Derby-In-Place – Members Only

May 2, 2020 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Derby-In-Place - Members Only

What: Virtual Kentucky Derby Party
When: Saturday, May 2nd 3-6 PM EST (Zoom portion 4:30-6)
How: $10 donation paid directly to Old Friends via, your confirmation email from the donation will contain your unique Zoom login credentials (tickets:
Who: The first 100 people to complete their donation and receive their login details
Why: To support the wonderful work of the fine folks at Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farms

We have teamed up with Michter’s Distillery, and Wine+market to bring you a fantastic solution to the 146th Kentucky Derby being moved from the first Saturday in May to Saturday, September 5.

Saturday, May 2nd, NBC Sports will present a virtual Kentucky Derby at Home Party, which includes “The First Saturday In May: American Pharoah’s Run to the Triple Crown”, a look back at American Pharoah’s 2015 Derby win en route to his historic Triple Crown, and “The Kentucky Derby: Triple Crown Showdown”, a socially distant, computer-simulated edition of the Run for the Roses that pits all 13 Triple Crown winners against each other. (full details:

While you have this broadcast on the television, we will host a gathering starting at 4:30 that will include Michter’s schwag giveaways, Derby hat/fascinator/outfit contest, interactive Mint Julep demonstration and recipe, drawing for a private tour for two at Old Friends with Board President Michael Blowen, some fun “wagering”, and live handicapping of the the Triple Crown Showdown by syndicated Thoroughbred handicapper Elis Starr (@Ubercapper) and more!

Wine+market will have Michter’s Mint Julep Kits available for pickup starting Friday, April 29 at 3 PM. The kits contain ingredients for you to follow along with during our demonstration to make your own delicious, storied cocktail. Kit: 1 bottle of Michter’s US-1 Bourbon, house-made organic mint simple syrup, and fresh organic mint sprigs all for only $52. Please let me know ASAP if you will be getting a kit, I need to ensure Seth orders enough for everyone.