150K – Number of attendees expected for the 2023 Kentucky Derby (15 times more compared to the first race in 1875).
$78 Million – Net revenue increase due to the Kentucky Derby & Oaks in 2022.
$274 Million – Total amount wagered on the 2022 Kentucky Derby (9% more than the previous record in 2019).
$250 to $1,000 – Price of a high-end Kentucky Derby hat (90% of female spectators wear hats).
120K – Number of Mint Juleps served over Kentucky Derby weekend, requiring 1K pounds of fresh mint and 60K pounds of ice.
522,000 – Number of cans of beer that will be consumed. 142,000 hot dogs will be eaten.
$1.28 Billion – Sales of thoroughbred horses in 2022 (up 11% from 2021).