Ford’s Garage Restaurant Named An Official Watch Location for 2023 Running of the 149th Kentucky Derby

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Ford’s Garage, where diners fuel up on handcrafted burgers and beer while savoring automotive nostalgia, is serving the electrifying action of The Kentucky Derby© as an official watch location for the storied event. The restaurant brand invites racing fans and friends to taste 10 days of excitement April 27-May 6 with a full program of race coverage, commemorative merchandise, special giveaways and themed menu items at all 22 locations. The Kentucky Derby themed events are engineered in a collaborative partnership between Ford’s Garage, Ford Motor Company, Churchill Downs Racetrack and The Kentucky Derby. Ford’s Garage guests can enjoy a special commemorative menu throughout the 10-day event. Each location is mixing up custom cocktails including the Mint Julep, featuring Old Forester bourbon, and the Woodford Reserve Spire, with Woodford Reserve bourbon. Complimentary keepsake glasses will be available in limited quantities for Ford’s Garage MotorClub members and for purchase at participating locations. The Kentucky Derby Day events culminate on May 6 for the 149th Kentucky Derby, where the world’s top Thoroughbreds compete for the first leg in horseracing’s Triple Crown. A branded Ford vehicle will be on display at select Ford’s Garage locations, in keeping with the restaurant brand’s service station theme. Ford’s Garage locations are filled with memorabilia from Ford Motor Company, which has granted the brand the exclusive rights to use its logo.  The watch parties are the starting bell for a year of celebration leading to the race’s 150th anniversary in 2024. Keep up with us on social for more news about the countdown to Derby 150 at Ford’s Garage.

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