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Kentucky Derby

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G&G Party Pics

Charleston Derby Social

G&G and Maker’s Mark host a Kentucky Derby viewing party in Charleston, South Carolina

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G&G Party Pics

Austin Derby Social

G&G and Maker’s Mark host a Kentucky Derby viewing party in Austin, Texas

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Travel

The Best Kentucky Derby Hats of 2019

There may have been controversy on the track at the 2019 Kentucky Derby, but there was no disputing spectators’ style at Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Oaks and Derby Day races. From floral fascinators to head-to-tow looks, fashion was the undisputed winner. Photographer Nerissa Sparkman captured some of the weekend’s best looks

Sporting

Tips for Betting the 145th Kentucky Derby

ESPN senior researcher Chris “The Bear” Fallica shares a few historical trends to keep in mind before this year’s Run for the Roses

Arts & Culture

Kentucky Derby by the Numbers

Highlights from one hundred forty-five years of history

How to Survive the Kentucky Derby

Everything you need to know to master the Run for the Roses

Sporting

A Look Inside Air Horse One

How Thoroughbreds travel first-class to the Kentucky Derby

Ask G&G

Kentucky Trifecta

Bourbon wars, Derby nerves,
and Bluegrass shade

Drinks

It’s Time for a Mint Julep

Leading up to the Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports, celebrate Mint Julep Month with Garden & Gun and Maker’s Mark

Arts & Culture

Justify Was Special from the Start

Long before he won the Triple Crown, the Kentucky-bred horse showed promise. Plus more news from around the South.

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Sporting

Fabulous Hats at Churchill Downs

Photographer Nerissa Sparkman captured these spectacular styles at the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks over the weekend, proving again that sometimes the best action is off the track

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Sporting

The Next Generation of Derby Contenders

Adorable alert: These new Thoroughbred foals at a Lexington horse farm might be tomorrow’s Run for the Roses racers

Arts & Culture

This Year’s Top Derby Hats

G&G debuts a spring 2018 collaboration with milliner Louise Green

Food & Drink

French Julep

Cognac and fig preserves put a tasty twist on the classic Derby-season cocktail

Drinks

Mint Julep Slush

Definitive proof that bourbon and ice belong together

Drinks

Meet the Southside

A refreshing rum-and-mint sipper for the horse-country set

Recipe

Kentucky Hot Browns

No matter how you slice it, this classic will feed—and please—a crowd

Goings-On

Man o’ War’s Lasting Legacy

A new exhibit in Lexington celebrates the most famous racehorse that ever was

Southern Style

Top Hats for the Kentucky Derby

G&G Debuts the 2017 Derby Collection

Travel

A Mint Julep Drinker’s Guide to Louisville

When in bourbon country, these four bars and restaurants will do you—and your mint julep—proud