Churchill Downs Inc. President’s Box Seats and 3 night stay for the Kentucky Derby, Louisville, KY
Your host, Churchill Downs President and fellow oarsmen, Bill Carstanjen invites you to be his guest for the 139th running of the Kentucky Oaks and the Kentucky Derby. Spend four days and three nights right in the center of the greatest horse race in the world. You arrive Thursday to get settled at the Gault House, the official hotel of the Kentucky Derby. To start things off on Friday, you are invited to a special day of racing at Churchill Downs Race Track where you will enjoy, along with 110,000 other patrons, ladies’ day at the track, culminating with the running of the Kentucky Oaks, the Fillies (girls) championship race that is the female equivalent of the Kentucky Derby. Girls, remember to dress in pink because Oaks Day is a “Pink Out”. Guys, bring your best pink tie (or go buy one). Come Saturday, get out your best hat and tie - it’s Derby Time! Meet early for the President’s tour of the stables to see the leading Derby contenders, then it’s back to the President’s Box for another full day of the best horse racing in the world. As the winning horse leaves the winner’s circle, the party is just getting started and you’re invited! Continue on to the Winners Party to celebrate with the Derby’s “in” crowd. Yes, this is once in a lifetime opportunity indeed.
Lakefront home in Incline Village, Lake Tahoe, CA
Did someone say Tahoe?! Enjoy a magnificent lakefront home in Incline Village at Lake Tahoe. 6 bedrooms and 7 baths await you and your guests to spread out and enjoy the “Jewel of the Sierras.” Take a swim if you dare - the hot tub will warm you up after. You can’t get any closer to Lake Tahoe than this. A weekend stay is available for a summer or winter visit. (3 Night Stay)
Golf Retreat at Indian Wells, Palm Springs CA
Need an excuse to escape and chase a little white ball around Palm Desert? Here is your chance. A fellow oarsman and oarswoman have graciously made their Indian Wells home available to you. A spacious three bedroom home right on the golf course welcomes you to hot days, warm nights and margaritas by the private pool. A round of golf at one of two local courses is included. Welcome to heaven in the desert.
Four tickets in the University Club for Cal vs. Ohio State, including field passes for one quarter
Now that you just experienced what a cocktail hour can be like in the University Club, imagine enjoying a full day of Cal football at the Cal vs. Ohio State game in the same manner. Will you even be able to choose which quarter to spend down on the field? If you have been listening to Coach Sonny Dykes, the first quarter may be the one. Be one of the few to see the new Bears “Air Raid” up close. Whatever you decide, it is guaranteed to be an amazing, unforgettable day at Memorial Stadium.
Ride along for 6 in the coach’s launch for a Cal Crew practice and classic breakfast
Just waking up before the dawn on this morning will get your old crew juices flowing. Friends of Cal Crew Vice President, Zach Vlahos, will greet you with a hot cup of Joe as the team files into the Boathouse for morning practice. Watch the coaches set the line ups and then take you and five guests along in the launch for an up close Bears practice. Afterwards, enjoy a hosted breakfast at Alameda’s famous Jim’s with Coach Teti or O’Neill.
Dinner for two at La Folie, tickets to the opening night of San Francisco Ballet’s production of Onegin.
If an evening of fine dining and culture is what you desire, it is yours for the taking. La Folie, one of San Francisco’s best Michelin rated restaurants, is an experience in and of itself. Adding the opening night at the San Francisco Ballet truly makes this a big night in the city.
Reception and cocktail in our lounge followed by 4 course dinner in main dining room prepared by Chef Roland Passot.
A collection of 24 premium wines from Australia and New Zealand
Again, our Cal Crew sommelier has picked a plethora of exceptional wines from Australia and New Zealand for you to enjoy. Shiraz, Chardonnay, Cabernet and Pinot Noir - wines for all the best occasions. It’s an easy way to round out any wine cellar with fine wines from the other side of the world.
Christ Craft Corsair, up to 10 passengers, Monday – Thursday during the first week of The America’s Cup
The world’s biggest sailing race is coming to San Francisco and you can be right in the middle of it. See the early racing action just feet from the course boundary lines. The boat’s captain will make sure you have an excellent and comfortable view. If sailing is not your thing, the boat can be yours for a private bay cruise on another day of your own choosing. (As available spring – fall.)