Arizona’s 5th Annual Kentucky Derby Event Returns This May

The fifth annual Bulleit Bourbon Derby returns to Phoenix on Saturday, May 7. The event will be at Turf Paradise and presented by Sanderson Lincoln and will entail Arizona’s only live horse racing and on-site private betting.

This unique event will have food trucks, DJs, champagne and cocktails, shopping and onsite exhibits, including several of Sanderson Lincoln’s top luxury vehicles for 2022. Many guests come out dressed in style for the derby with floral and ribbon-fashioned hats, bright pastel outfits and bowties.

Tickets are on sale now with limited seating and front-row tables. Polo-style tents, tables and ticket options will be available for the event. Seating, table and general admission ticket prices range from $35 to $1,250. Below is a breakdown of ticket prices for seating and tables.

General Admission options:

Sanderson Lincoln Black Label Lounge

The Sanderson Lincoln Black Label Lounge offers a break from the heat with reserved tables on the track-side near the finish line. Table options also include a complimentary bottle of champagne to go with the event.

Front row for 8 guests: $1,250
Second row for 8 guests:  $1,150
Third row for 8 guests:$1,000
Fourth row for 8 guests: $900
Fourth row for 4 guests: $450

Ketel One Pavilion

The Ketel One Pavilion includes reserved tables in a covered open-air tent near the finish line. It also comes with a bucket of Ketel One Botanical Vodka Spritz Seltzers and convenient access to the Turf Paradise betting terminals.

Front row: $450
Second row: $425
Third row: $400
Fourth row: $375 
Fifth row: $350 
Sixth row: $300

Individual GA Tickets

$35 before April 15 
$40 after April 15 
$45 at the door

The event completely sold out in 2018, 2019 and 2020, and with the 2022 Arizona Derby being just under seven weeks away, organizers stress buying tickets soon.For more details on the Arizona Bulleit Bourbon Derby or to purchase tickets, please visit

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