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A guide to Kentucky Derby parties includes bars offering buffets, bottomless frozen mint juleps, hat contests and discounted drinks.

The May 2 horse race is the perfect excuse for a day of parties, bourbon cocktails, Kentucky hot browns and elaborate hats.

From authentic Kentucky cocktails to fashion contests judged by a drag queen, here's how to watch the Kentucky Derby in D.C.

This year's Kentucky Derby contenders are a strong group, with free food, strong drinks, games and even pre-race pony rides for adults.

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