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Niagara Derby Day Raises $60,000 for Charity

May 6, 2019

By: Tristen Randall

Saturday saw over 500 people attend the second-annual Niagara Derby Day at the Meridian Centre.

Attendees dressed in traditional Kentucky Derby attire including suits and dresses complete with stylish hats - all in bright summer colours. 

Many activities came with the celebration of horse racing including raffles, gourmet food and cocktails, and even fashion shows. 

In total, a whopping $60,000 was made from the event. The money will go towards FACS Niagara, an organization that helps families and children in the Niagara Region.