Derby Day 2011

Images from Derby Day 2011.

It's the Derby, Version 2011

Photo: Chad Harmon

The big stories of the week were the rain

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

and the status of Uncle Mo.

Photo: Dave Harmon

The track dried out, and was fast for the Derby.

Photo: Rick Samuels

But, Uncle Mo did not get to run on it.

Photo: Rick Samuels

Ah, the stories that these spires could tell.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

The early morning parade to the post.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

$10 Parking! Wait, look a little closer (that's a 4).

Photo: Rick Samuels

This must be the big dog of handicapping.

Photo: Dave Harmon

Smart folks fill up before they get to the track.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

We are safe in their hands.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Attention Derby fans

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

this fits into the 'not' permitted category.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Is it Derby Time yet?

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Definitely time for a Derby Cigar.

Photo: Chad Harmon

Photo op.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

The early arrivers use their time wisely.

Photo: Rick Samuels

Taking time out for a little romance.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

What Derby is this again?

Photo: Chad Harmon

Who are you calling a clown?

Photo: Chad Harmon

Derby Fashions can vary

Photo: Skip Dickstein

But, you are never out of style with a hat.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Photo: Chad Harmon

I think there's a hat under there.

Photo: Chad Harmon

The western look was in this year.

Photo: Chad Harmon

Photo: Mark Mahan

How about a horse head on your hat?

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Or, how about the whole horse?

Photo: Chad Harmon

Or, a herd of horses.

Photo: Mark Mahan

Or, a whale?

Photo: Mark Mahan

The people of the Derby

Photo: Mark Mahan

Photo: Mark Mahan

and the games that they play.

Photo: Chad Harmon

Photo: Chad Harmon

Photo: Chad Harmon

All that activity works up a thirst.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Nothing beats a mint julep at the Derby.

Photo: Mark Mahan

But, there were other options as well.

Photo: Chad Harmon

And don't forget to refuel.

Photo: Chad Harmon

Be sure to take it all in.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Photo: Skip Dickstein

You don't want to miss anything on this day.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Got my wagers down, got my hat, let the Derby commence!

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

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