Friday is Ladies Day at Churchill Downs with the 137th running of the Kentucky Oaks .
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Oaks 137 Profile: Daisy Devine
Oaks 137 Profile: Her Smile
Oaks 137 Profile: Zazu [Kentucky Derby]
Oaks 137 Profile: Suave Voir Faire [Kentucky Derby]
Breeders' Cup Juvenile Champ will not run for the roses.
The venue was packed full, and Kentucky Derby Jockeys Johnny Velazquez, Rosie Napravnik , and Julian Leparoux were all behind the bar slinging Woodford Reserve and French Manhattans.
While the Kentucky Derby party season officially got underway weeks ago with the epic fireworks event Thunder Over Louisville, the derby's party circuit proper begins this evening.
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.
Oaks 137 Profile: Summer Soiree [Kentucky Derby]
Oaks 137 Profile: Lilacs and Lace [Kentucky Derby]