Go, Destin, Go!
A horse named Destin is competing in the Kentucky Derby! Â
- Currently at 20-1, Destin will be riddenÂ by jockey Javier Castellano.
- The horse is owned by Twin Creeks Racing Stables of Kentucky.
- Destinâ€™s pedigree is Dream of Summer by Giantâ€™s Causeway.
- The 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby is this Saturday, May 7. Post time (the start of the race) is at 5:34 p.m. CT.
- StarTribune article: Trainers of Kentucky Derby Entrant Destin Take Calculated Risk After Long Layoff.
If you are looking for a great spot to watch the derby, the Junior League of the Emerald Coast is hosting a fun event at the Emerald Bay Golf Club, Saturday, 3-7 p.m. The fundraising event will feature a live broadcast of the Run for the Roses, plus a silent auction, raffle, and contests for best derby hat, best bow tie, best dressed couple, and biggest hat. There will also be mint juleps!