Pat Jackson (left) and Toni Jones (right) traveled from Kansas City, Missouri for the Kentucky Derby. “We came for the horses, because we ride horses ourselves” said Jackson. Both women are members of the non-profit Twin City Saddle Club where they mentor young men and women in the community through non-traditional activites.
Jesus Rios (left), Tyler Cannon (center), and Brandon Alvarez (right) of Nashville, Tennessee pose for a photo after Rios called out excitedly, “Hey take our picture it’s my first Derby!”
“Big” Mark Engemann (left), Bill Morelli (center), and “Little” Mark Petrovic (right), enjoy the Derby while celebrating Morelli’s 50th birthday.
Chris Lowber wears a unique Twin Spires inspired Derby hat that he created with the help of his students at Dupont Manual High School in his probability statistics class. “I had them help me with the artistic side of the preparations for Derby. For a week or so I had it outside my door as a decoration to enter the classroom, and I told students I was going to turn it into a hat and they didn’t believe me, so hopefully they see this!”