(WHAS11) – Yum! Brands will be on board as the sponsor for the Kentucky Derby through 2015.
The terms of the new agreement with Churchill Downs were not released. The Louisville based company has sponsored the Derby since 2006.
Churchill Downs said in a statement that the agreement will not change the Derby's $2 million purse.
The agreement will also add a portion of the sponsorship's revenues to race purses during the spring and fall meets.