2024 Kentucky Derby

Increased Kentucky Derby Wagering Via FanDuel Sportsbook

In its second year as an official partner of the Kentucky Derby, FanDuel experienced increases in key metrics across the board on the first Saturday in May. Highlights include: Double digit year-over-year growth for active account holders, a record for the Kentucky Derby and the biggest day of racing ever for FanDuel Group. Peak bets on Saturday were at Super Bowl levels and the wagering platform performed without interruption. More than 700k customers bet the Kentucky Derby with FanDuel Group (last year was ~500k). Estimated over 200k customers bet on...

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Churchill Downs Releases Official Art Of The 150th Derby

Churchill Downs released the 2024 "Official Art of the Kentucky Derby" by artist Wylie Caudill, the track said in a release Thursday. Originally from Cynthiana, Kentucky, Caudill gravitated to public art and expanded his street art to murals which can be seen across the state, many of which include his signature roses. His artwork for the Derby features 150 red roses representing the Winner's Circle surrounded by white, gold and cerulean roses to symbolize the colorful fans from around the world. "As a Kentucky Native, it is an immense honor...

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Lukas Keynote At Race For Grace

Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas will serve as the keynote speaker at this year's 21st annual Race For Grace May 1, which benefits the Kentucky Race Track Chaplaincy. Held along Millionaires Row in the clubhouse at Churchill Downs, the dinner will include a live auction featuring a box for the 2024 Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby, while a silent auction sports leather halters from last year's Derby participants, horse racing art and other assorted memorabilia. Scott Davenport, Bellarmine University men's basketball coach who led the Knights to the...

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