Woodford Reserve, the Presenting Sponsor of the Kentucky Derby, celebrates “The Most Thrilling Two Minutes in Sports activities” with the discharge of its 2024 commemorative Derby bottle.

This 12 months’s particular launch celebrates the one hundred and fiftieth operating of the Kentucky Derby. The product options the art work of Kentucky native Wylie Caudill, identified for his daring, repetitive patterns, and his signature roses, the corporate says. His portray, “Adorned in Roses,” depicts a racing thoroughbred coated with crimson roses, with a background of multi-colored roses. 

The one-liter bottle retails for $55 and is offered for buy globally. A particular presale on ReserveBar begins March 5. It is also on the market at Woodford Reserve Distillery and within the Woodford Reserve on-line retailer beginning March 5.

“Wylie’s art work embodies the spirit of Woodford Reserve, the liveliness of Churchill Downs throughout race day, and the center of Kentucky,” Woodford Reserve Grasp Distiller Elizabeth McCall says. “We’re thrilled to have a Kentuckian’s art work on our bottle throughout this monumental 12 months.”

Caudill grew up drawing and portray in Cynthiana, KY. Throughout school, he spent his free time creating chalk drawings, leaving his mark round campus and resulting in his title “chalk man” amongst locals. He expanded his public avenue artwork to portray murals in Lexington after school, and lots of of his murals may be seen throughout Kentucky immediately. Caudill additionally created the Official Artwork of the Kentucky Derby for Churchill Downs for the one hundred and fiftieth Derby, marking the primary 12 months that Woodford Reserve and Churchill Downs used the identical artist. 

“As a Kentucky native, I’m honored to be part of this milestone celebration,” Caudill says. “I’ve painted my signature roses many instances through the years, however this one is really particular. The colourful roses symbolize the varied Derby followers from world wide, connecting folks past the monitor.”


Woodford Reserve’s Derby bottle has been an annual collector’s merchandise since 1999. 

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