Kentucky Derby auctions off Mint Julep Cups

There will be more bidding going on at this year’s Kentucky Derby and it won’t be on the track.

Woodford Reserve’s has announced it is broadening the sale of the world’s most expensive Mint Julep Cup to the internet.

Three different designs will be auctioned off and bidding starts at $1, 000.

The first is a Gold Cup, the second is the Triple Crown Cup and the third is the Kentucky Derby Legend Gold Cup.

The cups are made with sterling silver and plated with 24 karat gold.

All the money raised will go to the Thoroughbred Charities of America.

Bidding begins April 17, 2007, at 12 p.m.