Rise And Shine Early For Derby Day Simulcast At Golden Gate Fields

Rise And Shine Early For Derby Day Simulcast At Golden Gate Fields

     Golden Gate Fields will simulcast the entire 13-race Kentucky Derby Day program from Churchill Downs in Louisville Saturday.
 
     Golden Gate Fields is opening all admission gates at 7:15 a.m., 15 minutes prior to first post at Churchill.  Post time for the 140th Kentucky Derby (race 11) is 3:24 p.m.
 
     Post time for the first Golden Gate Fields race is 11:45 a.m. and there are 10 races on the local card.  Golden Gate Fields will take extra time between its seventh and eighth races to show the NBC telecast of the Kentucky Derby on monitors throughout the facility.
 
     Fans attending Golden Gate Fields can participate in Derby hat contests, enjoy mint juleps and try to make a big score in one of the many exotic wagers offered on the Kentucky Derby.
 
     A big score may also be made in the 10th race at Golden Gate Fields Saturday as there is a carryover of $57,819 in the Super High Five, a $1 bet that challenges handicappers to pick the first five finishers in exact order.