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Guests toast the 140th Kentucky Derby with Moët & Chandon at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky.
Guests toast the 140th Kentucky Derby with Moët & Chandon at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Moet & Chandon

LEXINGTON, Kentucky – Spectators drank Moët & Chandon Friday to toast the beginning of the Kentucky Derby.
This is the 140th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.
The KHRC or Kentucky Horse Racing Commission said Tuesday that LGC Science Group Ltd., the official testing laboratory of KHRC, have completed more than 75 out-of-competition tests for horses nominated to be in stakes races for Oaks Day and the Kentucky Derby.
"I am pleased to say that all of the test results were negative." said Equine Medical Director Dr. Mary Scollay.
"Sampling was performed over the two weeks preceding this weekend's racing,” Scollay continued. “Other racing jurisdictions assisted the KHRC by sampling horses based out of state. We believe that out-of-competition testing is critical to the integrity of these events and appreciate the high level of cooperation we have received from horsemen and regulators alike in implementing this program."
All horses were tested under official regulations.
A thoroughbred named Orb won the derby last year.
The new horses set to compete this year are as follows:
Vicar's in Trouble
Harry's Holiday
Uncle Sigh
Danza
California Chrome
Samraat
We Miss Artie
General a Rod
Vinceremos
Wildcat Red
Dance With Fate
Chitu
Medal Count
Tapiture
Intense Holiday
Commanding Curve
Candy Boy
Ride On Curlin
Wicked Strong

The purse this year is $2 million, with the first place horse winning $1,425,000.

Guests drink Moet & Chandon
Guests drink Moet & Chandon Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Moet & Chandon

Guests drink Moet & Chandon

It turns out the spectators are having the most fun at the 140th Kentucky Derby with Moët & Chandon at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky.

This is the 140th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.

Moet & Chandon Champagne is the official drink of The Kentucky Derby.

 

 

Festive hats worn at Churchill Downs
Festive hats worn at Churchill Downs Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Festive hats worn at Churchill Downs

Race fans sit while wearing festive hats prior to the 140th running of the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky.

This is the 140th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.

"I am pleased to say that all of the test results were negative." said Equine Medical Director Dr. Mary Scollay.
"Sampling was performed over the two weeks preceding this weekend's racing,” Scollay continued. “Other racing jurisdictions assisted the KHRC by sampling horses based out of state. We believe that out-of-competition testing is critical to the integrity of these events and appreciate the high level of cooperation we have received from horsemen and regulators alike in implementing this program."

Moet & Chandon at Churchill Downs
Moet & Chandon at Churchill Downs Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Moet & Chandon

Moet & Chandon at Churchill Downs

Guests toast the 140th Kentucky Derby with Moët & Chandon at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky.

All horses were tested under official regulations.
A thoroughbred named Orb won the derby last year.

140th Kentucky Derby
140th Kentucky Derby Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Moet & Chandon

140th Kentucky Derby

It turns out the spectators are having the most fun at the 140th Kentucky Derby with Moët & Chandon at Churchill Downs. These two women celebrated by wearing traditionally large hats to the derby opening.

Party at Churchill Downs
Party at Churchill Downs Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Moet & Chandon

Party at Churchill Downs

It turns out the guests are having the most fun at the 140th Kentucky Derby with Moët & Chandon at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky.

It was a big party as guests speculated about the next winner of the Kentucky Derby, who will win $1,425,000.

 

 

Men drink Moët & Chandon
Men drink Moët & Chandon Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Moet & Chandon

Men drink Moët & Chandon

Who is having the most fun? The guests!

The horses and the jockeys are training hard and doing what they can to get an edge in their respective big races.

Kentucky Derby race fans celebrate
Kentucky Derby race fans celebrate Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Moet & Chandon

Kentucky Derby race fans celebrate

Race fans sit while wearing festive hats prior to the 140th running of the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky.

The woman on the left displayed her hat which is made out of hot pink ribbon.

Women wear festive hats and celebrate
Women wear festive hats and celebrate Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Moet & Chandon

Women wear festive hats and celebrate

It turns out the spectators are having the most fun at the 140th Kentucky Derby with Moët & Chandon at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky.

This is the 140th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.
The KHRC or Kentucky Horse Racing Commission said Tuesday that LGC Science Group Ltd., the official testing laboratory of KHRC, have completed more than 75 out-of-competition tests for horses nominated to be in stakes races for Oaks Day and the Kentucky Derby.
All horses were tested under official regulations.
A thoroughbred named Orb won the derby last year.

Man displays army man hat
Man displays army man hat Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Man displays army man hat

Guests at Kentucky Derby display their inventive hats to photographers at Kentucky Derby.

This is the 140th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.
The KHRC or Kentucky Horse Racing Commission said Tuesday that LGC Science Group Ltd., the official testing laboratory of KHRC, have completed more than 75 out-of-competition tests for horses nominated to be in stakes races for Oaks Day and the Kentucky Derby.
"I am pleased to say that all of the test results were negative." said Equine Medical Director Dr. Mary Scollay.
"Sampling was performed over the two weeks preceding this weekend's racing,” Scollay continued. “Other racing jurisdictions assisted the KHRC by sampling horses based out of state. We believe that out-of-competition testing is critical to the integrity of these events and appreciate the high level of cooperation we have received from horsemen and regulators alike in implementing this program."
All horses were tested under official regulations.
A thoroughbred named Orb won the derby last year.

Man and son cheer on opening of Kentucky Derby
Man and son cheer on opening of Kentucky Derby Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Man and son cheer on opening of Kentucky Derby

A young race fan wearing a festive hat attends the 140th running of the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky.

This is the 140th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.
The KHRC or Kentucky Horse Racing Commission said Tuesday that LGC Science Group Ltd., the official testing laboratory of KHRC, have completed more than 75 out-of-competition tests for horses nominated to be in stakes races for Oaks Day and the Kentucky Derby.
"I am pleased to say that all of the test results were negative." said Equine Medical Director Dr. Mary Scollay.
"Sampling was performed over the two weeks preceding this weekend's racing,” Scollay continued. “Other racing jurisdictions assisted the KHRC by sampling horses based out of state. We believe that out-of-competition testing is critical to the integrity of these events and appreciate the high level of cooperation we have received from horsemen and regulators alike in implementing this program."
All horses were tested under official regulations.
A thoroughbred named Orb won the derby last year.