Kentucky Derby Archives

Hats off to these women decorating big hats for Kentucky Derby

The three winners of the Kentucky Derby Hat contest at Cahill Senior Center. From left to right, Most elegant: Higinia Garcia. Most extravagant: Barbara Lindsay. Most creative: Linda Flores, in Tempe, Ariz.(Photo by Kendall Bartley/ Cronkite News)

Women oohed and aahed as Betty Molina folded and glued the pink, sparkly sheer ribbon around a floppy straw hat. Molina wanted to create something extravagant by combining pink ribbon, large pink butterflies and flowers shaded in pink. It was big, bright, and bold: perfect for the Kentucky Derby. It was party time at the… Read More →

Your guide to 2016 Kentucky Derby parties

What To Wear To The Kentucky Derby

Get your hats decorated, and your best slacks ironed, because the Kentucky Derby is fast approaching, and we’ve got the guide to Kentucky Derby Parties in Phoenix, Tempe and Scottsdale. Remember the race will be starting at about 3:34 p.m. Arizona time, so get ready! Only time will tell which horse will win out this… Read More →

Get down and ‘derby’ deals in the Valley

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If you are looking for something other than Cinco de Mayo celebrations this weekend, maybe the Kentucky Derby is more your style. Saturday, May 3, presents the 140th Kentucky Derby, which some describe as the most exciting two minutes in sports. There are several Kentucky Derby parties for women to dress up in spring dresses… Read More →

Valley Kentucky Derby Party at Turf Paradise

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The biggest and best Kentucky Derby party in Arizona is at Turf Paradise, Arizona’s home for thoroughbred racing. Enjoy “the greatest two minutes in sports” with mint juleps, ladies in bonnets and sundresses, and guys in their Kentucky-Gent finery. In addition to watching the simulcast from Kentucky, the day also features a full card of… Read More →