2019 Triple Crown Watch and Wager Parties

Be part of the action for three parties in the clubhouse for this year’s Triple Crown series: the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes. You can bet on racehorses vying to be the next Triple Crown Champion.
Lunch Buffet and Refreshments available in the Clubhouse.


Saturday, May 4, 2019
Gates open 8:00 a.m., Post time 3:40 p.m.
Free Admission – Open to the Public
Tables $50 – Reserve in Advance
PUBLIC          www.rillitoracetrack.com
INFO:             (520) RILLITO (745-5486)

On Saturday, May 4, 2019 Rillito Race Track will host a Kentucky Derby Watch and Wager Party. Described as “the most exciting two minutes in sports” the Kentucky Derby is the first leg of the Triple Crown. Gates open at 8AM with festivities beginning at 11:00am.  A southern style buffet will be available for purchase and guests can enjoy Mint Juleps and Bloody Marys.   The 5th Annual Hat Contest and the 4th Annual Necktie Contest include 3 categories for Tie (conventional ties, bow ties, and bola ties) Western/Horse Tie; Vintage/Historic Tie; Flamboyant Tie and 4 categories for the Hats: Children under 12 years old, all styles; Western Theme Hat; Outrageous/Over-the-Top Hat; and Traditional Style Hat.

Post time is at 3:40pm for the “Run for the Roses”.

Racing parties continue on Saturday, May 18, 2019 with the Preakness Stakes and Saturday, June 8, 2019 presenting the Belmont Stakes.


For more information, or to reserve a paid table call (520) RILLITO (745-5846).