Great Steamboat Race details to be announced this week


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- Details on this year’s Great Steamboat Race competitors and format of the race to be announced.

The Kentucky Derby Festival will make the announcement on Friday, March 16 at 10 AM.

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There will also be a sampling of individual tasting mats from the Four Roses Bourbon Barrel Selection to determine the batch of bourbon that will be served on the boats during the Great Steamboat Race on May 2.

The race is presented by International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 369 (IBEW), along with contributing sponsors Four Roses, IDD Therapeutic Services, PLLC and media sponsor is Q103.1.

The announcement will be held on the Mary M. Miller located on 4th Street Wharf.