Feathers, Hats and Horses: Crazy Fashion of the Kentucky Derby

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Kentucky Derby Princesses and Queens attend the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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A woman wears a fancy hat before the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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A woman wears a fancy hat before the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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A woman wearing a festive hat looks on prior to the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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A hat with a miniature horse is just one of many bold fashion statements at the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Men too joined in on the fun as seen here, with a spectator wearing a festive hat prior to the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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A spectator diverged from the common bows and flowers in favor of monarch butterflies for her hat at the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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A spectator wearing a festive hat waits prior to the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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rin Walker attends the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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A woman wearing a festive hat looks on prior to the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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A woman wearing a festive hat looks on prior to the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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A woman wearing a festive hat looks on prior to the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Ben Rhodes and Ann Norris Rhodes attend the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Stephen Amell and Cassandra Jean attend the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Tammy York Day, right, attends the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky with a friend.
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A view of the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Katie Couric attends the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in a bright pink fascinator on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Dannielynn Birkhead and Larry Birkhead attend the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Large floppy hats and pastel suits are a common theme at the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchhill Downs on May 6, 2017.
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Wayne Turner, right, attends the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Kenny Johnson, right, and a guest attends the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Jerrod Niemann, left, and a guest attends the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Brian McKnight, right, attends the 143rd Kentucky Derby with a guest at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Courtney Sixx attends the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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A view of the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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A view of the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.
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A view of the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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A view of the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Tricia Barnstable Brown and Priscilla 'Cyb' Barnstable attend the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Chef Kelly English, right, and guest attend the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Dee Dee Sorvino and actor Paul Sorvino attends the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Mary Wilson attends the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Susan Geston and actor Jeff Bridges attend the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Robin Meade attends the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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A woman wearing a festive hat looks on prior to the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Fans react as a drummer performs in the infield prior to the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Bonnie-Jill Laflin attends the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Johnny Gill, right, attends the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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A woman wearing a festive hat looks on prior to the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.
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