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2014 $1,000 Mint Julep Cup unveiled

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A cocktail cup featuring a new theme and new design was unveiled at Churchill Downs Monday.

Churchill Downs and Woodford Reserve unveiled the 2014 edition of the $1,000 Mint Julep Cup.

In honor of the 89th anniversary of the Kentucky Derby's designation as the Run for the Roses, 89 exclusive rose theme Mint Julep cups were designed.

Of those cups 79 are gold plated and sell for $1,000. The other 10 are gold plated with sterling silver and sell for $2,000.

The 2014 cups went on sale Monday, April 14. Proceeds from the cups will benefit Old friends Thoroughbred Retirement Center. For more information, click here.

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