derby jordin Kentucky Derby: Kate Walsh, Jordin Sparks turn out for race dayA packed Churchill downs awaited the start of the running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday (May 7). As usual, celebrities were on hand to lend a little Hollywood magic to the Louisville, Ky., event.

Former “American Idol” contestant Jordin Sparks (above) attended in a somewhat understated white hat. Meanwhile, “Private Practice’s” Kate Walsh opted for a stiff black straw number with a single bird feather.

derby kate walsh gi Kentucky Derby: Kate Walsh, Jordin Sparks turn out for race dayAlso on hand, sportscaster (and former “Dancing with the Stars” contestant) Erin Andreews:

derby erin2 Kentucky Derby: Kate Walsh, Jordin Sparks turn out for race dayWe’ll add more photos here as the celebs make the scene.