The 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday brings a field of 20 horses all vying not only to win the one and a quarter mile race but compete for horse racing’s vaunted Triple Crown. Last year, American Pharoah broke a 37-year drought when he won the Triple Crown. This year, Churchill Downs in Louisville hopes to start the hopes of another Triple Crown winner on May 7. This year, watch Exaggerator, Gun Runner, Mohaymen, Mor Spirit and Nyquist, the favorites of the field, as they make up the most exciting two minutes in sports. Here, TK places in Las Vegas that have Kentucky Derby specials.Read More
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1. B&B Burger & Beer
B&B Burger & Beer has a Mint Julep milkshake.
2. Beer Park
Beer Park at Paris Las Vegas will host a rooftop Kentucky Derby viewing party sponsored by Veuve Clicquot champagne on Saturday, May 7, as well as a pop-up bar experience at the Kentucky Derby. Everyone gets a free glass of Veuve Clicquot champagne. Kentucky Hot Brown, made with shaved oven-roasted turkey, aged Kentucky ham, Mornay sauce, parmesan cheese and tomato, sandwiched between two slices of toasted bread will also be available to purchase.
3. Buddy V's Ristorante
Buddy V’s Ristorante has $5 Mint Juleps, Prosecco and sangria in the bar and lounge for the entire day.
4. Double Helix Wine & Whiskey Bar
Double Helix has half-off Woodford Reserve all day on May 7.
5. La Cave Food & Wine Hideaway
Las Vegas, NV 89109
La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway at Wynn Las Vegas will celebrate Kentucky Derby tradition with a Kentucky Mule, debuting on Saturday, May 7. It’s made with Eagle Rare Bourbon Whiskey, Fever Tree ginger beer, mint leaves and lime wedges served in a chilled copper mug, priced at $16.
6. Lagasse's Stadium
Lagasse’s Stadium has fried green tomatoes with cold remoulade for $10, Kentucky Hot Brown and Creole seasoned French fries for $13 and fried chicken biscuits with bourbon barbecue sauce with fried pickles and Creole seasoned French fries for $15.
7. Minus5° Ice Lounge
Minus5 Ice Bar at Mandalay Place and the Monte Carlo has Mint Juleps with a twist, served in a glass made of 100 percent pure ice, all within the beauty of a -5° Celsius (23° Fahrenheit) ice environment. The cocktail features a blend of bourbon, mojito rum and topped with soda. To complete the celebration, guests will also be able to view the all-new hand-carved horse sculpture, created by Minus5’ award-wining master ice carvers, at the “coolest” bars in Las Vegas.
8. MRKT Sea & Land
Aliante’s MRKT Sea & Land has the MRKT Julep cocktail based on the traditional drink, featuring basil and gin. In addition, Aliante will offer its prime rib slider cart in the Race & Sports Book throughout the weekend, featuring one slider for $3 or two for $5. The Race & Sports Book will also offer a Traditional Kentucky Woodford Reserve Mint Julep for $3, and $2 beers. Also available will be Aliante’s signature offer of $3 Jack Honey, Jägermeister or Fireball shots with the purchase of any beer exclusively on Saturday, May 7.
9. Off The Strip at The LINQ
Guests who post their big hat photos to social media will get a free Mint Julep on us at Off The Strip.
10. The Rockhouse
Rockhouse has guaranteed seating and an all-day open bar valid through midnight for well cocktails, domestic draft beers and house wines as well as a specialty Mint Julep.