142nd Kentucky Derby Day

Friday May 6: 12:55 post time, advance wagering on Kentucky Derby

Saturday May 7: 142nd Kentucky Derby Day
Gates open: 10:00 AM
First post time: 12:55 PM

Advance Wagering stations will be available at Parx Racing® and near Jax Bar at Parx Casino® beginning Friday, May 6 for your convenience.

PLUS, we’ve got handicapping with “Hudg” offering free picks and handicapping tips on Parx races and the Kentucky Derby Stakes beginning at 1pm on May 7. We will also offer a special menu at our 5th floor dining area for $26.95 plus tax, for reservations call 267-223-3624.

Need another reason to visit? Be the Belle of Parx Racing® with our Kentucky Derby Hat Contest! Wear your best Derby hat for a chance to win your share of over $2,000 in wagering vouchers & free slot play! Prizes will be awarded to the top five hats in: Best Horse Racing Themed Hat • Best Classic Hat

Free Family Fun In the Picnic Grove from 1pm - 4pm featuring moonbounce, live music and more!
Jockey Tee Shirt Toss After every live race
Food & Beverages A variety of BBQ and food & beverage specials will be available, as well as Mint Juleps
Silent Art Auction Benefitting Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF)

Kentucky Derby Hat Contest! Be the Belle of Parx Racing

Register from 1-4PM at the first floor souvenir stand. Must be present at the winners' circle after the last race to win.

Over $2,800 in wagering vouchers and slot wagering for those that wear the best hats to Parx Racing on Kentucky Derby Day! Prize money will be awarded to the top three hats in the following two categories:

Category One - Best Horse Racing Themed Hat
Category Two - Best Classic Derby Hat

1st place: $250 wagering voucher and $250 free slot play
2nd place: $150 wagering voucher and $150 free slot play
3rd place: $100 wagering voucher and $100 free slot play
4th place: $50 wagering voucher and $50 free slot play
5th place: $25 wagering voucher and $25 free slot play

Register at the merchandise stand on the 1st floor between 12pm - 4pm. Must be present at the winners circle following last race to win. Parx Casino & Racing employees are not eligible for entry. Must be 18 & over to win wagering vouchers. Must be 21 & over to win free slot play.

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Must be 18 or older to wager at Parx Racing® and must be 21 or older to gamble. Management reserves the right to change or cancel events and promotions at any time. Visit Parx Racing® for more details.