Can you give me a list of Kentucky Derby winners?
Can you go squirrel hunting in Kentucky?
How long after the race do the Kentucky Derby results become official?
What is the best way to care for Kentucky Oak trees that have been through two summers of drought?
What should I expect from attending the Kentucky Derby festival?
When in history did men really wear a ten gallon hat and why?
Where is the Kentucky Derby Museum located and what is the admission to get in?
How did it start?
Well, it actually started in the Royal Ascot. They had strict dress codes, that then carried into American horse racing. So the tradition just stuck.
This tradition started in 1875 and continues to this day. The purpose of wearing a hat was to state your social class.
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