Big hats of the Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby always brings out people's best fashion, especially when it comes to hats. Horse racing's biggest annual event is the most exciting two minutes in sport, and it is an event for which everyone dresses to impress. Here are the best hats seen in Kentucky on Saturday afternoon.

  • May 3, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Alley Jones wears a traditional derby hat before the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 3, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Amanda Triplett wears a traditional derby hat before the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 3, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Carrie Henson wears a traditional derby hat before the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 3, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; A patron wears a traditional derby hat before the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 3, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Michelle Nichols wears a traditional derby hat before the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 3, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Kelly Leonardi wears a derby hat before the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 3, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Fans in the infield wear traditional derby hats before the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 3, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Ashley Cebak wears a derby hat before the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 3, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Patrons look at official programs and check messages on their phones before the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 3, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; A patron pulls on the brim of her derby hat to keep it from blowing off in the wind before the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 3, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Tracy Abney wears a derby hat before the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 3, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Stephanie Bornmarito before the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 3, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; A derby patron wears a yellow derby hat before the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 3, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Dianet Valencia wears a traditional derby hat before the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 3, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; 2014 Miss America winner Nina Davuluri is interviewed by Laura Bell Bundy on the red carpet before the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Lauren Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 3, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; American actor Terry O'Quinn poses with wife Lori O'Quinn on the red carpet before the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Lauren Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 3, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Hillary Holland stands in the paddock area before the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 3, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Race fans Leanne Bryan (left) , Valerie Alexander (middle) and Kackie Billman on a balcony above the paddock area before the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 3, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Tim McGraw (right) takes a picture of Ashley Cebak (left) and Relan Sewer (middle) before the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 3, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Joanne Roubik takes a photo with her phone before the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 3, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Tanya Rehak (left) talks with a friend in the infield before the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 3, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Shawna Crosby (left) talks with Brian Reed (right) in the infield during the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 3, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Amber Bry (left) and Gruliana Abate (right) walk through a tunnel to the infield before the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 2, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Tara Juergens wears a traditional derby hat before the 2014 Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs. Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 2, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Beth Sweeney wears a traditional derby hat before the 2014 Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs. Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 2, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Dawn Brown wears a traditional derby hat before the 2014 Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs. Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 2, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Ashley Horsey wears a traditional derby hat before the 2014 Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs. Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 2, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Kayla Reynolds wears a traditional derby hat before the 2014 Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs. Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports