Celebrate the 150th Kentucky Derby with us at Buffalo Raceway on Saturday, May 4th. Whether you're looking for a day-long event, a afternoon of live racing, or just to bet the Derby, Buffalo Raceway has you covered. We can't wait to celebrate the greatest two minutes in sports with you!

Buffalo Raceway is offering three options on Derby Day 2024:

1. Clubhouse Reservations for Live Racing, First Post 2:30pm.

  • Clubhouse Sports Bar will be open 12-8pm.
  • Reservations recommended for live racing. We will try to accommodate walk-ins, but we are unable to guarantee availability. 
  • We are not accepting reservations for after the conclusion of live racing. There will be open seating for watching the Derby. 

2. Derby Express, 10am-7pm.

  • Come in to bet the Derby, no reservations required!
  • Seating available in the grandstand
  • Located in the Clubhouse party section. 

3. Dine and Derby Party

  • $55/person, or reserve a table for up to 8 people for $400/table. Reservations REQUIRED.
  • Please call 716-523-4931 to RSVP for the Dine & Derby Party before Wednesday, May 1. 
  • Exclusive Promotions and Giveaways throughout the event. No additional purchases required.
    • Lucky Exacta Contest with a free 150th Kentucky Derby Mint Julep Glass
    • Best Hat and Dressed Contest!
  • Live music TBD
  • Free Entry packet which includes programs for Buffalo Raceway, Belmont, and Churchill, Hamburg Gaming Match Play, and more!
  • Catered Buffet, 4:00 - 5:30 pm.
  • Cash bar
  • Tellers for party patrons only.
  • Located in the Carousel Room downstairs in the Clubhouse. Doors open at 1pm.


For more information on these events, please call 716-649-1280 ext. 6300. Must RSVP for the Dine and Derby party at 716-523-4931.

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