Posts tagged "kentucky derby"

The Good, The Bad & The WTF At The Kentucky Derby

It’s de riguer to wear extravagant hats to the Kentucky Derby, which means there’s lots of opportunities for attendees to go completely over-the-top. This year’s Derby was no exception —…

Julie Gerstein | May 7, 2012 - 11:40 am

People Who Attended/Embody The Maxim Kentucky Derby “Fillies And Stallions” Party

Yes, that’s Ashton Kutcher and Guy Fieri, doing that thing that they do (being d-bags), at the Maxim Kentucky Derby party.

Julie Gerstein | May 7, 2012 - 10:40 am

23 Kentucky Derby-Inspired Pickup Lines

Ever wonder how to hit on someone at The Kentucky Derby? These pickup lines are a safe bet:

1. I’m like the Kentucky Derby, the most exciting 2…

Emily Winter & JK Payne | May 5, 2012 - 12:00 pm

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…

The Stir | May 5, 2012 - 11:30 am

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…

Kate Torgovnick/ | May 6, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Work It, Johnny Weir!

The ice skating diva came to the Kentucky Derby in style, respecting tradition by wearing a fabulous fetching chapeau. Speaking of the Derby, did y’all watch? I lost $20 betting…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 2, 2010 - 4:45 pm

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 1, 2010 - 2:30 pm

Einstein The Horse Is Smaller Than Your Cat

With the Kentucky Derby this Saturday, we have horses on the brain, and the cutest one we’ve ever seen came into the world just last week. Einstein the horse was…

Catherine Strawn | April 27, 2010 - 1:20 pm

It’s Kentucky Derby Time! Five Facts About “The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports”

The Kentucky Derby, also known as “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports,” is going down today, and it’s about way more than a bunch of horses running in a…

Elise Czajkowski | May 2, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Host Your Own Kentucky Derby Party: Essential Race-Day Grub

Giddy up, party girls! The Kentucky Derby is this Saturday, and even if you won’t be cheering on the horsies at Churchill Downs, you can throw a propah Southern Derby…

Sasha I | May 2, 2009 - 10:00 am

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,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 3, 2008 - 10:21 pm

Kentucky Derby Horse Is Not A Stud

Former Kentucky Derby winner War Emblem is our kind of guy. Unlike most thoroughbred studs, who mate with any mare that gallops their way, War Emblem is incredibly choosy about…

Catherine Strawn | May 2, 2008 - 2:30 pm