The Kentucky Derby: Bring On The Pastels, The Hats, The Mint Juleps, And Nick Lachey!

by Rachelle Hruska · May 4, 2009

[Nick Lachey, the prince of the Kentucky Derby? Getty] Whether you watch for the excitement of the bet, or for the pretty girls in pastels, thousands of fansĀ  turned out their best mint juleps and tuned into the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville. Celebrities like Bethanny Frankel, Aretha Franklin, Michael Jordan, Bobbie Flay, Stephanie March, and many more headed to Kentucky to watch Jockey Calvin Borel and his horse "Mine That Bird" celebrate his win at the 135th Derby.

Bethanny Frankel, Bobby Flay, Stephanie March

Tyrese and Michael Jordan

Kid Rock

Brooke Shields and family