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20 Insanely Elaborate Kentucky Derby Hats

Crazy Kentucky Derby Hats
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Kentucky Derby fans know that the action in the stands is just as exciting as the actual race. We’re talking, of course, about the elaborate fashions and over-the-top hats.

Take Ivana Trump and Niecy Nash, for instance. Both hit the races with at least one ridiculously wacky hat, (some with a lot more feathers than most). But they’re not the only ones.

There are many fans who prepare for the Kentucky Derby like it’s Mardi Gras or something… and we’ve got the photos to prove it. Here are the top 20 craziest hats worn at the Kentucky Derby to help get you pumped for the event this Saturday.

Kentucky Derby Hats
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Kentucky Derby Hats
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Kentucky Derby Hats
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Kentucky Derby Hats
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Kentucky Derby Hats
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Kentucky Derby Hats
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Kentucky Derby Hats
Harry How, Getty Images
Kentucky Derby Hats
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Kentucky Derby Hats - Joey Fatone
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Kentucky Derby Hats
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Kentucky Derby Hats
Jeff Gentner, Getty Images
Kentucky Derby Hats - Beatrice Sanders
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Kentucky Derby Hats
Harry How, Getty Images
Kentucky Derby Hats - Niecy Nash
Jeff Gentner, Getty Images
Kentucky Derby Hats
Harry How, Getty Images
Kentucky Derby Hats
Rob Carr, Getty Images
Kentucky Derby Hats
Harry How, Getty Images
Kentucky Derby Hats - Ivana Trump
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Kentucky Derby Hats
Jamie Squire, Getty Images
Kentucky Derby Hats
Jamie Squire, Getty Images

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