Only A Game: Kentucky Derby Fashion Fever

In a scenario that I’d have thought less likely than my hitting the Kentucky Derby superfecta, NPR’s Only A Game asked me to talk about…Derby Fashion.

“For a select not-so-few, the Kentucky Derby is about bringing to the starting gate a horse that, however temporarily, will be a candidate for racing’s Triple Crown.

“For the not-so-select many, Derby Day is about dressing up, which is why figure skaters and Olympic commentators Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski were called upon to help with TV’s Derby coverage. In a press conference this week, Weir, known as much for his feathers and bows as for his jumps and spins, wrote off backstretch fashion.”

Continue reading (or listen) at Only A Game.


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