10 Official Promotional Products of the Kentucky Derby
The 141st Kentucky Derby is this weekend so let's take a look at some of the branded merchandise available in the official store of the Kentucky Derby.
The Kentucky Derby 141 Post Position Tee doesn't have a finalized look yet, but after tonight's post positions draw, it will feature a 141 left chest logo with a full back showcasing poll position and odds along with each horse's and jockey's name.
The Kentucky Derby 141 Extreme Washed Cardinal Red Personalized Cap (also available in royal blue) features two set embroidery locations ("FIRST SATURDAY IN MAY" on the back and "MAY 2, 2015" on the left side of the bill) with an option of a third personalized location on the right side of the cap.
The Kentucky Derby 141 Mint Julep Glass is the derby's most popular product, according to the Sports Business Journal in Louisville, which cited Kristin Warfield, Churchill Downs' vice president of partnerships, who gave a figure of $1 million in Churchill branded merchandise sold each year. She noted hats and apparel are also top sellers. This 12 oz. glass, which features that past 140 winners of the Kentucky Derby on the back, is available individually or in four, 12, 36 and 72 packs. There is also a version imprinted with 22k gold ink.
The Kentucky Derby Tote features official Churchill Downs sublimated artwork by Kimberly Samtini. The canvas bag measures 20x18".
The Kentucky Derby Oval Serving Tray is very pretty to view or can be used to serve hors d'oeuvres before the race. The aluminum tray measures 22.5x11.5".
Kentucky Derby Icon iPhone 4/4s and 5/5s Covers are available with the Kentucky Derby logo sublimated on the back. It has a rubber lining with a hard back.
The store offers seven paint kits, including the "Run for the Roses" Paint Kit. Each kit measures 16x16" and includes a canvas with a wood frame, and acrylic paints and brushes.
The Kentucky Derby Icon Softshell Jacket is constructed of polyester and spandex bonded fleece with a water-repellent finish and includes an embroidered left chest Kentucky Derby logo.
Learn all of the derby lingo before the race starts with the Kentucky Derby Lingo Mug. The 15 oz. ceramic mug features some of the best-known phrases and verbiage of the race.
While this one might not technically be a promotional product, it definitely is representative of the Kentucky Derby. Designed by Christine A. Moore Millinery, the Ladies' Andrea Derby Hat is very large and will fit in perfectly at the Derby or any Derby party.