Returning for its eighth run for the roses in a luxurious setting, A Derby Affairis back to champion the cause of Homeward Bound and its fight to make a difference in the lives of families in need.
One of the most unique and distinctive extravaganzas in the Valley, A Derby Affairbrings a little Kentucky history to the desert southwest — the rich pageantry and elegance of the running of the Kentucky Derby. Described as “the greatest two minutes in sports,” the 139th Kentucky Derby will be just one part of the festivities of this fabulous afternoon.
Guests will enjoy all the grand traditions of the Kentucky Derby, including sipping mint juleps, donning fashionable derby hats and wagering on the ponies, all while socializing in a “millionaires’ row” setting and feasting on southern culinary delights. The event culminates in the Run for the Roses, which will be simulcast on large screens placed throughout the setting for all to see and enjoy.