14 Fashionable Looks From the Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Party

Barnstable Brown party before the Kentucky Derby

There are many parties that surround the Kentucky Derby, but the party to be at is the Barnstable Brown Party, which takes place the night before the big race. [RELATED: Jennifer Nettles Nails National Anthem at 2019 Kentucky Derby] The big event, thrown by sisters Patricia Barnstable Brown and Pricilla Barnstable, sees a who’s who of … Read more

Jennifer Nettles Nails National Anthem at 2019 Kentucky Derby

Jennifer Nettles sings National Anthem at Kentucky Derby

It may have been a rainy, dreary day for the running of the 145th Kentucky Derby on Saturday (May 4), but that did not dampen the spirits of Jennifer Nettles, who performed a stunning rendition of the National Anthem. Attending her first Kentucky Derby ever, Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles was decked out in a purple tulle … Read more

Brooks & Dunn, Terri Clark and More Shine at Kentucky Derby

Brooks and Dunn Terri Clark Kentucky Derby

It’s called the most exciting two minutes in sports, and the Kentucky Derby didn’t disappoint on Saturday (May 5) with Justify taking the crown. But it wasn’t just mint juleps and horses, country stars made the trek to Kentucky to place a bet or two. Maybe they just wanted to have a good time. Brooks … Read more

8 Horses Running in the Kentucky Derby With Names That Could Be Hilariously Misconstrued

According to KentuckyDerby.com, the Kentucky Derby isn’t just a horse race, it’s also the greatest 2 minutes in sports. I don’t necessarily agree or disagree with that statement, but I do think it’s a super interesting event and one of my favorite parts of the event is learning the horses’ names. They just keep getting … Read more

12 Most Interesting Celebrity Instagram Photos from the Kentucky Derby

The 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby has come and gone, but we’re still digesting all of the different and broad celebrities at Churchill Downs this year. From Kid Rock to Katie Couric it was an eclectic group. 1. Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd View this post on Instagram We don't know what we're doing … Read more

Everything You Need to Know About the 2017 Kentucky Derby

Th Kentucky Derby ia back, baby! People across the globe are scrambling to their televisions, transistor radios and walkie talkies to say, “Oh yeah, horses. Cool, I guess.” The multi-million dollar race, celebrated with pageantry, hats, bourbon, gambling, and more bourbon is one of the longest tenured races in the world. But, horse racing isn’t … Read more

9 Most Interesting Horse Names Racing in This Year’s Kentucky Derby

I know as much about horse racing as I do about Russian Literature– very little. But, I do love the first Saturday in May and everything that comes with the Kentucky Derby. Especially the names of the horses. It’s like we ran out of names or something. Most Interesting Horse Names Racing in This Year’s … Read more

The Official Kentucky Derby Mint Julep Recipe

There’s nothing that goes with horse races, big hats and high bids quite like a sweet, refreshing mint julep. There’s just something about the ice cold bourbon-infused drink that makes the Kentucky Derby feel complete — probably because it has been the official cocktail of that historic horse race for more than 100 years. So, … Read more

5 Kentucky Derby Worthy Mint Julep Recipes

Mint juleps are simple and refreshing cocktails to sip on a hot day. They are traditionally served the first weekend in May, as that is the day of the Kentucky Derby. Mint juleps have been the official cocktail of that historic horse race for more than 100 years. So to the Kentuckian, the mint julep is more than … Read more