2019 Kentucky Derby Festival poster goes to print

2019 Kentucky Derby Festival poster goes to print
Chimel Ford inspects a freshly printed poster.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The official poster for the 2019 Kentucky Derby Festival went to print Monday.

The artist of the poster, Chimel Ford, was there to watch the poster come off the press at Derby City Litho.

The 2019 KDF poster.
The 2019 KDF poster. (WAVE 3 News)

He said it took him two weeks to create the artwork, which features a Pegasus in front of vibrant fireworks over a marching band.

The poster will be available for preorder through Feb. 17 by clicking here.

The poster will be unveiled to the public during Festival Unveiled” on March 14 at Mellwood Arts Center. For more information about Festival Unveiled or for tickets, click here.

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