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Kentucky Derby Full Card Wagering And Advance Betting Available At Monmouth Park On Friday And Saturday

April 28, 2021

clubhouse grandstand

Monmouth Park will offer full-card wagering this weekend for the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks programs, with advance betting for Saturday’s 147th Kentucky Derby card available starting at noon on Friday, April 30.

First race post time is 10:30 a.m. for both the 13-race Kentucky Oaks card on Friday and the 14-race Kentucky Derby card on Saturday.

Wagering will be available starting at 10:15 a.m. both days, with the Clubhouse gates opening at 10 a.m.

Parking and admission is free.

In addition to the Clubhouse 1 stand, the Paddock Bar and William Hill Bar being open Saturday, the Lady’s Secret Café will be available on a first-come, first-served for walkups on Derby day.

Post time for the Kentucky Oaks is scheduled for 5:51 p.m. on Friday. The Kentucky Derby has a scheduled post time of 6:57 p.m. on Saturday.

Additionally, the Monmouth Park gift shop will be open Saturday from 12:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Located on the first floor of the Grandstand, the Gift Shop will be selling official Kentucky Derby merchandise as well as a wide range of racing-related items.

William Hill sports betting hours will be 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. on Saturday. Gates for William Hill sports betting open at 9 a.m.

Monmouth Park will kick off its 76th season of live racing with four straight racing days over Memorial Day weekend May 28-31. The 53-day meet, which runs through Sept. 26, will offer 46 stakes races (10 graded) worth $6.15 million.

The $1 million Haskell Stakes, which headlines a stakes-filled program on July 17, again serves as the centerpiece of the meet.