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27 Of The Most Insane Pictures Ever Taken At The Kentucky Derby

27 Of The Most Insane Pictures Ever Taken At The Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby, where people party for two weeks over a two-minute race, as presented by Getty Images.

Posted on May 6, 2017, at 12:19 p.m. ET

Race fans Keith Stenson, Brian Martin and Jeff Allen pose in the infield during the 132nd Kentucky Derby on May 6, 2006, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Race fans Keith Stenson, Brian Martin and Jeff Allen pose in the infield during the 132nd Kentucky Derby on May 6, 2006, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.

A fan slides down a Slip 'N Slide in the infield prior to the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 4, 2013.
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A fan slides down a Slip 'N Slide in the infield prior to the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 4, 2013.

Two race patrons check out the program on May 7, 2005, during the 131st running of the Kentucky Derby.
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Two race patrons check out the program on May 7, 2005, during the 131st running of the Kentucky Derby.

The Axe Astronauts bring a taste of space to the Kentucky Derby on May 4, 2013.
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The Axe Astronauts bring a taste of space to the Kentucky Derby on May 4, 2013.

Fans slide through the mud in the infield prior to the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 4, 2013.
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Fans slide through the mud in the infield prior to the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 4, 2013.

Louisville Metro Police arrest a drunk reveler at the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2010.
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Louisville Metro Police arrest a drunk reveler at the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2010.

Race fan Josh Lile of Louisville, Kentucky, is shown after diving in the mud in the infield at the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2010.
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Race fan Josh Lile of Louisville, Kentucky, is shown after diving in the mud in the infield at the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2010.

Empty beer cans are collected after the Kentucky Derby on May 6, 1995.
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Empty beer cans are collected after the Kentucky Derby on May 6, 1995.

Mud wrestling was a popular activity in the infield for the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2010.
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Mud wrestling was a popular activity in the infield for the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2010.

Race fan Nelson Ricardo Martinez pours beer on Dan Malorni to reveal his Kentucky Derby 136 tattoo in the infield on May 1, 2010.
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Race fan Nelson Ricardo Martinez pours beer on Dan Malorni to reveal his Kentucky Derby 136 tattoo in the infield on May 1, 2010.

Infielders dance in the mud at the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2010.
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Infielders dance in the mud at the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2010.

A man dodges bottles thrown by spectators as he runs the "porta-potty Gauntlet" at the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2010.
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A man dodges bottles thrown by spectators as he runs the "porta-potty Gauntlet" at the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2010.

Louisville Metro Police arrest a porta-potty gauntlet runner at the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2010. Officers shut down the activity after one man received a bloody head wound.
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Louisville Metro Police arrest a porta-potty gauntlet runner at the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2010. Officers shut down the activity after one man received a bloody head wound.

Two race fans hold up signs prior to the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 4, 2013.
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Two race fans hold up signs prior to the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 4, 2013.

Left: Race fan Ron Kelly stands in the infield with his derby hat during the 132nd Kentucky Derby on May 6, 2006. Right: Race fan Kari Hamilton of Columbia, South Carolina, has a fellow fan sign her body with lipstick during the 127th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 5, 2001.
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Left: Race fan Ron Kelly stands in the infield with his derby hat during the 132nd Kentucky Derby on May 6, 2006. Right: Race fan Kari Hamilton of Columbia, South Carolina, has a fellow fan sign her body with lipstick during the 127th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 5, 2001.

Race fan Jasmine Hughes of Cincinnati, Ohio, uncoils the flexible straw of her water pack, which is filled with vodka, in the infield before the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2010.
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Race fan Jasmine Hughes of Cincinnati, Ohio, uncoils the flexible straw of her water pack, which is filled with vodka, in the infield before the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2010.

Fans dressed as video game characters attend infield festivities prior to the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 3, 2014.
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Fans dressed as video game characters attend infield festivities prior to the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 3, 2014.

Left: Kentucky Derby race fans play a game of Twister during the 127th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 5, 2001. Right: Derek Judt of Blair, Nebraska, attends the 135th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 2, 2009.
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Left: Kentucky Derby race fans play a game of Twister during the 127th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 5, 2001. Right: Derek Judt of Blair, Nebraska, attends the 135th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 2, 2009.

Dressed as Colonel Sanders, Robin Orth of Washington, DC, poses for pictures with racing fans on the afternoon of the 137th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 7, 2011.
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Dressed as Colonel Sanders, Robin Orth of Washington, DC, poses for pictures with racing fans on the afternoon of the 137th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 7, 2011.

Race fan Tony Offutt of New Albany, Indiana, walks through the infield with a hat he made for an annual contest prior to the 129th Kentucky Derby on May 3, 2003.
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Race fan Tony Offutt of New Albany, Indiana, walks through the infield with a hat he made for an annual contest prior to the 129th Kentucky Derby on May 3, 2003.

Revelers Skip Copnick (left) and Charles Matasich (right) stand in the rain prior to the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2010.
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Revelers Skip Copnick (left) and Charles Matasich (right) stand in the rain prior to the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2010.

Left: A fan holds two beers within the infield before the start of the 131st Kentucky Derby on May 7, 2005. Right: Katie Nielsen of Reno, Nevada, watches racing from the grandstands as she shelters herself from the rain prior to the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2010.
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Left: A fan holds two beers within the infield before the start of the 131st Kentucky Derby on May 7, 2005. Right: Katie Nielsen of Reno, Nevada, watches racing from the grandstands as she shelters herself from the rain prior to the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2010.

A woman sports a large, feathery hat during the Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2010.
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A woman sports a large, feathery hat during the Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2010.

Race fans Josh Cunningham and Jesse Maund arrive at the infield for the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2010.
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Race fans Josh Cunningham and Jesse Maund arrive at the infield for the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2010.

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