Category Kentucky

[Event Guide] Kentucky Oaks & Derby – What’s the difference?

Going to the Kentucky Derby was on my bucket list for a while and I had the chance to do it 2 years ago. I’ve just always wanted to wear one of those big hats! I will admit I didn’t know much about horse racing, but this event was a blast. We got to go […]

Woodford Reserve Bourbon Distillery, Versailles, Kentucky, USA

We had to make a stop on the Kentucky Bourbon trail on our way towards Ohio! The one we stopped at was for Woodford Reserve, a small batch Bourbon distillery. We became well acquainted with it on our visit to Kentucky because it was the official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby. It was a really […]

Race 12, Kentucky Oaks, Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

I think this was Race 12 at Kentucky Oaks! So exciting!

The Fascinator, Kentucky Oaks, Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

So many different types of headpieces at Churchill Downs! I learned a new term at Oaks and Derby Day – the Fascinator. It’s the headpieces of flowers, feathers, etc that are attached by a headband or clip. I want! (Maybe not one like this one pictured, but one that is a little more simple.)

Kentucky Oaks From the Clubhouse, Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Wow what a beautiful day for the Kentucky Oaks! Despite weather reports predicting morning showers, the sun came and stayed out all day long. The women were dressed up in their best dresses and especially their best hats. I LOVED the fashion and it makes me want to go out and buy dresses! The Kentucky […]