Derby 150 Birthday Tribute Dinner

Thursday, April 11  |  5:30-9:30pm

Join us for an unforgettable evening celebrating Derby 150!

Guests will be welcomed with an Old Forester® cocktail, followed by a Surf and Turf-inspired dinner. To top it all off, you'll be treated to a rare pour of Old Forester Birthday Bourbon.

Evening Highlights:
✾ Celebratory toast featuring Old Forester Birthday Bourbon
✾ Enjoy dinner in the newly renovated Oaks Terrace
✾ Premiere the new Down the Stretch film
✾ Experience the Museum's new Riders Up interactive exhibit before it opens to the public

Guests will also have the opportunity to purchase a bottle from the 2023 KDM’s Private Barrel Selection of Old Forester - limited quantity of available bottles for sale.

The evening finale will be the presentation of the Museum’s first ever Lifetime Achievement Award to a legendary horseman.

Valet parking will be provided.
KDM Celebrating 150 Years of the KY Derby

Dinner Tickets: $250/per person

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D Wayne Lukas
D. Wayne Lukas in Winner's Circle on Derby Day, 1996.

The Kentucky Derby Museum is proud to announce that legendary horse trainer D. Wayne Lukas will be the recipient of the first-ever Kentucky Derby Museum Lifetime Achievement Award. The prestigious award will be presented to Lukas at the Derby 150 Birthday Tribute Dinner.

D. Wayne Lukas, a titan in the world of horse racing, has left an indelible mark on the sport. With an illustrious career spanning decades, Lukas has achieved remarkable success, including four Kentucky Derby victories, six Preakness Stakes victories, and four Belmont Stakes victories. His unparalleled dedication to the sport and influence on countless individuals in the racing community make him a deserving recipient of the Museum's inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award.


Contributing Sponsors:

David Yurman
Davis Jewelers

Media Sponsors:

The Bourbon Review