derby party featuring live music, food and drink specials and family fun activities Saturday, May 4.
Laurel will open its doors at 10 a.m. with a special live first-race post time of 12:15 p.m. Post time for the Kentucky Derby (G1), featuring Maryland-based contender Win Win Win, is scheduled for 6:50 p.m.
Admission is free to Laurel’s Derby party, which runs from noon to 7 p.m. offering bourbon, whiskey and 14 Hands wine flights along with a cigar roller, yard games, live music, pony rides, a petting zoo, raffles and prizes. Kids’ activities end at 5 p.m.
Those who RSVP through Eventbrite will receive a $2 wagering voucher at the check-in table.
Raffles prizes include 2 pairs of tickets to InfieldFest and five pairs of tickets to America’s Best Racing Pre-Preakness Party.
Legendary Pimlico Race Course will be open for simulcasting on both Derby day and Oaks day, Friday, May 3, when advance wagering will be offered on Saturday’s entire Churchill Downs program at Pimlico and Laurel. Post time for the Kentucky Oaks (G1) is scheduled for 6:12 p.m.
Pimlico’s first-floor clubhouse concession stand and bar will be open both May 3 and 4. Doors open at 10 a.m. each day.
First race post time at Laurel Park on Friday, May 3 is 1:10 p.m.
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Fans can receive a $2 betting voucher by registering on Facebook here: Click here to register on Facebook