Hats at the Kentucky Derby
Big hats, big smiles
From left, Amanda Lear, from Ruby, S.C., Amada Griffo, Wapakoneta, Ohio, and Sara Coucher, Frederickstown, Ohio, chat in the paddocks before the Derby.
That old suit again?
Spectators make their way to the grandstand viewing area.
Lori Shelton poses in the paddock prior to the Derby.
Fans sit in the infield prior to the Derby.
Bright and rosy
Kimberly Scott, left, from Albany, Ga., chats with a friend in the paddocks before the Derby.
Sandy Cousins of Fond du Lac, Wis., wears horseshoe glasses while waiting for the Derby.
Fansstand in the infield before the Derby.
A women walks through the paddock before the Derby.
A fan stands in the infield early Saturday.
Looking for a champ
Amanda Lear, from Ruby, S.C. watches horses in the paddock area before the Derby.
Dawn Paden, left, from Mountain Home, Ark., chats with Carrie Cooke of Louisville, Ky., before the race.
Jackie Resillez, from Cincinnati, Ohio, waits for the start of the Derby.
Ready to bet
A fan talks on his phone while standing in the paddock on Saturday.
Emily Taylor watches preliminary races ahead of the Kentucky Derby.
Women wear fancy hats as they attend the Derby.
Corrine Gaxiola of New York reads a racing program before Derby.
A woman arrives at Churchill Downs.
Girls day at the races
Women wear fancy hats and watch preliminary races at Churchill Downs.
A spectator wears a fancy hat before the Derby.
Spectators chat in their grandstand seats.
Fans watch preliminary races Saturday.
Man in stripes
A spectator walks through the paddock before the Derby.
Spectators study their race programs before the Derby.
Race goers watch as jockey Colm O'Donoghue rides Revolving through the paddock before the third race Saturday.
Race fans wearing ponchos with the words "Cinco De Derby" on them walk through the infield before the Derby.