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.
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Courier-Journal turf writer Jennie Rees and husband and trainer Pat Dupuy hope to strike the wire first on Thursday, when their horse, Strike Impact, runs in Churchill Downs' fifth race.
Feast your eyes...and your stomach...on this.
Thursday is the new Oaks for Louisvillians.
Louisville's own VilleBillies are back again with a new album, and some big news for their Derby gigs. Check out what they had to say on all the hype!
Become Facebook fans of Louisville.com for your chance to win tickets to the Second Annual Taste of Derby.
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.
Group educates women about horse racing in a fun, social atmosphere.