The most-anticipated horse race of the year is set for the first Saturday in May at Remington Park as we present the 145th Kentucky Derby via simulcast. In addition to all of the action on the historic day from Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., enjoy the best in American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa racing with live Remington Park racing at Noon!
All of the winning racing at Remington Park will be held prior to the Kentucky Derby (at approximately 5:30pm) on Saturday, May 4.
Great racing and winning, food, drink, festivities all await for this special Saturday at Remington Park. The annual Derby Day Hat & Bowtie Style Contest continues to grow with hundreds of competitors every year. The field size for the 2019 Contest warrants a move to a larger space to accommodate the participants. This year, the Derby Day Hat & Bowtie Style Contest will be held on Track Level-North, just past the Casino Lobby entrance, from 2-4pm.
The total prize pool is $3,000 with $1,500 awarded to the top five in the Hat & Tie Style Contest. There will be another $1,500 given away via door prizes.
Everyone is encouraged to take a selfie in front of the Derby Day backdrop and post it with #WinAtRemington, making them eligible to win a hat from Wonderfully Made Designs and a tie from The Clad Stache.
Remington Park will open earlier than normal to for simulcast racing from Churchill Downs. Here is the timeline for Kentucky Derby Day at Remington Park, featuring an early start time for live American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa racing that starts at Noon. All Times are Central.
Saturday, May 5 at Remington Park:
9am – Remington Park opens, Mutuel Lines Open, Players opens
9:30am – First simulcast race from Churchill Down
11am – Service begins in Club 1 and Silks Restaurant
11am – Bricktown Brewery and Henry Hudson’s open
NOON – First Remington Park race
5:30pm – Kentucky Derby simulcast from Churchill Downs
Please note, Advance Wagering will be available on Friday, May 3 at Remington Park, to allow fans to bet the Kentucky Derby prior to the big Saturday.
General Parking, Valet Parking and Admission are always Free at Remington Park. See Club Remington for all promotional details.