The 2nd Annual Derby Day was held at the Pequat Library in Southport, Conn. on Saturday May 01, 2010. Hundreds of locals gathered to celebrate the 136th Kentucky Derby. Here, rider Arianne Mermod goes to kiss her horse, Ben, as Erin Hornung, of Fairfield, watches during the event. After enjoying various activities on the front lawn, guests watched the race on a large TV screen inside the library.
Photo: Christian Abraham