Woodford Reserve

Tickets on Sale for New Secretariat Exhibit Launch Party

The tickets are on sale for the Apr. 20 Kentucky Derby Museum's Secretariat Bourbon Dinner, presented by Fifth Third Bank. Guests at this launch party will have several opportunities, including being the first to explore the new exhibit, Secretariat: America's Horse, before it opens to the public Apr. 21. At the dinner, guests will view never-before-seen video of Secretariat's connections. Along with a seated dinner, guests will enjoy a pour of the rare Double Double Oaked Woodford Reserve, while learning from Woodford Reserve Master Distillers Chris Morris and Elizabeth McCall....

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Woodford Reserve Derby Bottle Celebrates Secretariat Anniversary

Woodford Reserve's commemorative 2023 Kentucky Derby bottle will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Secretariat's 1973 Derby victory. The bottle features the artwork of Kentucky native Jaime Corum. Her painting captures Secretariat in the winner's circle at Churchill Downs. "I hope that my painting for this year's Woodford Reserve Derby bottle, "Still The Greatest," allows us to remember that moment of dreamlike perfection when Secretariat won the 1973 Kentucky Derby," Corum said. "I have been honored to paint Secretariat many times over the years, but this one is truly special to...

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Woodford Reserve Extends Partnership as Presenting Sponsor of the Kentucky Derby

Churchill Downs Racetrack has entered an agreement with Woodford Reserve Kentucky Bourbon that will solidify the renewal of Woodford Reserve as the presenting sponsor of the Kentucky Derby through 2027. Woodford Reserve has been the "Official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby" since 1999 and the presenting sponsor for the past four years. "We are thrilled to welcome back Woodford Reserve as the presenting sponsor of the Kentucky Derby for the next five years," said Bill Carstanjen, CEO of CDI. "We are pleased to build upon this partnership between two global...

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Colonials Downs Daily All-Sources Wagering Up 30% Through First Five Weeks

Spearheaded by competitive fields on both of its racing surfaces and continued high interest in its Pick 5 wager, officials at Colonial Downs revealed Monday that the average all-sources wagering through the first five weeks of the 27-day Colonial Downs presented by Woodford Reserve race meeting is up 30.7% over the same corresponding time period of the 2021 meet; the $2,625,248 through the first 15 days of the meeting, compared to $2,008,092 through the first 15 days last year. A total of $1,113,614 was bet into the sixth race Aug....

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Ky Derby 148 Bottle to Benefit TRF

For the second consecutive year, Stoneware & Co. will offer a signed, numbered and limited number of Woodford Reserve Kentucky Derby 148 bottles to benefit the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF). This year's signed collector's edition will commemorate the 10th anniversary of I'll Have Another winning the Run for the Roses, and will be signed by two-time Kentucky Derby winning trainer, Doug O'Neill and two-time Kentucky Derby winning jockey, Mario Gutierrez. "It is an exciting time of year with the Kentucky Derby approaching," said Pat Stickney, TRF's Executive Director. "With so...

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