Have you ever been to Churchill Downs to watch the Kentucky Derby? I've seen it 30+ times on TV but have never seen it live. Let me tell you, it's a RUSH - even if you don't have a horse in the race!
I was able to snap some photos of the contenders as they made their way to the gate and during the race!
I'm here at the Kentucky Oaks in Louisville, Kentucky and I've got to tell you - the fashion is amazing. I love seeing these beautiful hats and wish we could wear them year round! Okay maybe not... Check out our gallery from the fashion show and some of the amazing creativity that went into some of these hats!
Whether you are headed to Louisville this Saturday or are attending a world-famous Derby party right here in the tri-state, you'll need an awesome hat. Here's a tutorial on how to make your own with $20 in supplies.
A big thanks to my mother-in-law, Elaine Sollars, for helping me make the hat and the video..
Being as close to Louisville as we are in the Tri-State, the Kentucky Derby is something many of us take time to catch each first Saturday in May. I grew up in Louisville, so I always make plans to at least watch the race. In 2009, a major long shot, Mine That Bird took the garland of roses, and that underdog story has prompted a new film, '50 to 1' produced by Oscar winner, Jim Wilson. I had a
This week I am typing this mutha out in a cheap hotel somewhere on the outskirts of Louisville, Kentucky. For it is Derby weekend my dear friends! Unfortunately I failed to make prior arrangements at a more appropriate lodging facility closer to track...
Miranda Lambert spent last weekend at the Kentucky Derby. She wasn't there with Blake, she was there with her girlfriends! It was her Bachelorette Party!!! No strippers or naughty gag gifts, Miranda and her friends
In an interesting twist of fate, jockey John Velazquez rode three-year-old horse Animal Kingdom to victory at the 137th Kentucky Derby, held Saturday at Louisville's historic Churchill Downs.
Velazquez was originally scheduled to ride Uncle Mo before the horse was scratched due to a stomach virus. Luckily for him, Velazquez was quickly snatched up by owner Barry Irwin, who needed a replacement aft