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Presented by EXCEL

Week of August 30 – September 5
Baton Rouge, Louisiana


Although we weren’t able to gather together this year for St. Jude Day at the Derby, we appreciate your continued support. We look forward to seeing you on May 1, 2021 at the Fourth Annual St. Jude Day at the Derby at Live Oak Arabians!

Photos from the 2019 St. Jude Day at the Derby

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All proceeds from this event will benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, where families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.


St. Jude patient Lea


Become a sponsor


By partnering with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and sponsoring this event, you will align your company name with the strong, nationally recognized St. Jude mission and brand, and instill pride in your employees, consumers, vendors and company executives.

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Kelsey Megilligan
(225) 436-2927 




Chair: Mike Matthis

Franz Borghardt • Heidi Diecedue • Joey Diecedue • Troy Hebert  
Jordan Hultburg • Andree Miller • Holley Pizzuto • Paula Sisson • Blake Whittle 
Ruth Wisher • Jay Wood • Don Zito • Lenau Zito



Presenting Sponsor



Thank you to our sponsors

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