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Rich people are spending millions on racehorses in hopes of making millions.

Forget owning a sports team: Rich people are snapping up race horses for up to $2.4 million, and they’ll probably never get that money back

Rich people spent more than $2 million on baby racehorses, known as yearlings, at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, hoping their purchases will become money making champions. The investment can yield big returns, but the odds of owning a winning race horse are slim.

The Kentucky Derby is selling $1,000 mint juleps to support Jennifer Lawrence’s charity, complete with the gold or silver cup of your choice

The 2018 Kentucky Derby is serving up four-figure cocktails, a $1,000 mint julep in a sterling silver cup and a $2,500 mint julep in a gold-plated cup. But the proceeds go to a good cause.
Kim Zolciak, center, hosted the Kentucky Derby hat contest in 2017.

The Kentucky Derby has been a playground for celebrities and rich people for over 100 years — here’s how it has evolved over time

Since the races were first run in 1875, the Kentucky Derby has been drawing thousands of celebrities, politicians, and Louisville locals to the horse track at Churchill Downs.

Here’s a simple mint julep recipe for the Kentucky Derby

If you can't make it to Louisville, Kentucky to watch the horse races in person, try making the traditional beverage at home.

A Kentucky Derby jockey explains why changing horses is one of the hardest aspects of his job

At a moment's notice, horse owners can change riders, meaning the jockeys have to move to the next horse. "It can be very emotional," said Victor Espinoza.
The Kentucky Derby kicks off the Triple Crown this Saturday with 20 horses competing for the right to be crowned champion at Churchill Downs. Will we see our first Triple Crown winner since American Pharoah in 2015?

Kentucky Derby 2018: Post positions and odds for the first race of the Triple Crown

The Kentucky Derby kicks off the Triple Crown this Saturday with 20 horses competing for the right to be crowned champion at Churchill Downs. Will we see our first Triple Crown winner since American Pharoah in 2015?

20 photos of people having the time of their lives at the Kentucky Derby

One lasting tradition that gets the party going is the mint julep.
Julep time!

Here’s the best way to mix the legendary mint julep for your Derby Day party this weekend

The mint julep is the signature drink of the Kentucky Derby, the first leg of the Triple Crown. A mint julep is actually a pretty simple variation on the basic whiskey cocktail. We're talking about Kentucky here, so the whiskey of choice is Bourbon. Here's the perfect recipe.

17 photos of people having the time of their lives at the Kentucky Derby

One lasting tradition that gets the party going is the mint julep.

The best- and worst-dressed celebrities at the Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby is the perfect time to take some risks.