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The 13 Best Things About This Year's Kentucky Derby, As Told By People Who Were There

"Boys in plaid pants." Very important.

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1.

"Being able to wear a nice dress + a crazy hat!"
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"Being able to wear a nice dress + a crazy hat!"

2.

"Seeing everyone all dressed up!"
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"Seeing everyone all dressed up!"

3.

"Food & drinks."
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"Food & drinks."

4.

"I love the white people buying me drinks!"Editor's note: LOL.
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"I love the white people buying me drinks!"

Editor's note: LOL.

5.

"[It's a] fantastic social experiment of the USA."
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"[It's a] fantastic social experiment of the USA."

6.

"Love [the] people and the entertainment."
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"Love [the] people and the entertainment."

7.

"Hats."
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"Hats."

8.

"Boys in plaid pants!"
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"Boys in plaid pants!"

9.

"Sean's eyes."(That's Sean on the right.)
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"Sean's eyes."

(That's Sean on the right.)

10.

"Drinks & cigars & short dresses."
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"Drinks & cigars & short dresses."

11.

"Beer!"
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"Beer!"

12.

"My bucket list experience! Do it!"
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"My bucket list experience! Do it!"

13.

"This girl!!"Aww!
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"This girl!!"

Aww!

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