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Dust off your floppy hats and get your bets ready, y'all. It's time for the Kentucky Derby! 

That's right, the annual horse race returns for its 141st year this Saturday. And while some may be well-prepared to predict the winners and win big, others simply want to enjoy the spectacle that comes along with the weekend. Yes, we're referring to a few Bravolebrities.

The ladies of Real Housewives of Orange County previously traveled to the Del Mar Fairgrounds near San Diego, Calif., for an afternoon of races. Instead of focusing on the horses, however, it was all about forming cliques and excluding people. Drama alert!

Farther east on the Real Housewives of New York City, the cast was too busy flirting with the racers while visiting the Saratoga Race Course. Did Sonja Morgan ever get a date with that handsome fella? We may never know. 

What we do realize is the hard truth that our favorite Bravo stars can provide some valuable tips to make the most of anyone's Kentucky Derby experience. So sit back, enjoy some Ramona Singer Pinot Grigio and prepare for real advice you need to know. 

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1. Even if you have no clue about horses, make sure to have a positive attitude. 

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2. When in doubt, always refer to your hostess to guide you along for the wild ride. 

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3. Make sure your hats and outfits are perfect for the occasion. If not, people are going to readddd you honey.

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4. For extra guidance, one can always rely on Jesus Christ for some love and light. #Blessings! 

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5. There's a lot of dirt at the race tracks. In other words, bring your inhaler! 

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6. To deal with all the traffic and long trips in the limo, make sure there is alcohol on standby. 

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7. And there better be some carbs included...

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8. ...or things could get real nasty real quick on an empty stomach. 

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9. Never hesitate to bring mom along for the wild trip....

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10.  ...because everybody knows two heads are better than one. Besides, a victory dance is always needed when you win a bet. 

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11. Prepare for jealousy and sassy comments from your so-called "friends" if you keep winning big. 

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12. Some may even want to leave the party early if luck isn't in their favor. Bye, Felicia. 

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13. But always remember, the Kentucky Derby is supposed to be fun and all about the horses. Giddy up, housewives. 

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Watch the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT on NBC, with early coverage beginning at 12 p.m. ET / 9 a.m. PT on NBC Sports Network.