Kentucky Derby
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Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby is for the elite in horse racing and the elite in millinery. (Andy Lyons / Getty Images)
Some 150 working farms are found in Lexington, Ky., where spring finds foals dappling the pastures. You can make an appointment to visit them. (Rosemary McClure / LAT)
A Thoroughbred gets a shower after a morning workout before the derby. Visitors may buy tickets to watch them train for the race. (Jamie Squire / Getty Images)
The Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs: “the most exciting two minutes in sports.” (Pattil Longmire / AP)