LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The Kentucky Derby Festival announced Republic Bank has renewed its sponsorship of the Pegasus Parade to extend throughout the 2013 Derby Festival.
KDF also announced a new contest to rename the large inflatable balloon previously known as "Absolutely Pegasus." The contest begins Oct. 10 and runs through the end of the year.
There are three ways to enter:
- Pick up an entry form at an area Republic Bank branch
- Email a submission to Pegasus@republicbank.com
- Text "PEGASUS" then a space, then your name submission to 511511
The winner will be announced in March 2012 at the annual float and inflatable position draw for the parade and introduced at the Republic Bank Pegasus parade Preview party on May 1, 2012. The winner will also ride in the parade and will receive tickets in the review stand for the event.
The theme for the 2012 Republic Bank Pegasus parade is "Family, Fun and Games. The parade is set for May 3, 2012.