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Kentucky Derby Party

Saturday, May 5, 2018
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

at Foothills Tasting Room

Pick your horse, don your hat, and come celebrate the Run For The Roses at the tasting room! We’ll prep for the fastest two minutes in sports with our hobby horse race (the slowest two minutes in sports) – we’ll also have a fancy hat contest and a mint julep-themed randall. Come Derby with us!

Proceeds from the party will benefit Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center

Almost Home Cooking food truck will be here all day!


  • Mint Julep beer randall available all day
  • Horseshoes set up by 4 pm
  • Sign up for Foothills Brewing Hobby Horse Race until 5:30 pm


  • Sign up for Hobby Horse Race begins (like The Derby, our field will be limited to 20 jockeys)
  • Windows open for “betting” slips. A $5 donation gets spectators a betting slip to place on horses for both the hobby horse race and real derby race. All winners will receive bragging rights and swag. All proceeds go to Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center.


  • Windows open for placing “bets”
  • Presentation of hobby horses
  • Post time for the hobby horse race presented by the Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center

6-6:30 pm

  • Garland of Roses Ceremony presented by the Winston Salem Flower School
  • Fancy Hat and Dapper Derby Man contests voted by crowd applause. Guys should be decked out in their swankest Derby attire. Need ideas?

6:30 pm

  • Betting windows close

6:46 pm

  • Post Time for Kentucky Derby