Joey Fatone, Kentucky Derby 2019

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The Kentucky Derby may be nicknamed "the greatest two minutes in sports," but the conversation surrounding the outfits and hats at the annual race lasts way more than that.

The Derby is always home to some of the most over-the-top hats and headpieces that we see all year. It's the time of year when everyone gets out their best pastels and sips on mint juleps while watching the fastest and best horses in the sport go head-to-head for the ultimate accolade.

This year's derby came with a bit of some extra drama attached towards the end. The Kentucky Derby made history this year because for the first time in the race's 145-year history, the first place winner was disqualified.

The horse Maximum Security was initially named as the champion, but the next two finishers lodged a complaint against Maximum Security which ultimately got him disqualified. Country House and his jockey Flavien Prat then became the new winners and defied 65-1 odds.

While the race itself was full of drama, celebrities played the part too as they wore jaw-dropping hats, dresses and other outfits. Joey Fatone, Michelle Williams, Wilmer Valderrama and a handful of Real Housewives of Atlanta stars all wore their Saturday best to Churchill Downs.

Anna Nicole Smith's daughter Dannielynn Birkhead also attended the race and honored her late mother by wearing her signature large pink hat.

Take a look at the photos below to see some of the best outfits worn by celebrities at the 2019 Kentucky Derby.

Rachel Lindsay, Bryan Abasolo

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Joey Fatone, Kentucky Derby 2019

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Michelle Williams, Kentucky Derby 2019

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Wilmer Valderrama, Kentucky Derby 2019

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Jennifer Nettles, Kentucky Derby 2019

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Howie Dorough, Leigh Dorough, Kristin Richardson, Kevin Richardson, Kentucky Derby 2019

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Pheadra Parks, Kentucky Derby 2019

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Cynthia Bailey, Kentucky Derby 2019

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Natalie Zea, Kentucky Derby 2019

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NeNe Leakes, Kentucky Derby 2019

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Star Jones, Kentucky Derby 2019

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Stephen Amell, Cassandra Jean Amell, Kentucky Derby 2019

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Taylor Dayne, Kentucky Derby 2019

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Dannielynn Birkhead, Larry Birkhead, Kentucky Derby 2019

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Congratulations to Country House on the stunning upset!

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