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Saturday, June 15, 2013 - 12am
|First Post||Last Post||Admission|
|6 p||11:10 p||$10|
Downs After Dark - Presented by Stella Artois and Finlandia Vodka
The White Party!
One thing's for sure. When there's a huge party, we're all over it! This Downs After Dark marks the return of our third annual White Party where all guests are encouraged to dress in white and enjoy the night! There's going to be awesome night racing, live music and drink specials. Gates open at 4:00 p.m. and the first race is at 6:00 p.m. It'll be white-hot.
Featuring Bet or No Bet presented by Thorntons
- Don't miss the Bet or No Bet sweepstakes presented by Thorntons where four lucky fans throughout the night will get an opportunity to win a chance to choose between placing a $1,000 win wager on the horse of their choice or walk away with a $100 gas giftcard from Thorntons.
Best Dressed Contest
We encourage you to dress to impress in your best summer whites for our Best Dressed Contest! We will award prizes for the best dressed female, male, couple, and group so make sure to strut your stuff in the Plaza!
Best Dressed Male Between Races 3 and 4 in The Plaza
Best Dressed Female Between Races 4 and 5 in The Plaza
Best Dressed Couple Between Races 5 and 6 in The Plaza
Best Dressed Group Between Race 6 and 7 in The Plaza
Entertainment on the Plaza Stage:
- Opening Act - Pawnshop Guitar
- Closing Act - Off the Hook
Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands Trophy Presentation
Watch as members of the team that guided Phipps Stable and Stuart Janney III's Orb to victory in the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I) as they receive the engraved trophies earned by the winning owner, trainer, jockey and breeder in the “Run for the Roses.” The presentation will take place following the 4th race which has a post time of 7:26 p.m. (all times EDT). Winning trainer Claude "Shug" McGaughey III and jockey Joel Rosario are among those scheduled to participate in the presentation.
Free Parking Shuttles at Papa Johns Cardinal Stadium
- Shuttles begin at 5:00pm and will end at midnight
- Pick up at lots F and G at Papa Johns Cardinal Stadium and drop off at Gate 1 at Churchill Downs
Downs After Dark during the Spring Meet at Churchill Downs are scheduled for Saturdays, June 15– June 29. Join the party under the lights for live racing and entertainment.
The $175,000 Fleur de Lis Handicap is 1 1/8 miles on the main track for fillies and mares.
The $100,000 Matt Winn (GIII) is for three-year-olds going 1 1/16 miles on the main track.
The $100,000 Regret (GIII) is for three-year-old fillies going 1 1/8 miles on the turf track.
- 6:00pm Race 1
- 6:28pm Race 2
- 6:56pm Race 3
- 7:26pm Race 4
- 7:57pm Race 5
- 8:30pm Race 6 $175,000 Fleur de Lis Handicap Presented by Etihad Airways
- 9:05pm Race 7 $100,000 Matt Winn (GIII)
- 9:39pm Race 8 $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap Presented by Abu Dhabi (GI)
- 10:11pm Race 9 $100,000 Regret Presented by General Electric (GIII)
- 10:42pm Race 10 The President of the United Arab Emirates Cup
- 11:10pm Race 11