Five Kentucky Derby parties that will have you off to the races

You don't have to go to Kentucky to find a reason to wear a fancy hat on Saturday: Places all over town are hooking parties to the Kentucky Derby. And even if you're not into horse-racing, there will plenty of other things to appreciate: the fashion, the boozy mint juleps, the old-timey slang...and the chihuahuas.

Here are some of the leading contenders in Saturday's Derby party sweepstakes:

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Claire Delahorne
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