Kentucky Derby in Arizona | Northern Phoenix

Get ready to place your bets, don your fanciest fascinator, a bespoke derby hat and stylish duds on the first night of the Kentucky Derby in Arizona.

The 5th Annual Bulleit Bourbon Party returns to Turf Paradise on May 7th with a day of action-packed fun. The only party in the state with live thoroughbred horse racing and onsite betting on the Kentucky Derby itself, as well as local onsite races, is a one-of-a-kind experience. The party, hosted by Sanderson Lincoln, begins at 10:30 a.m. Customers can take advantage of the Sanderson Lincoln Black Label Lounge which includes reserved covered and chilled tables in the trackside tent near the finish line. The lounge offers stunning views and convenient access to Turf Paradise betting terminals, hostless bars for Mint Juleps, champagne, cocktails and nearby food trucks for additional refreshments, as well as 65-inch TVs for watching the Kentucky Derby and horse races live on site.

Another option for mingling and mingling with friends is the Ketel One Botanical Pavilion. It includes reserved tables in the covered outdoor tent of the Ketel One Botanical Pavilion near the finish line, but further from the back line than the Black Label Lounge. The pavilion is close to the action and the tables include a bucket of Ketel One Botanical Vodka Spritz Seltzers.


Individual tickets are also available and include entry to Turf Paradise, the air-cooled Sanderson Lincoln Black Label lounge tent along the track, the open-air pavilion, betting terminals inside Turf Paradise, a hostless bar including Mint Juleps, beer, wine and cocktails and 65-inch TVs to watch the Kentucky Derby and horse racing live onsite. General admission tickets do not include reserved seating.

In addition to the traditional juleps and races, guests will also be able to enjoy several on-site exhibitors, including many of Sanderson Lincoln’s top luxury vehicles for 2022.

The Bulleit Bourbon Derby DayClub is a sister event to the Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships, America’s busiest polo event which returns to WestWorld of Scottsdale on November 5th.

The event opens at 10:45 a.m. and live on-site Thoroughbred racing begins at 11:30 a.m. The crown jewel of the Triple Crown will be broadcast live at approximately 4:45 p.m. and on-site horse racing will continue into the evening.

Turf Paradise is located at 1501 W Bell Road in North Phoenix. The polo night of the year is guaranteed to sell out, so get your tickets today! For more information or to reserve your table, call 480.423.1414 or visit

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