Friday, April 30, 2010

Run For The Roses

Vernon Downs Casino & Hotel will be hosting Derby Fest 3, in celebration of the Kentucky Derby, this Saturday, May 1.

The exciting day of events begins with simulcast races from Churchill Downs starting at approximately 10:30am. Guests can watch and wager on all the races leading up to the 136th Run for the Roses (post time approximately 6:24pm). An evening of Live Harness racing follows, post time 6:55pm.

Derby Fest 3 will also feature a day of events and activities including live entertainment, a Derby Hat contest, a Mint Julep Jamboree, the thrill of the gaming floor and more!

Now hosting its 57th season of racing, Vernon Downs occupies a 34,000 square foot gaming facility featuring over 850 video gaming machines, restaurants, lounges and arcades in addition to live racing and simulcasting. The property also offers an all-suites hotel and employs almost 300 people.

Vernon Downs Casino & Hotel is open year-round and is located on Routes 5 and 31 in Vernon, NY.