Day after tomorrow is "Oaks Day" - the day the fillies run, the day before Derby. Schools are closed. People are taking off work to go to the track. It's just what you do if you're a Louisvillian.
Here's my pick of winners, all from etsy:
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A horse is the projection of peoples' dreams about themselves
- strong, powerful, beautiful -
and it has the capability of giving us escape
from our mundane existence.