HomeLocalPonca PostWatch the Kentucky Derby Today at Southwind Casino NewkirkWatch the Kentucky Derby Today at Southwind Casino NewkirkSat, May 5, 2018 by Lyman JamesSHARE NOW You don’t have to be in the Bluegrass State to be in a Bluegrass State-Of-Mind today. You can place a bet, sip on your favorite beverage and watch “the most exciting two minutes in sports” right here in North Central Oklahoma at Southwind Casino in Newkirk.Find out more about Southwind’s OTB (Off Track Betting) by clicking here. To accomodate Kentucky Derby early races Southwind Casino Newkirk will open its doors early at 9am today.At Southwind Casino Newkirk, you can catch the simulcast of today’s Kentucky Derby, the first leg of racing’s Triple Crown, plus the Preakness Stakes on May 19th and the Belmont Stakes on June 9th.Sunny 104.7 and 1230 WBBZ will be on hand, broadcasting live, today from 11am – 1pm and invite you to join us for an unforgettable Derby Day Celebration. Haven’t placed a bet on the Derby before? No worries! It’s simple and fun! Click here for “beginners tips” with the Derby’s Betting 101, or click here for an easy “how-to guide” from Sporting News.