Derby party slated in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM – The Friends of the Sanford Stud Farm will host a Kentucky Derby party from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Recovery Sports Grill, 5005 Route 30. Admission will be free.

At 4 p.m., people will be able to tour the Broodmare Barn of the former Sanford Stud Farm, 4995 Route 30. Afterward, attendees can watch the 140th Kentucky Derby at the Recovery Sports Grill, a news release said.

The event will include a hat contest with prizes for the most original and prettiest.

Attendees will have a chance to win prizes for picking this year’s Derby winner: two tickets to Sanford Stakes luncheon; two tickets to horse tales and cocktails event; an FSSF gift basket.

A portion of the beverage-food tab will benefit the Friends of the Sanford Stud Farm.

For the preservation effort, people must present a Dining to Donate coupon, the release said.

For more information, visit www.sanfordstudfarm.org or call 848-3000.