All The Crazy Hats At Britain’s Royal Ascot
The British -- they have a reputation for being so refined and proper. But look, these people totally wild out. Take the Royal Ascot -- a five-day celebration of British royalty and horseracing. The Queen and a bunch of members of the royal family show up, and there's lots of white gloves and fancy dresses.
The 3 Kentucky Derby Horses You Need to Know About For Race Day
And ... they're off! Well, almost. The 138th Kentucky Derby is today, so mix up those mint juleps and get your racing form ready! What's that you say? You can't place your bets because you don't know anything about the horses this year? Don't worry -- we can help you out with that one. Well, as much as anybody…
A Female Jockey Could Make History At The Kentucky Derby
The Kentucky Derby has been going strong for 136 hat-filled years. But in all those races, a mere five female jockeys have competed—and none of them crossed the finish line first. But this weekend, we're hoping that Rosie Napravnik, age 23, can change that. Rosie (left) will be rising a horse with the best…
The Perfect Match: Horse Racing And Cocktails
Today is the Kentucky Derby (post time for the Triple Crown race is 6:24 pm). You know what that means? Gambling! Big, funny hats! And copious amounts of drinking! After the jump, the recipe for the favorite beverage of the Derby, the Mint Julep.
RIP Eight Belles
Eight Belles was the lone filly -- that's a female horse -- racing in the Kentucky Derby this year. As she was rounding the bend, in a solid second place, both her ankles broke. She managed to pass the finish line in second, but collaped on the track. Because horses are not able to heal…