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Olympic gold-medalist skier Lindsay Vonn arrives for the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. (May 7, 2011)

2011 Kentucky Derby hats and celebrities

It's not the Kentucky Derby without the celebrity and hat watching (hopefully with Mint Julep in hand). Here are some photos from the scene.

Maria Menounos, a correspondent for NBC's
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Maria Menounos, a correspondent for NBC's "Access Hollywood," arrives for the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. (May 7, 2011)

Olympic gold-medalist skier Lindsay Vonn arrives for the
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Olympic gold-medalist skier Lindsay Vonn arrives for the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. (May 7, 2011)

A fan looks through binoculars from the grandstand
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A fan looks through binoculars from the grandstand during the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. (May 7, 2011)

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Pop singer Taylor Dayne arrives for the 137th
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Pop singer Taylor Dayne arrives for the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. (May 7, 2011)

Fans watch a race on a video screen
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Fans watch a race on a video screen during the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. (May 7, 2011)

A pin on a woman's hat at the
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A pin on a woman's hat at the Kentucky Derby states, "Talk derby to me!" (May 7, 2011)

Singer Mary Wilson, founding member of the Supremes,
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Singer Mary Wilson, founding member of the Supremes, arrives the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. (May 7, 2011)

Olympic figure-skating gold-medalist Sarah Hughes, of Great Neck,
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Olympic figure-skating gold-medalist Sarah Hughes, of Great Neck, arrives at the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. (May 7, 2011)

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The wearing of a special hat is one
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The wearing of a special hat is one of the traditions at the Kentucky Derby. (May 7, 2011)

Elaborate specialty hats complete spectators' fashions at the
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Elaborate specialty hats complete spectators' fashions at the Kentucky Derby. (May 7, 2011)

A fan looks on wearing her derby hat
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A fan looks on wearing her derby hat in the paddock area during the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. (May 7, 2011)

Actress Melissa Biggs arrive for the 137th Kentucky
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Actress Melissa Biggs arrive for the 137th Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday in Louisville, Ky. (May 7, 2011)

Actress Jennifer Tilly arrives for the 137th Kentucky
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Actress Jennifer Tilly arrives for the 137th Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday in Louisville, Ky. (May 7, 2011)

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Celebrity chef Guy Fieri and his wife Lori
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Celebrity chef Guy Fieri and his wife Lori arrive for the 137th Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday in Louisville, Ky. (May 7, 2011)

New Jersey Nets coach Avery Johnson and his
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New Jersey Nets coach Avery Johnson and his wife Cassandra arrive for the 137th Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. (May 7, 2011)

A fan wearing her derby hat looks on
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A fan wearing her derby hat looks on during the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. (May 7, 2011)

A baby looks on from the grandstands during
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A baby looks on from the grandstands during the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. (May 7, 2011)

A fan wearing her derby hat looks on
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A fan wearing her derby hat looks on in the paddock area during the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. (May 7, 2011)

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Eric Williams of Chicago, Illinois, hangs out in
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Eric Williams of Chicago, Illinois, hangs out in the paddock area early on Kentucky Derby day at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday.

Two racing fans display their Derby hats near
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Two racing fans display their Derby hats near the paddock at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky before the 137th running of the Kentucky Derby in Louisville, Kentucky. (May 7, 2011)

Ashley Marie Davidson wears her Derby hat at
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Ashley Marie Davidson wears her Derby hat at the paddock in Churchill Downs before the 137th running of the Kentucky Derby in Louisville, Kentucky. (May 7, 2011)

Jessica Bryan, from Seattle, waits in the infield
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Jessica Bryan, from Seattle, waits in the infield for the running of the 137th Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 7, 2011, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Clay Jackson)

Gabriella Sawicki studies a race program for the
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Gabriella Sawicki studies a race program for the 137th Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. (May 7, 2011)

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A fan wears a cheese head hat in
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A fan wears a cheese head hat in the paddock area during the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. (May 7, 2011)

Eric Williams, from Chicago, smokes a cigar before
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Eric Williams, from Chicago, smokes a cigar before the 137th Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday. (May 7, 2011)

Skip Koepnick, from Wyoming, Mich., shows off his
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Skip Koepnick, from Wyoming, Mich., shows off his Derby hat before the 137th Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs. (May 7, 2011)

Charles
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Charles "Derbyman" Matasich of Proctorville, Ohio, sits by the paddock at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, on the morning of the 137th running of the Kentucky Derby. (May 7, 2011).

Karen Van Zant, from Broomfield, Colo., walks past
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Karen Van Zant, from Broomfield, Colo., walks past the spires at Churchill Downs before the 137th Kentucky Derby horse race Saturday. (May 7, 2011)

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