Bourbon slushes are just the beginning.
The favored horse won the Churchill Downs race.
The 3-year-old colt was the favorite to win the race, and finished well ahead of the rest of the pack.
"It's not like you didn't know that, I said I love you and I swear I still do."
The Kentucky Derby, where people party for two weeks over a two-minute race, as presented by Getty Images.
The heavily favorited Nyquist won the Churchill Downs race, leaving the 2-1 odds favorite with an undefeated 8-0 record.
Just because you're not at the Derby doesn't mean you can't dress up and day drink.
"Boys in plaid pants." Very important.
Come for the Kentucky Derby. Stay for all the other awesome stuff!
The Kentucky Derby: It's not just a horse race!
Some of these horses will be competing in the Kentucky Derby this Saturday. Can you guess which ones are fake?
And a slightly-less-insane one. These hats will protect you from the sun's rays all summer long.
All of these (real) names sound like something a drunk five-year-old came up with using poetry magnets. Which are drinks and which are thoroughbreds?
Hours after I'll Have Another's thrilling victory, the body of groomer Adan Fabian Perez was found in a Churchill Downs barn. With no current suspects or leads the circumstantial intrigue looms over horse racing's most famous track.
Horses aside, this race is about three things: famous people, headgear, and getting trashed. Here, a complete photo recap of the Derby.
When attending the biggest event on the horse racing calendar impeccable dress is paramount. These pro athletes, coaches, and broadcasters received the message loud and clear.
Dullahan is currently sitting at 5-1 odds heading into today's run for the roses. Get an intimate view into what makes this horse so special to racing fans, and bettors, alike.
This cocktail is not just ideal for Kentucky Derby day, but also any other day of the year, if you ask me. Here's tasty a recipe from an 1862 book that uses cognac instead of bourbon.
It’s not every day you get to see this many atrocious hats in the one place. While they may not exactly compete with the hats seen at the Royal Wedding, they certainly deserve their own episode of “What Not To Wear.”
Congratulations to Animal Kingdom and John Velazquez for winning the 2011 Kentucky Derby!
The New Yorker's Ben Greenman makes an astute observation regarding this year's derby winner "Animal Kingdom."
Happy (almost) Derby Day everyone! Let's all put on silly hats and win some fucking money!
In case you missed it: Mine That Bird, a horse favored only 50-1, became the second-biggest underdog to win the Kentucky Derby. Purchased for only $9,500 and ridden by jockey Calvin Borel, the horse pulled away from the pack toward the end of the run and won by almost seven lengths.
The name of the horse that was euthanized at the Kentucky Derby after breaking two ankles while crossing the finish line in second place.