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Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - Contact: 225-273-6439

BREC’s Farr Park Equestrian Center Hosts Derby Day

Hoof it over to BREC's Farr Park, 6402 River Road, for the first annual Derby Day on Saturday, May 2 from 3-6 pm. 


Ladies, throw on your pearls and don those hats. Gentlemen, grab your bowties and pop those collars. Farr Park invites guests to a Kentucky Derby Party, featuring a live viewing of the race on the big screen, food, drinks, a wine tasting, a silent auction, a hat and bowtie contest, games and more. Visitors will get to experience unique Kentucky Derby traditions complete with Mint Julips and floppy hats.


General admission and VIP tickets are available. Food will be provided by Mike Anderson's Seafood, Pete's Lagniappe catering, and more. General admission tickets are $20 and include free non-alcoholic beverages provided by Coca-Cola and Staybridge Suites. Alcoholic beverages may be purchased from Mike Anderson's or Feliciana Cellars Winery. The VIP section includes a table for 8 for $200, located in the arena with up-close access to Derby Day activities, as well as the big screen. VIP tickets also include one free Mint Julep and a wine tasting. The event is recommended for adults only, although children will not be prohibited.


Tickets can be purchased online at


For more information about this event, call the park at 225-769-7805.

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