Tuesday, April 29, 2008

My Old Kentucky Home

Tommorrow morning marks the beginning of my long roadtrip to Louisville for the Kentucky Derby. I'm meeting friends in Ann Arbor, from which we are roadtripping to Louisville. Here is the schedule of events:

Thursday, May 1
-Bourbon Trail: stops include Jim Beam distillery in Bardstown, KY, Woodford Reserve Distillery in Versailles, KY, and a private after-hours tour at Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, KY
-Barbeque dinner

Friday, May 2
-Traditional Kentucky breakfast
-Churchill Downs (First race of the day at 11am, Kentucky Oaks post time 5:45pm. We have one box overlooking the Winner's Circle-front row! The other box is just shy of the finish line and under cover.)
-Barbeque dinner at sunset

Saturday, May 3
-Churchhill Downs infield (First race of the day at 11am, Kentucky Derby post time 6:04pm)
-Downtown derby debauchery (live music on the river, bar hopping the iron district, etc.)

Sunday, May 4
-After derby brunch
-begin the long roadtrip home

1 comment:

kelsey said...

yah!!! DERBY!
i hope you have a great time!!!
travel safely (esp. after bourbon stops... you know, there might be a contact drunk...) :D