For those of us on this side a the Mason Dixon Line, Keeneland is a household name. This is the bluegrass state y’all, and we are known for our blue grass (I still don’t understand that one) and our horses. We looove some horse racing. And any excuse to get all prettied up in your seasons best and don some big ole southern hair whilst sipping a cocktail is alright in my book. It never occurred to me that friends in LA were not aware that Keeneland season was fast approachin’! Oopsies, MY BAD 😉
So, for those of you who maybe also wonder “what the heck is Keeneland?” Never fear, I shall tell you. Basically we southern gals and gents dress up and go bet on the ponies. Cocktails are involved. Food is involved. I undoubtedly always bet for the pink pony, duh. Usually I do alright with this approach- my biggest winnings to date are $65. HA. Now I know you are laughing because let me tell you, that ain’t nothin’ when you are talking horses. Let’s face it, I am there for the social aspects.
Anyways to get on with my point, Jess and I were talking this morning about fall and Keeneland, and she mentioned we should have a blogger Keeneland meet up! My first thoughts?
My second thought?
POOFS FOR ALL!
Haha. She quickly appointed me prez of this event, I assume for my knack of knowing how to party. No? I don’t know, but I am PUMPED.
So girls, Kentucky bloggers, and NON Kentucky bloggers, mark your calendars for October for the first Keeneland Bluegrass Blogger Bash! (suggestions for an actual name welcomed, Jess and I never said we were marketing genius material)
We are trying to decide if it should be October 8th, or October 15th. But so far it is looking like most people who have responded are available the 8th. Anyhoo, If you want to come and have a BLAST with us Kentucky gals at the track, leave your email and the date you are available in the comment section below. I will get an email going around so we can discuss all of the fun details. Don’t you KNOW I am already working on a logo, and some super blingy name tags.
We are envisioning here a BIG CLASSY GIRLY BASH – with cocktails, cute dresses, heels, hysterics, great food, and dancing!!
Who is in?!
More deets to come in the following weeks, we just need to see who is interested.
I definitely want to encourage everyone to think about it!! Especially if you have never been to Keeneland, or GASP… KENTUCKY! What a perfect time am I right??
Off to brainstorm more, and peruse the online sites for a dress. WHAT WILL I WEAR???