Kenwood Racing Hosts Derby Party in Asbury Park

Jersey Shore Events: Kentucky Derby at BACA Sports Lounge Asbury ParkBaca Sports Lounge and Kenwood Team Up To Celebrate the Greatest Two Minutes in Sports

Kenwood Racing, a leading thoroughbred racing stable based at Monmouth Park, will host an afternoon-long Kentucky Derby celebration on Saturday, May 5 in Asbury Park.  The event will kick-off at 1 p.m. at BACA Sports Lounge in the heart of downtown Asbury and include live racing all day, culminating with the live broadcast of the Kentucky Derby, insider handicapping tips from thoroughbred professionals, cocktail and food specials, and a chance to win big on Derby Day.

With multiple big-screen televisions and a sports-lounge vibe, BACA offers the perfect venue for this great, open-to-the-public event.  Live telecasts featuring top races from Churchill Downs will precede the 138th renewal of “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports.”   Kenwood founder and racing manager, H. Robb Levinsky will be onsite all afternoon to offer an insider’s handicapping perspective. Guests will enjoy a designated VIP area, specialty cocktails and cuisine, and the opportunity to win a “Day at the Races” with Kenwood Racing at Monmouth Park, including admissions, private box seating, and a chance to meet owners, trainers and jockeys.

“We are excited to be able to celebrate the Kentucky Derby with this great event right here in Asbury Park. It’s the perfect opportunity for Kenwood’s team to help introduce thoroughbred racing to a new generation of fans, and hopefully give them a reason to visit Monmouth Park this summer,” commented Levinsky. “Our offices are right here in Asbury Park and our horses are based at Monmouth Park each summer. We are a local business and it’s great to be able to host an event like this at a venue like BACA, right in the heart of Asbury’s downtown.”

Kenwood’s Kentucky Derby Party will take place on Saturday, May 5 from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. at BACA (533 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park, 732-846-6153).  To learn more about Kenwood Racing, please visit


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