Race fans can meet members of Keeneland’s current and retired jockey colony and get their autographs to benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund. The cost is $15 for a Keeneland hat, $10 for a Keeneland poster and $5 for each additional autographed item, with a limit of three per person.
In the evening, The Kentucky Derby Museum’s It’s my Derby welcomes some of the biggest names in Thoroughbred racing. Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas will host It’s my Derby at the Keeneland Sales Pavilion and be joined by Hall of Fame and Kentucky Derby-winning jockeys Pat Day (Lil E. Tee, 1992), Angel Cordero Jr. (Cannonade, 1974; Bold Forbes, 1976; Spend a Buck, 1985), Chris McCarron (Alysheba, 1987; Go for Gin, 1994), Laffit Pincay Jr. (Swale, 1984) and Jorge Velasquez (Pleasant Colony, 1981) in reliving their Kentucky Derby experiences. Proceeds benefit the Kentucky Derby Museum and Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund. It’s my Derby begins immediately after the conclusion of Keeneland’s last race at 5:44 p.m. Tickets range from $15 to $150. Click here for additional information and to purchase tickets. Tickets also may be purchased from museum staff located adjacent to the Keeneland Gift Shop from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET and at the door of the event.