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Pegasus Pins a sure sign that Spring is near

Looking for a sign that spring is just around the corner? Kentucky Derby Festival Pegasus Pins will be available at over 1,000 locations starting Monday, March 4! The pins can be found at grocery stores, gas stations, banks and other retail outlets around Kentuckiana – from Elizabethtown to Louisville and in Southern Indiana – as well as online at PegasusPins.com. The pins are $6 each at retail locations and $7 at the entrance to events. Festival Fun Packs, which include a Commemorative “Pegasus Power” Superhero Pin and 4 Pegasus Pins, also return this year for $25.

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The Festival is giving away 8 Weekly Grand Prizes and any 2019 Pegasus Pin will be your opportunity to win! To be eligible to win any of the prizes, pins must be registered online at PegasusPins.com. The prizes will be given away weekly beginning Friday, March 15, through Friday, May 3. To find out if your pin is a winner, tune into Wave 3 News for the Weekly Grand Prize Drawings and the Gold Winner Pin Drawing.

2019 Weekly Grand Prizes include:

  • Evan Williams Bourbon Experience Speakeasy Bourbon Party
  • $2,500 Main Event Entertainment Gift Card
  • $2,500 AAA Travel Credit
  • $2,500 Commonwealth Credit Union Visa Gift Card
  • $2,500 Cox’s Smoker’s Outlet and Spirit Shoppe The Cox’s and Maker’s Mark Bourbon Experience
  • $2,500 Papa John’s Gift Card
  • $2,500 Meijer Shopping Spree
  • $2,500 Kroger Fuel Card
  • $2,500 Kroger Grocery Card

Pegasus Pin purchasers also have the opportunity to win one of the coveted Gold Winner Pegasus Pins. With over 12,000 of these pins in circulation, the odds of finding a gold winner Pegasus Pin are approximately 1 in 20. In addition to the Weekly Grand Prizes, Gold Pin Winners are also eligible for a chance to win a 2019 Honda CR-V to be given away Friday, May 10, on WAVE 3 News.

Along with the chance to win Grand Prizes, each Pegasus Pin envelope also includes 3 coupons provided by retail partners including Kroger, Papa Johns, Meijer, Main Event, Cox’s Smoker’s Outlet & Spirit Shoppe and Liquor Barn/Party Mart, to name a few.

This year’s pin design is inspired by the Festival’s official uniform jacket, just released last spring. The plastic pin is a miniature version of the jacket in fuchsia and Caribbean blue.

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