Celebrate the Kentucky Derby at Goshen's historic track

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  • Some contestants in last year’s Ladies’ Hat Contest, an ever-popular feature of Kentucky Derby Day (Photo by Geri Schwarz)

  • The finish line at the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs (Photo courtesy of Churchill Downs)

Goshen.On Saturday, May 4, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., celebrate two historic tracks as Goshen Historic Track hosts its Fifth Annual Kentucky Derby Day. Share in the excitement of America’s premier horse racing event.

Watch the Kentucky Derby races simulcast on several large screen TVs while enjoying the rest of the day’s festivities that also feature family-style BBQ food, beer, wine and soda.

OTB will be available, and there will also be a 50/50 and more.

Attendees can expect ongoing fun-filled activities for the entire family.

A crowd favorite, and open to all ages, is the annual Ladies Hat Contest.

There will also be games of horseshoes, cornhole bag tossing, cruise-style horse racing, and other activities guarantee that there will never be a dull moment.

Tickets are $50 per person and are all Inclusive.

Children 12 and under are free.

Parking will be available on the Track, located at 44 Park Place.

Those wishing to attend can order tickets online at http://www.goshenhistorictrack.com, call 845-294-5333, or email derbyday@goshenhistorictrack.com.

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