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NMR Kentucky Derby Party



National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame to host second annual Kentucky Derby party fundraiser May 7

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will host its second annual Kentucky Derby party fundraiser on Saturday, May 7 at the Museum from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “All Things Kentucky,” featuring delicious samplings of local brews and spirits, as well as signature Kentucky-inspired dishes from local restaurants. All proceeds from the event will support the Museum’s exhibits and programs.

While exploring the Museum and its local connection, guests will enjoy live music by Rich Ortiz in the sport’s official Hall of Fame before a live airing of the 142nd Kentucky Derby. Guests are encouraged to dress to impress, as an award for the most fashionable Derby attire will be presented. Also, there’s always a chance to win with our race-day inspired silent auction and 50/50.

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame is excited to offer an authentic experience with a unique twist for the racing and food enthusiast.

Highlights of the event include:
  • Coverage of the Kentucky Derby pre-show and racing card throughout the Museum on high-definition TVs, courtesy of Best Buy
  • Samplings from local restaurants, breweries, distilleries and wineries
  • Live music with Rich Ortiz in the Hall of Fame before and after the race
  • Smartphone wagering available through Saratogabets
  • Giveaways courtesy of Impressions of Saratoga
  • Nemer Motor Group Photo Booth
  • Unveiling of the renovated Triple Crown gallery
  • Awards for the best Derby attire by Natalie Sillery, owner of Saratoga Trunk
  • Judging for best Kentucky-inspired dish by Ashley Dingeman, Saratoga Food Fanatic
  • Raceday-inspired silent auction and 50/50
  • Live airing of the Kentucky Derby on the theater screen in the Hall of Fame
Ticket options:
**ID Required at registration table day of event**

$25: Guests with a Safe Driver ticket enjoy samplings of tasty Kentucky-inspired dishes from local restaurants, live music, prizes for best Derby attire, raffles and a live airing of the Kentucky Derby in the Hall of Fame. Participants will receive a special wristband that will exclude them from sampling or purchasing any alcoholic beverages.

$40: Members of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame enjoy a discounted ticket for this year's event, with full access to samplings of tasty Kentucky-inspired dishes from local restaurants, breweries, distilleries and wineries, live music, prizes for best Derby attire, raffles and a live airing of the Kentucky Derby in the Hall of Fame.

$45 (early bird pricing through April 29): Participants to enjoy samplings of tasty Kentucky-inspired dishes from local restaurants, breweries, distilleries and wineries, live music, prizes for best Derby attire, raffles and a live airing of the Kentucky Derby in the Hall of Fame.

$50: At the door tickets. Walk-in participants enjoy samplings of tasty Kentucky-inspired dishes from local restaurants, breweries, distilleries and wineries, live music, prizes for best Derby attire, raffles and a live airing of the Kentucky Derby in the renowned Hall of Fame.

$75: Sign up under the membership promo to enjoy all of the benefits of the advance ticket price, as well as a one-year individual membership to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame.

For tickets, please visit www.regonline.com/thederbyparty or call Maureen Mahoney at (518) 584-0400 ext. 109.

Check out www.racingmuseum.org for more information.

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