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Derby Days derby days gulfstream

Join the PEARLS Foundation, Inc. and the ladies of the Upsilon Xi Omega Chaper of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. as we TAKEOVER Gulfstream Park for a day of Southern sophistication as we Race Toward Academic Excellence!

So ladies, pull out your fanciest hat & chicest dress and fellas, grab your fedoras and best bowtie, because THIS event is for the posh and proper, the dashing and debonair, the ones who've come to party and make a statement!

SATURDAY, MAY 4th - Kentucky Derby "Day at the Races"
Location: Ten Palms at Gulfstream Park
Attire: Southern Sophisticated/Derby Best
-All-day access to two (2) full gourmet buffets
-Complimentary Welcome Drink (Beer or Wine)
-Cash Bar available
-Best Hat & Best Derby Attire Contests
-Door Prizes & Silent Auction Items
-Indoor & Outdoor seating to mingle with guests & watch the races
-Watch Party for 145th Kenctucky Derby race airing at 6:30PM
-Explore the shoppes and Casino at Gulfstream Park

More Details:
"DERBY DAYS: Racing Toward Academic Excellence" is an event on May 4, 2019, during the 145th Annual running of the Kentucky Derby.

Our celebration will replicate the feel of the Kentucky Derby. Guests will have access to two full lunch buffets, cash bar, viewing of the continuous horse races with the culmination of the running of the 145th Kentucky Derby Race at 6:30 p.m. There will be door prizes, raffle tickets and auction items. Winners will also have the opportunity to meet the winning jockey. Attendees are encouraged to dress in their Derby Best with hats, gloves, sundresses, fedoras, and bowties, to create the excitement of the atmosphere.

You will also have the opportunity to explore the exclusive GulfStream Shoppes, relax at the Spa, try your luck at the Casino or eat, drink and socialize until your heart's content as we watch the day's races.

In the words of Foundation & UXO member Cynthia McDonald, "It's gonna be big!".

See you at the Winners' Circle!


  • LOCATIONTen Palms Restaurant
  • DATE & TIME May, 04 | 1:00 PM