While the Kentucky Derby began as just a horse race, it's evolved (that's the polite word) into a bit more of a celebration. Here's an overview of our coverage of the debauchery and parties.
Celebrities and poker pros came out last night to drink Jim Beam and play a few rounds of Texas Hold 'Em at the Palace Theater.
While other Derby-eve events are known for its throngs of star-studded celebrities, this party will be sure to please its devoted crowd with fabulous gourmet food, show-stopping entertainment and just plain fun.
This year's celebrity guest list is about as colorful and diverse as the city of Louisville. An eclectic blend of entertainers, scientists, athletes and writers will storm the red carpet and hobnob with guests all night long at The Julep Ball.
We're taking a look at the, er, celebrities that Louisville's Derby parties are serving up this year as proof that the Kentucky Derby is cool and appealing.
Time to put your p-p-p-poker face p-p-poker face on this Thursday night at the pro-celebrity Derby Poker Championship.
Join over 500 professionals at Flame Run Glass Studio for one of the hottest Derby Eve parties in the city. The Derby Hot 100 party takes place on Friday May 6, 2011 and touts one hot event you won't regret.
Derby Week is marked by an impressive slate of extremely festive social events ranging from campouts like the Hillbilly Infield, to the most celebrated party of them all, the Barnstable Brown Gala.
To my recollection, high school prom was not the magical night many girls dream of. No, for me, the excitement and giddiness that prom spurs for most, was reserved instead for another evening: the Barnstable Brown Gala during Derby Weekend 2003.
She may be known for her successful weight-loss empire, but Jenny Craig has another livelihood: horse racing.
Not only did nearly 400 (fabulously dressed) people attend Saturday night's Runway & Rescue, but the animals of Shelby County are closer than ever to being housed in their new state-of-the-art animal sanctuary.•Pictures: Runway & Rescue event! @ The Henry Clay
For the first time in Kentucky's history fashion models will share the runway with furry canine counterparts to benefit the Shelby County Humane Society.