3 Kentucky Derby® Parties You Need to Attend

November 15, 2017 By Jazzy Morgan

The Kentucky Derby weekend is so much more than just "The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports". Derby Experiences offers three exclusive parties that will take your weekend to the next level! These events are meticulously planned to ensure that guests with even the highest expectations will thoroughly enjoy themselves, creating memories that will last a lifetime. 

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LeAnn Rimes to Perform at Fillies & Lilies Party For the 2018 Kentucky Derby®

November 09, 2017 By Jazzy Morgan

LeAnn Rimes, now 35, has been a big part of the music industry for over 25 years. Since the young age of 13, Rimes has been putting out albums and songs that everyone can relate to. She had to learn to be a grown-up very early on, but was always full of wisdom far beyond her years. Her first album, “Blue” went multi-platinum, proving to the world that this little girl wasn’t going anywhere any...

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The Triple Crown™ Winner of 1941 #TripleCrownTuesday

November 07, 2017 By Jazzy Morgan

The biggest honor that every horse racing team strives for is winning a Triple Crown™. Jockey, Trainer, Owner and everyone in between sets out at the Kentucky Derby® for their first win, enters the Preakness Stakes with high hopes, and then aims to complete the trifecta at the Belmont Stakes. What many don’t realize is how rare it is for a horse to mark his name in history as a Triple Crown™...

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Clint Black is Back & Better Than Ever

April 28, 2017 By Jazzy Morgan

Multi-million selling country mega-star from Houston, Texas, Clint Black, is performing at the 143rd Kentucky Derby®. “To me, it’s only a comeback in that I’m putting out something new. As someone who has never stopped working, I don’t see me as having gone away,” Clint replies after being asked in 2015 why it took him ten years to release a new album.

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Clint Black Will Headline the 2017 Fillies & Lilies Party!

June 22, 2016 By Carolynn Wilcox

In the wake of the incredible performance of Wynonna Judd at our 2016 Fillies & Lilies Party comes an announcement we couldn’t be more excited to make: The legendary Clint Black, who’s released 22 #1 country singles and is a graduate of country’s old school, will be headlining the Fillies & Lilies Party in 2017.  That smooth-as-buttermilk voice will reverberate through the halls of the...

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The Fillies & Lilies Party of 2016: A Night at the Derby Museum

May 19, 2016 By Carolynn Wilcox

Derby Experiences' Fillies and Lilies Party was LIT (isn't that what the kids are saying these days?) this year.  From its remarkable setting to the live performance by Wynonna & The Big Noise to the premium food and beverages, this celebration capped off a delightful Oaks day for an incredible cause – the Thoroughbred Aftercare Organization.

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Wynonna & The Big Noise to Perform at the 2016 Fillies & Lilies Party

April 12, 2016 By Carolynn Wilcox

Derby Experiences couldn’t be more thrilled to announce that Wynonna & The Big Noise will be headlining the Fillies & Lilies Party again this year!  We are over the moon to host this group of incredible musicians, each a legend in their own right but downright electrifying when on the same stage.  Today we focus on the frontwoman of this group, an enigma we knew 35 years ago as one half of The...

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Appearances by Pro Football Hall of Famers at the 2016 Kentucky Derby®!

March 07, 2016 By Carolynn Wilcox

What do you get when you combine “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” with legendary Gold Jacket recipients?  The most epic Kentucky Derby® experience imaginable.  In 2016, Derby Experiences will host three Pro Football Hall of Famers in the Turf Club: Shannon Sharpe, Thurman Thomas, and Warren Moon.  These football icons will be seated in the Turf Club Balcony area on both Derby and Oaks...

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Meet the Beneficiary of the 2016 Fillies & Lilies Party: Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

January 28, 2016 By Jaime Villegas

Entering its third year, the Fillies & Lilies Party, Derby Experiences’ exclusive kick-off party for the Kentucky Derby, will continue its reign over the Derby weekend. During which, the private ticket-only event will once again feature the exclusive Bourbon Lounge, gourmet hors d’oeuvres aplenty, and premium open bars.

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4 Kentucky Derby® Parties You Need to Attend

October 09, 2015 By Carolynn Wilcox

You love the Kentucky Derby and the thrills that the “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” bring, but you’d also love to extend your experience beyond the race itself….  Enter the Kentucky Derby party scene!  If you’re looking to celebrate the Derby and Oaks with class, elegance and taste, look no further.  These events are meticulously planned to ensure that guests with even the highest...

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Kristen Doolan

Kristen Doolan was born and raised a Florida State Seminole. Making her way from Florida to North Carolina, Kristen achieved her B.S. in Business Administration, Marketing at The University of North Carolina Wilmington. She is an avid traveler, college football addict, beach bum and loves spending time with her family and friends. 


Jazzy Morgan

Jazzy Morgan is originally from London, England and a die-hard Manchester United Fan. She grew up in Connecticut and made the move down south in 2011 where she attended Winthrop University and received her B.S. in Family & Consumer Sciences and a minor in Marketing. Jazzy enjoys traveling, working out, reading her monthly Vogue & Cosmo and keeping up with fashion trends.


Evan Chronis

Evan Chronis was born in Omaha, Nebraska but has made his home in south Charlotte for almost two decades. A Tar Heel born and bred, Evan received his B.A in Media and Journalism from UNC-Chapel Hill. He is an avid Boston sports fan thanks to his family’s New England roots, and a fanboy of Wes Anderson films.