05/03/2014 04:13 pm ET Updated May 03, 2014

These Kentucky Derby Hats Are Totally Absurd And Undeniably Amazing (PHOTOS)

When it comes to Kentucky Derby hats, fans aren't always aiming for high fashion. Sometimes they seem to just want headgear that rises high into the Louisville sky along with those iconic twin spires at Churchill Downs.

Here are some of the most incredible and ridiculous hats spotted before the 140th Kentucky Derby:

PHOTOS: Ridiculous Kentucky Derby Hats