For horse racing enthusiasts, betting junkies and even casual sports fans, Saturday marks one of the most exciting days of the year as 20 horses will race in the 143rd Kentucky Derby.
Though they’re long shots, perhaps the winner will be one of the three horses from California. Maybe this is the year the Bee’s Steve Pajak can break a 37-year drought and finally pick the winner (he doubts it).
Kentucky Derby fans, both hardcore and casual, took to Twitter to share their picks – and their best mint julep recipes. Here’s some of what they had to say.