Daily Archives: May 1, 2010

Derby: Celebrity surprises

Sometimes life on the red carpet can throw you a curve ball. Like, there was this moment when a limo pulled up, and the crowd surrounding the celebrity entrance errupted in cheers. A current movie star?! Hit-making recording artist? No. … Continue reading

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Derby: A new (pricey) tradition

In its first year, the $1,000 Woodford Reserve mint julep was a somewhat audacious indulgence – although it does benefit a charity. Now, for some people at least, it has become a tradition. “This is my sixth,” said Lori Kissinger … Continue reading

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Derby: This year’s hot fashion accessory

It’s probably not what most women want to do: take a carefully selected hat and dress for Derby day and compliment it with a pair of plastic or rubber rain boots. But faced with conditions dreadfully unworthy of the First … Continue reading

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Derby: A Day for bucket (lists)

Several infield dwellers at Kentucky Derby 136 said their bucket lists brought them out to the race on a morning when it was raining buckets. “The Indianapolis 500, the Derby,” Sarah Hoge of Lodi, Ohio, said and a companion added, … Continue reading

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Dateline Churchill Downs

I already spotted a lot of rain boot fashion walking from gate 10 to the media center. Flowers, polka-dots – it’s sorta like Derby fashion without the fabric. Right now, forecasters seem to be calling for clearing later this morning, … Continue reading

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2010 Barnstable-Brown Party

Check out Jonathan Palmer’s slide show from the party. While the forecast is calling for possible flash floods for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, it was a flash flood of stars that turned out for Friday night’s 23rd annual Barnstable Brown Party. “This is my … Continue reading

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