Kentucky Derby Museum to unveil permanent American Pharoah exhibit
To celebrate, the Museum will release its own Maker's Mark® Private Select bottle
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Feb. 3, 2017) – Two legends, one great night! The Kentucky Derby Museum will unveil the permanent home of its new American Pharoah exhibit on Thursday, February 16th beginning at 5:30 p.m. As a special part of the Museum’s ongoing Legends Series: Bourbon Masters, the Museum will also release its own Maker's Mark® Private Select bottle to celebrate the evening.
The event will feature a Legends Series discussion with Maker’s Mark. Rob Samuels, Chief Operating Officer and grandson of the founders, Greg Davis, Master Distiller and Jane Bowie, Maturation Specialist will join in a question-and-answer session moderated by the Museum’s Bourbon Authority Fred Minnick. Guests will also enjoy stops throughout the Museum featuring select Maker's Mark tastings as well as a private presentation of the commemorative bottle.
Attendees will get a first look at the permanent exhibit that celebrates American Pharoah, the 12th Triple Crown Winner in Thoroughbred racing history. Highlights include exclusive items on loan from American Pharoah's winning connections. In addition, the exhibit showcases a Limited-Edition American Pharoah commemorative Maker's Mark bottle signed by Bob Baffert, Victor Espinoza, Rob Samuels, and Ahmed and Justin Zayat.
This ticketed event is $25 per person, $20 for Kentucky Derby Museum members. A limited number of Maker's Mark® Private Select bottles will be available for purchase.
*Special thanks to Maker's Mark and the Zayat family for their generous donation to the Kentucky Derby Museum.
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