Original Post Date: May 2007
Three years ago, Rob and I celebrated our 1 year anniversary at The Kentucky Derby. Since the big race is this weekend, I thought I'd share the highlights from the event (please excuse the scattered photos).
The Hats: The 2nd most important part of the Derby are of course the hats. I was very impressed with my Marshalls hat with Michael's flower arrangements.
The Race!: I have to say that I'm a new fan of horse racing. For a race that is only 1 minute, 30 seconds, it is so exciting! I didn't realize that the Derby was actually just 1 race out of 11 in the whole event. Now i'm all the wiser. In any case, on the morning of the Derby, I watched the local news for the pro pics and favorites. Many people "had their money" on Street Sense(#7-see below)and so I went along for the ride. It ended up being a smart investment for me; I bet $10 on him to Place and won $32 back! Way to go me! Here are the highlights of the race: