Celebrity Day at the Downs

Celebrities came out in droves as they do each year for Kentucky Derby Festival’s Celebrity Day at the Downs at Churchill Downs on Millionaires Row. Presented by the Kentuckiana Honda Dealers on May 4, stars participating in the Pegasus Parade and other Festival events attended this exciting and glamorous day at the races.

Photos by Bill Wine & Tim Valentino.

  • Kentucky Derby Festival Executive Vice President Chief of Staff Stacey Robinson and Mike Gandolfo.

  • Carrie and Jeff Wafforo.

  • Rebecca Spencer and Dave Grover.

  • Celebrity Day at The Downs.

  • Emily Christmas, Shari Bratton, Natalie Bramer, Dr. Richard Poe, Jenny Wright, Valerie McIntosh, Kassie Krueger and Laurie Roberts.

  • Julie Evans and Christa McLane.

  • Jason Gentry and Ron Overstreet.

  • Oak Lilies were served.

  • Cindy Philpott , Kathy Bingham and Kathy Newton.

  • Jill J. Bell, Shanna Ward with Roy and Kathy Potts.

  • Don Davis looked through the racing program.

  • Ashley Davis and Erin Greenwood.

  • Madison Faulkner and Richard Blanton.

  • Bobby Wheeler and Danielle Torres.

  • Mary Haynes and Jean H. Wells.

  • Travis Leffew and Tyler Skaggs.

  • John and Johnna Kelly, Linda Willis and Russell Graves.

  • Robyn C. Stuart.

  • Mary Lou Meyer, Jessica Moore Spalding and Cindy Philpott.

  • Justin Hartley was interviewed.

  • Justin Hartley was interviewed.

  • Joanne and Tony Spires, 2016 Miss Kentucky Laura Jones, Keith Cupp with Travis and Paula Emnett.

  • 2016 Miss Kentucky Laura Jones laughed during her interview.

  • John Bell with Jason and Johnny Nelmar.

  • Princesses Kailee Barnes, Taylor Marchelle Young, Queen Natalie Brown with Princesses Sidney Cobb and Daphne Woolridge.

  • Barry Denton, Metro Councilwoman Julie Denton and Wes Rutledge

  • Celebrity Day at The Downs.

  • Tonya Abeln, Gunnar Deatherage, Britany Baker, Sarah Mitchell and Alyson Wiggins.

  • Barry and Julie Denton.

  • Bill and Ann Kaiser.

  • Marinell Baker and Darlin Hruska.

  • Carol Nord, Merilyn Coslow, Alex Freeman, Mike Gandolfo, Sandy Griffiths, Shanna Ward, Julie Jacobs, Sue Greene and Catherine Smith.

  • Jason and Johnny Nelmar and John Bell.

  • Robyn Cunningham Stuart of DB Bourbon Candy.

  • Tyler and Megan Bliss.

  • Dawna Miller and Patsy Beatty.

  • David and Joyce Hatfield.

  • Mark and Patty Bliss.

  • Caitlin Woods and Angie Tobias.

  • Stephanie and Zach Matthews.

  • Jenny Stumler, Laurie Gillespie, Rebecca Harris, Carrie Coe, Roseanne Sherman, Rebekah Hussing, Dana Pastor and Kristen Payne.

  • Carol Powell and Judy Erk.

  • Marinell Baker, Mary Abbott and Ellen Skomsky.

  • Travis Leffew and Tyler Skaggs.

  • Madison Faulkner and Richard Blanton.

  • Rachel Raymond Courtney and Adam Johnson.

  • Jill and Rachel Bell.

  • Lisa Thompson, Lisa Stevenson, Rubi Brangers and Janice DeLaruelle.

  • Cari Edwards and Channell Barbour.

  • Chip and Susan Sprigg and Lani and John Vandertoll.

  • Rubi Brangers, Janice DeLaruelle, Suzanne Wright, Lisa Stevenson, Carol Finck, Laura Spiegelhalter and Lisa Thompson.

  • Jessica Moore Spalding and Susan Meyer Moore.

  • Paula and Travis Emnett.

  • Joanne and Tony Spires.

  • Kristen Jensen and Ginny Washbish.

  • Linkin Bridge. Shon China Lacy, Montre Davis, Rome Kimbrough and Ekoe Alexanda.

  • Kimmet Cantwell, Linkin Bridge and Tom Mabe.

  • Linkin Bridge and Ralph Kimbrough.

  • Justin Cromwell and Robin Atkins.

  • Hosts M.J. and Jesse of 106.9

  • Cindy Homayoun, Homayoun Homayoun and Iva Davis.

  • Barbara and Mack Mackovic.

  • Iva and Don Davis.

  • Tammy Hicks, Tia Crone, Sherry Pietrias, Virginia Starr and Debra FrFieneran.

  • Jennifer Eberle, Denise Spalding, Paula King, Terri Albert, Janet Lively, Robin Szczapinski and Lynn Stetson.

  • Renee Schwanter, Sarah Grainger, Matthew Brunic and Kelly Gleetz.

  • Sidney Kolb, Taylor Young, Natalie Brown, Kailee Barnes and Daphne Woolridge.

  • Mayor Greg Fischer and Metro Government representatives.

  • Leah Bell.

  • Charlene Bowman, Leah Bell and Audrey Cotten.

  • Kathy Newton and Cindy Philpott.

  • Jim Carlson and Margo Charles.

  • Kathy Martha, Margo Charles and Thelma Mason.

  • Anne Sizemore and Susan Higdon.

  • Susan Higdon.

  • Anne Sizemore.

  • Barry and Anita Brauch.

  • Lisa McConahy and Jacqueline Whitchurch.

  • Kathy Newton and Rip Hatfield.

  • Phyllis and Danny Zaepfel.

  • Mary Littrell and Jo Graves.

  • Edith and Scott Browning.

  • Cheryl and Bill Fisher.

  • Belva and Mike O'Mara.

  • Tyler Skaggs, Travis Leffew, Brandon Bennett and Johnna Pile.

  • Christy Martin and Cindy Gardner.

  • Professional Poker Player Robert Williamson.

  • Cheryl and Nicolette Whalen.