Need programs for your Derby party? Here you go!

A Churchill Downs press release and photo image

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Wednesday, April 17, 2024) – Fans, party hosts, horseplayers and memorabilia collectors can now have official Kentucky Derby 150 souvenir programs shipped right to their doorstep in time for Derby Day on Saturday, May 4.

Available exclusively through advanced ordering at, these coveted programs offer a comprehensive look at Kentucky Derby Day. Each program mirrors those offered on-track, boasting full past performances for the entire card along with immersive feature articles.

Following the post-position draw on Saturday, April 27, programs will go to print and be delivered via FedEx by Thursday, May 2.

The last day to place orders is Friday, April 26 with a minimum requirement of five programs per order.

According to the link posted above, the cost is $15 per program. Also from the website: Payment is accepted online only via major credit card. 

IMPORTANT: We cannot deliver to PO Boxes. Be sure to use an address where someone will be available to receive the shipment. There are no returns or refunds for missed deliveries.

For questions, please contact: [email protected]

Jennie Rees is a communications and advocacy specialist in the horse industry who spent 32 years covering horse racing for The (Louisville) Courier-Journal before taking a corporate buyout. In addition to handling communications for the Kentucky HBPA, Rees is Kentucky Downs’ publicity director, manages in-season racing publicity for Ellis Park and serves as a consultant to the National HBPA. Other projects include the Preakness Stakes, Indiana Grand’s Indiana Derby Week and work for various HBPA affiliates and horsemen’s associations.