Watch the "Greatest Two Minutes in Sports" at Southampton Publick House where they are hosting Kentucky Derby festivities including a best hat contest, drink specials and 50/50 raffle. Stop by to see if top contenders Verrazano or Revolutionary hold off the competition to end the day in the Winner's Circle.
Of course watching the Run for the Roses wouldn't be complete without sipping on the traditional Derby beverage, the Mint Julep. Southampton Publick House will be serving Mint Julep specials in the Taproom beginning at 5 p.m. Ladies donning their best festive hat will receive a free Mint Julep and the best hat worn in the spirit of the Kentucky Derby will receive a $250 Ava's gift. Take a chance on luck with a 50/50 raffle ticket which will benefit Lucia's Angel.
The Kentucky Derby begins at 6:24 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, and will be shown on televisions in the Taproom as well as the Dining Room.
Southampton Publick House is located at 40 Bowden Square in Southampton. For more information call 631-283-2800 or visit http://www.publick.com/