The 143rd Kentucky Derby will start at 2:30 p.m. right here on NBC.

While some local fans are not able to join in on the festivities down in Kentucky, they can watch it at the Jack Thistledown Racino in North Randall.

JACK Thistledown Racino’s annual Kentucky Derby party will be featuring a Kentucky Derby hat contest, live and simulcast wagering, food and beverage specials (including the famous Mint Julep) and live entertainment.

The Kentucky Derby is also a family-fun event. Kids can join in on the Derby fun too.


  • Kentucky Derby Hat contest, judging at 4 p.m.
  • Beautiful new glass façade entrance
  • Live racing throughout the day
  • Mint Juleps, served in a Kentucky Derby commemorative glass
  • Live entertainment

The Racino is open 24 hours.