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How to Score Free Sober Rides on Derby Week

Early Times Mint Julep, the official drink of the Kentucky Derby, and Yellow Cab are offering more than 1,000 vouchers for safe rides during Derby week, while Miller Lite will be sponsoring a free trolley service.

According to a press release, Early Times Mint Julep will be present at nine locations through May 1. People who sign its Kentucky Derby themed taxi featuring the Early Times Mint Julep insignia as their pledge to drink responsibly will receive a $15 taxi voucher they can later redeem with Yellow Cab, Cardinal Cab and Checker Cab and are valid through midnight on Sunday, May 5.

In celebration of Kentucky Derby 139, 139 taxi vouchers will be offered at three locations on each date:

·Monday, April 29, 6-8 p.m., St. Matthews corridor at Tin Roof, Drake's and 60 West)
·Tuesday, April 30, 6-8 p.m., Baxter Avenue corridor at O'Shea's, Molly Malone's and Baxter's 942 Bar & Grill
·Wednesday, May 1, 9-11 p.m., Fourth Street Live! at Sports and Social Club, Sully's and The Marquee Bar

Also, from a different press release, "Miller Lite is bringing its popular Free Rides program back to Louisville for Derby Eve. Miller Lite Free Rides will be available on Friday, May 3, from 6 p.m. until 1 a.m. on all regularly scheduled TARC bus and trolley routes; a special trolley service will also run every 10 minutes until midnight on the Main-Market route. Schedule information is available at www.millerlitefreerides.com," texting "FREE RIDES" to 90464 or calling 800-FREE RIDES.

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[Photo: Zach Everson]