This year’s Kentucky Derby is on Sat. May 5th. But you can wager the day before the big race by visiting a nearby Suffolk OTB branch. Up for dinner and a drink AND a bet? Stop in at a Suffolk OTB Qwik Bet located in a neighborhood pub or restaurant. Closest to East Hampton are the following Qwik Bets: Southampton Publick House (40 Bowden Sq, Southampton/283-2800), Shagwong (774 Main St, Montauk/668-3050) and CB's Bar and Grill (214 West Montauk Hwy, Hampton Bays/728-7574). The closest full-service branch is the Shirley Branch (6 Northern Blvd, Shirkey).
If you are already a Suffolk OTB account holder, you can also advance wager on the Derby by Telephone (1-877- TEL-BETT/1-877-835-2388) or on the Internet (www.suffolkotb.com). Just click on 'Place Wagers' on the upper left-hand side of the home page.