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They're Off Luncheon kicks off the Kentucky Derby Festival

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit was the guest speaker for the annual luncheon that kicks off several weeks of festivities leading up the Run for the Roses.

About 1,500 Kentucky Derby Festival supporters packed the Galt House for the event which featured several Kentucky Proud meats, vegetables and fruits.

Some of the woman at the luncheon were already in the Derby spirit with their fancy hats.

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