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Do you know about the Derby?

Every year it seems like the Kentucky Derby sneaks up on us.

It happens in a flash and then it’s gone and we’ve missed it.

So here’s your heads up… The Kentucky Derby (which happens in Louisville KY) is fast approaching.

Known as the “greatest 2 minutes in Sports” the race at Churchill Downs is the weekend of May 1 & 2.

Here are a few things to know about this event (especially if you want to host your own Derby party this year).

1. Know the game.

Here’s the basics. It’s a horse race. In Louisville, KY that happens at Churchill Downs. Live odds. Betting. Excitement.

2. Perfect the mint julep.

It’s the classic bourbon cocktail that must be drank this weekend. It’s worth taking the time to learn about how to make this delicious cocktail.

3. Dress code

This event is a “dress to impress” occasion. There is a dress code if you plan on attending.

4. It’s all about the flowers

Party of the beauty of the race is all the fresh flowers. So if you are hosting you’re own party, take time to fill your space with flowers.


To learn more about the Kentucky Derby and see the actual dress code policy click here: Kentucky Derby.


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