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Derby 2016 Download

Posted: May 10, 2016 by The Kentucky Gent

What. A. Weekend. From long days spent at the track and dinners on distillery lawns to after parties than went too late – it was easily one of the longest weekends I’ve had in months, but also one of the best that I’ve had in a while. 

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Thursday Things:
Kentucky Derby 2016

Posted: May 5, 2016 by The Kentucky Gent

And just like that, they’re off. In honor of the 142nd Run for the Roses I figured I’d dedicate this week’s Thursday Things to the best two minutes in sports. Whether you’re a local, visitor, or someone admiring from afar – I’ve got you covered.  Ben Sollee launched his new EP with his take on ‘My Old Kentucky Home‘ just in time for this year’s Derby celebrations – listen and weep.  Here’s everything you need to know about getting to and from the tracks. If you’re a local: you’ve known that Derby is coming for awhile now, but just in case here are 7 things all locals should know about this time of year. For the ladies (and purse carrying men) out there, say thank you to Danielle for detailing your Derby day essentials. Not making it to the track this year? No worries. Time to throw an At-Home Derby Party – complete with juleps and bourbon brownies. Speaking of juleps.. there’s more than one way to skin a cat and make a julep, but whether you’re keeping it classic or putting a twist on it – please sip responsibly.  If you’re visiting for the weekend we’ve got plenty of places to eat, drink, and dance the weekend away. …

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Tuesday Tip:
Derby Like A Local

Posted: May 3, 2016 by The Kentucky Gent

“The Kentucky Derby: the most exciting two minutes in sports..” is something I’ve heard on repeat for as long as I can remember, and besides KFC, it’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear Kentucky used in a sentence. And I get that – we’re no NYC or LA, but god damnit, we’re pretty cool none the less. 

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The Kentucky Derby with 21c

Posted: April 25, 2016 by The Kentucky Gent

“Louisville. The only city in the world that parties for two weeks because of a two minute horse race.” If you’re a local you fully understand that statement, and if you’re not familiar with the party that is The Kentucky Derby season here in Louisville then you’re in for a real treat. 

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