The Kentucky Derby is a huge event with so many traditions and exciting sights. Here are a few you may enjoy. Click on any image to see a larger version.
Artist Peter Williams painting in the paddock is a regular sight on Kentucky Derby weekend. He did the official Derby painting for 1999.
The Churchill Downs finish line with the twin spires in the background. If you would like a copy of this to use for wallpaper on your PC, just click here to download it 1024x768 size.
A view of the grandstand from the backside during morning workouts. For more workout, backside, and racing atmosphere pictures, click here.
There are always a lot of celebrities who show up for the Derby. Here is Angelica Houston in the paddock posing with one of her fans. She was a very nice lady and actually knew a bit about racing. For more celebrity photos, click here.
Fancy hats from frilly to funny abound on Derby day. Here is a guy covered with roses and dressed in his racing finery. For more Derby hats and other craziness, click here.
The Derby isn't the only graded stakes on the card. Here is Snow Ridge winning over D'wildcat in the Grade 2 Churchill Downs Handicap in the first of five other stakes races on the card. Unfortunately he was disqualified for interference and the win was given to D'wildcat. Get the results and pictures here.
For pictures from the two main events, check the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks results pages. Here is War Emblem winning the 128th Kentucky Derby.
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