Celebrate the 144th Kentucky Derby this May 4-5 at the Race & Sports Book at Rampart Casin


Veteran racing handicapper Bob Ike will lead a Derby Seminar on May 4 followed by a host of Derby Day drawings and a souvenir glass giveaway to round out the betting action on May 5


April 4, 2018



It’s the 144th Annual Kentucky Derby and Rampart Casino is the place to watch all the action at the Twin Spires. There will be two days of festivities for casino guests:

  • Friday, May 4

Free Handicapping Seminar and Raffle: Join veteran handicapper Bob Ike and Race & Sports Manager Duane Colucci for a Derby Day Seminar. Ike will handicap each horse, giving guests a leg up on the race. All participants will be entered into a raffle drawing for Free Slot Play that will be held during the seminar.

  • Saturday, May 5

Kentucky Derby Raffle: Derby bettors will receive a certificate for each post position horse (1 – 20) to correspond with the post position number of each horse in the Kentucky Derby.  The guests with the matching post position number for each horse (win/place/show) will win a Free Slot Play Bonus in the same amount of mutuels paid for a $20 Win/Place/Show wager.

  • Kentucky Derby Souvenir Glass Giveaway: Make a $25 race wager in the Race & Sports Book and receive an official Kentucky Derby souvenir glass, while supplies last. Then, don a favorite hat, have a mint julep and get in on the action this side of Kentucky for the nation’s top horse race!


Professional handicapper Bob Ike has worked in the horse racing industry since he could place his first bet. Ike has been a leading public handicapper since 1985, where he also shares his expertise as a radio host and on his website, BobIkePicks.com. Both Ike and Colucci will be on-hand and available for interview on May 4. Colucci will also be available for interview on May 5.


Friday, May 4 – Derby Seminar and Raffle

Cascade Lounge

6 p.m.

Saturday, May 5 – Derby Day Raffle and Souvenir Glass Giveaway

Race & Sports Book

Drawings begin at 10:30 a.m. and run every 30 minutes from 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Kentucky Derby post time: approximately 3:30 p.m.

Make a $25 race wager in the Race & Sports Book and receive an official Kentucky Derby souvenir glass, while supplies last.


Rampart Casino

221 N. Rampart Blvd.

Las Vegas, NV 89145


About Rampart Casino

Rampart Casino, an elegant 50,000-square-foot casino, offers more than 1,400 slot machines, two dozen gaming tables, a 300-seat Bingo Room and a Race & Sports Book. Rampart Casino’s Rampart Rewards club program offers exclusive resort benefits and rewards based on play, such as dining, spa and golf discounts, plus complimentary room nights at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa. For the latest Rampart Casino news, follow on Facebook (RampartCasino) and Twitter (@RampartCasino). Contact the casino at 702-507-5900.

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Alissa Kelly / Aimee Stephens

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