Saturday evening (6:46pm to be exact) will be the 144th annual running of the Kentucky Derby.

This event is one of the top items on my bucket list.  I picture a beautiful day, sipping Mint Julips ...made with Woodford Reserve Bourbon, the official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby.and of course wearing the most fabulous hat, EVER.

My parents attended the Derby a few times and I remember my Dad saying it was just the mass of humanity, and hats so big it was hard to see around them..  Don't care, still want to go.

This years race has folks talking about the horse 'Justify'.  Many are saying that is the horse to watch .  No matter what, the Kentucky Derby is hours and hours of booze soaked fun, before the race and then in just a few minutes its over.

Regardless, it is always a fun day to throw a party!

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