Presented by Old Forester
Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
11:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Celebrate the trifecta of Kentucky pride at Thurby, and enjoy the things that Kentucky is famous for – great horse racing, bourbon, and music! Join us as we celebrate Louisville native Hunter S. Thompson- a Louisville born journalist and author and the founder of the gonzo journalist movement.
Event Highlights Include:
- Watch 11 thrilling races including: Unbridled Sidney & Opening Verse Overnight Stakes
- Enter to WIN the Thurby Classic Sweepstakes for your chance to win a box for 6 to the 2019 Kentucky Derby and Oaks.*
- Live Gonzo Artist: Grant Goodwine will be creating works in the Plaza
- Hunter S. Thompson puppet by Squallis Puppeteers
- Gonzo Photo Op: Capture you most Decadent & Depraved Thurby Experience
- Sip the Official Thurby Cocktail: The Old Forester Old Fashioned
- Additional Stage Entertainment to be announced
Tickets start at $22 for general admission access to the Paddock area, the Plaza, and the First Floor Grandstand.
For groups of 24+, please call group sales at 502-636-4450.
*Thurby Classic Sweepstakes onsite only.