May 2, 2013; Louisville, KY, USA; Exercise riders work their horses during early morning workouts at Churchill Downs. Mandatory Credit: Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

Kentucky Derby: Celebrities this weekend


The Kentucky Derby is among us Louisvillians this weekend. Two weeks of partying will wind down after a long day of sun, booze, and betting for a final two minutes. With all that fun, you’re bound to stir up a few famous faces, and this event stirs up some of the best. Before the race though, on Friday, celebs gotta get their pre-game on and they’ll do so at parties like The Barnstable Brown. An annual pre-festivities bonaza that host dozens of Hollywood’s and the sporting arena’s elite in the Highlands neighborhood of Louisville.

If you’re wondering who you may rub shoulders with at the airport or at your local Waffle House, in the case of Kid Rock, here’s a rundown of those scheduled to attend:

  • Aaron Rodgers
  • Andre Agassi
  • Ashton Kutcher
  • Boyz II Men
  • Cyndi Lauper
  • Anthony Davis
  • Kid Rock
  • Nick Lachey
  • Darryl “DMC” McDaniels
  • Montgomery Gentry’s Eddie Montgomery
  • Kate Upton
  • Miranda Lambert

As the Louisville Fire code suggest that you can only have so many ego’s in one location, other parties have sprouted up over the last few years, including this one at the Galt House Hotel called “Unbridled Eve”. Their stars are said to include:

 

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  • diverdown48

    us Louisvillians. I am going to assume you learned your grammar in Louisville. Out in the farmlands we learned the correct way to say this. The correct word would be “we”. Sort of sets the tone for the whole read.