Thorobreds®

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What began as a program for Festival volunteers, the Thorobreds, has grown into the Kentucky Derby Festival’s VIP membership program. Become a member and you’ll not only support Kentucky’s largest civic celebration, you’ll make connections with hundreds of ambitious business professionals, including the Festival’s 75 board members.

As an exclusive member of the Thorobreds you will receive:

  • 1 complimentary ticket to the 2022 KDF Festival Unveiled;
  • The opportunity to purchase discounted tickets to events;
  • An Advanced Ticket Order Form to order event tickets before public sale;
  • Regular issues of “Festival News” via email to keep you in the loop;
  • Personal recognition on the Derby Festival’s Website;
  • Your own Thorobred membership pin (gets you into all Pegasus Pin admission events!); and
  • That good feeling of knowing you directly supported Louisville’s oldest and most beloved Festival.

The Basic Thorobred membership is only $100 and includes all of the benefits listed above.

  • Limited Edition Gold Pegasus Pin

PLUS all Basic Level Thorobred Perks: 

  • 1 complimentary ticket to the 2022 KDF Festival Unveiled;
  • The opportunity to purchase discounted tickets to events;
  • An Advanced Ticket Order Form to order event tickets before public sale;
  • Regular issues of “Festival News” via email to keep you in the loop;
  • Personal recognition on the Derby Festival’s Website;
  • Your own Thorobred membership pin (gets you into all Pegasus Pin admission events!); and
  • That good feeling of knowing you directly supported Louisville’s oldest and most beloved Festival.

The Benefactor Thorobred membership is only $250 and includes all of the benefits listed above.

  • 2 Thunder VIP Tent Tickets (Drinks/Food/Best View)

PLUS all Basic Level Thorobred Perks: 

  • 1 complimentary ticket to the 2022 KDF Festival Unveiled;
  • The opportunity to purchase discounted tickets to events;
  • An Advanced Ticket Order Form to order event tickets before public sale;
  • Regular issues of “Festival News” via email to keep you in the loop;
  • Personal recognition on the Derby Festival’s Website;
  • Your own Thorobred membership pin (gets you into all Pegasus Pin admission events!); and
  • That good feeling of knowing you directly supported Louisville’s oldest and most beloved Festival.

The Thunder Thorobred membership is only $500 and includes all of the benefits listed above.