Photo courtesy of goldplaited, hats by Angela Moreno Hats. Fascinators. Chapeaus. Whatever you call them, women attending the Kentucky Derby plan wh...
Mix-up a batch or two of Mint Juleps, invite some friends over, serve some cheesy biscuits and put on the big screen.
Leave the race to the ponies, you'll be busy serving this winning menu.
How can it be? The Kentucky Derby 2015 is upon us. The preps are done and the scores have been racked up to identify the 20 horses that will explode out of the starting gate next Saturday.
Whether you're a racing aficionado or simply a casual observer at this glamorous event, here's a look at some of the customs that are part of the festivities.
Having lived in Cincinnati, Ohio for 14 years, I know what Maker's Mark is. I'm guessing you are a Kentucky girl? Or you're a Southern girl with a penchant for whiskey? I'm hedging on the latter...
Lexington is horse country in every sense of the word and, on my drive from the airport, I was enthralled with the spectacular scenery: the rolling hills of Kentucky's famed Blue Grass region with pretty red barns, fields and meadows.
After the world chess champion Magnus Carlsen collected two more world titles last week in Dubai, winning the FIDE Rapid and Blitz championships, new comparisons were inevitable. Now he might be compared to a horse or a long distance runner, I thought.
Like so many others, I've been inspired by the story of California Chrome. So much in fact, that despite not being a fan of horse racing, I decided to make the pilgrimage to Belmont Park.
The beauty and majesty of thoroughbred horse racing is indeed poetry in motion. When these magnificent animals take to the track, they do what is in their blood to do... they do what they were born to do... they run.
Indiana is a state with a considerable creative history, where the arts are alive and hanging in there.
Watching this year's Kentucky Derby winner, California Chrome, made me reflect on my own peak experience as an owner in a racehorse who also wasn't expected to become anything special amongst the 30,000+ racehorses that are born each year.
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Moderation is smart in any situation, but especially when it comes to the Kentucky Derby.
No matter where you're watching the race, don't forget the ultimate accessory -- a classic Mint Julep in a sliver cup.
On May 3, thoroughbred racing insiders, fans, experience seekers and celebs will flock to the most popular horse race in the U.S.