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Brunch at El Camino

For a relaxed Derby Sunday brunch, trot to these restaurants

It’s Derby Sunday and you’re hungry. Even if you behaved and left the streets to hit the sheets at a decent hour, you’re still beat. You’ve had it with sundresses, hats and heels, bowties, blazers and button-down shirts. You’re thinking, “If we can’t go somewhere where I can eat in jeans and a pullover shirt,… Continue Reading

Kentucky Derby Trophies

Derby Betting Tips for Dummies

There is a good reason they call the Kentucky Derby the “two most exciting minutes in sports.” At how many other major sporting events can you leave with more money than you came with? There are literally tens of thousands of races each year, but none offer the excitement of the Run for the Roses…. Continue Reading


Tale of the Horse Video & Recipes!

So much attention on the Derby and Mint Juleps, but the Tale of the Horse Contest sponsored by is focused on the much overlooked day after the Derby and giving local bartenders an opportunity to create something different, something perfect for the day after… Watch them shake swizzle and stir in this recap of the… Continue Reading

Get Ready!

KIRIE BOATNECK DRESS FRONT-Photo courtesy Rodeo Drive

Fashion Forecast For Derby 2014 by Angie Fenton

The first rule of dressing for the Kentucky Derby is there are no rules — and that’s what makes the fashion free-for-all so much fun. Many fashionistas who’ve attended the annual event agree picking the perfect outfit has as much to do with how it makes you feel as it does donning the latest trends…. Continue Reading

Fourth Street Live

The Derby Delivers Music

The Derby delivers music galore with a wide variety of musical entertainment from Country to Hip Hop, Oldies and Gospel to Jazz and pretty much everything in between. The Kentucky Derby Festival  alone features over twenty-five mostly free concerts at the Chow Wagon on the Miller Lite Music Stage and wraps it up with Waterfront… Continue Reading

In The Know

Wide Brim Hat

The Kentucky Derby Hat: Tips and Trends for 2014
by Tori Summers and Elizabeth Jenkins

So you don’t know all the stats about the Derby contenders, and you may bet according to the Jockey’s silks. It’s okay, we’ve all done it. If you’re like us, there’s one  thing you do know, and that is how a great Derby hat can really make your ... [Continue Reading]

Volleyball Classic

Volleyball is a Roundball, Too!

Everyone knows that Louisville is a basketball town, but did you know it's big on Volleyball, too? The Kentucky Derby Festival Volleyball Classic is the country’s largest outdoor tournament with over 500 teams participating  in two  Louisville ... [Continue Reading]

Bourbon at Doc Crow's

There’s Always Time for Sipping Bourbon

Celebrate your winnings and warm up for the Derby.  There's always time for sipping “America’s only native spirit” (named as such by Congress 50 years ago). Enjoy Kentucky’s finest at these Lexington establishments specializing in the famed ... [Continue Reading]