By Sarah Berkowitz
It’s Kentucky Derby Day, and at Parx Casino racing begins at 10 am
with the first live post: 12:55.
Advance Wagering will be available at Parx Racing and near Jax Bar, and there is handicapping with “Hudg” offering free picks and handicapping tips on Parx races and the Kentucky Derby beginning at 1 pm.
And there is also a 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 10 hats in: Best Horse Racing Themed Hat • Best Classic Hat
|Free Family Fun||In the Picnic Grove featuring pony rides, face painters, moonbounce, temporary tattoo and more from 12pm – 5pm|
|Jockey Tee Shirt Toss||After every live race|
|Souvenir Merchandise||Available on the first floor|
|Food & Beverages||A variety of BBQ and food & beverage specials will be available, as well as Mint Juleps|
|Live Music||In the picnic grove from 1pm– 4pm|
|Silent Art Auction||Benefitting Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF)|
|Three Course Menu||Enjoy special menu at our 5th floor dining area for $26.95 plus tax, for reservations call 267-223-3624|
Enter hat contest from 12pm – 4pm at Parx East first floor merchandise stand. 1st place prize package includes a $250 wagering voucher and $250 free slot play. Prizes awarded after the last Parx race in the Winner’s Circle. Must be present at the winner’s circle to win. Must have a valid Xclub card to redeem free slot play. Parx Casino® & Parx Racing® employees are not eligible for entry. Must be 18 or over to win wagering vouchers and to wager at Parx Racing®. Must be 21 or over to win free slot play and to gamble. Management reserves the right to change or cancel events and promotions at any time.