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Everything you need to know about the 2012 Kentucky Derby

Posted on May 9, 2012 | in Kentucky | by

Ah, the Ken­tucky Derby: that one time of year when the rest of the coun­try sees that we are not just the tooth­less poor. We are the gaudy rich, as well. 

The L.A. Times reports that the Ken­tucky Derby is the only annual sport­ing event that is watched by more women than men.

Big floppy hats.

Rosie Napravnik becomes the first female jockey to win the Ken­tucky Oaks.

Host­ing a Derby party? Try my recipe for mint juleps, made with 100% sex­ual harass­ment–free bour­bon!

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