Thank you to all of our sponsors, vendors and attendees. Derby Day 2018 raised over $600,000 for our seven children's charities.

Mint Juleps, Big Hats & Bow Ties

Does the sound of pounding hooves and the promise of mint juleps make your heart skip a beat? Do you love the excitement of the Kentucky Derby? You won’t want to miss Derby Day 2018!

Join us on May 5th, 2018 at Lucchetti Ranch in Wilton, CA for a daylong event that blends horse racing and supporting local children in need. The festivities include cuisine from hot local restaurants, Mint Julep Bar (of course!), wine and beer tasting, equestrian demonstrations, live music, barn tours, Weiner Dog Race, Derby Hat Contest, Bow Tie Contest, equestrian art, raffles, silent and live auctions and the high point of the day: the live televised running of the 144th Kentucky Derby!

Derby Day 2018 Schedule

  • Gates open at 11:30 AM
  • Food tasting by local restaurants begins at 11:30 AM
  • Mint Juleps, Wine & Beer Tasting begins at 11:30 AM
  • Horse Demonstrations at the Barn throughout the day
  • Championship Weiner Dog Race: Post Time is 2:04 PM
  • Derby Hat and Bow Tie Contests will take place at 2:30 PM
  • Raffle Tickets will be sold until 3:00 PM
  • Betting for the races will be open until 5 minutes before post time
  • The Kentucky Derby: Post Time is 3:04 PM
  • Live Auction will follow immediately after the Derby
  • Awards presented following Live Auction

Proceeds from Derby Day 2018 will help support these local children’s charities:

Derby Day 2018 Details

Date: Saturday, May 5th 2018
Time: Gates open at 11:30 AM
Location: Lucchetti Ranch
9300 Dillard Road
Wilton, CA 95693


Derby Day 2018 is underwritten by
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