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#kentucky derby Archives – PorchDrinking.com

The Island of Misfit Sports

May 4, 2015 |

Rarely has so much attention been payed to sports that typically fly below the radar than was paid to boxing and horse racing on Saturday. The Kentucky Derby garnered its best ratings since 1992, and followed up with a race … Read More

140th Kentucky Derby Preview

May 2, 2014 |

The first Saturday in May. The day that every person who has graced the Commonwealth, no matter the time spent, claims their Kentucky heritage proudly and (quite often) obnoxiously. This is the day when Urban Outfitters sells out their supply … Read More

2013 Kentucky Derby Preview

May 3, 2013 |

2013 Kentucky Derby Preview

The job of paring down the derby field to a manageable number of horses to choose from is a daunting task, and, frankly, one that I have no expertise about which to talk. What I do … Read More

Drinking in Style | How to Make the Perfect Mint Julep

May 3, 2013 |

The Kentucky Derby is the king of all genteel parties (and ranks fairly high on the not-so-proper list, as well – just ask anyone spending the first Saturday in May in the infamous infield). And as all PorchDrinkers well know, no party is complete without libations. The Kentucky Derby is evocative of many iconic institutions: lavish hats, faster-than-light Thoroughbreds and, of course, the Mint Julep. After all, no Kentucky party is complete without a bit of Bourbon.

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