galleryHats of the Kentucky Derby: From Elegant to Wacky 05.05.13galleryHats of the Kentucky Derby: From Elegant to Wacky This year’s selection of behatted attendees at Churchill Downs did not disappoint.05.05.13 7:31 PM ETMatt Slocum/AP; John Sommers II/Reuters, via Landov; Kevin Dietsch/UPI, via Landov The 139th Kentucky Derby was welcomed in typically extravagant fashion at Churchill Downs on Saturday. Horses may be the main attraction, but the behatted spectators flooding into Louisville in their seersucker suits and wild, swooping headpieces are the true eye candy. Here are some of the biggest fashion statements seen at this year's Derby Day, from the sophisticated to the frivolous. David GoldmanAP Rain wasn't about to deter the elegantly dressed attendees. John Gress/Reuters, via Landov Red cups holding flowers balance on the heads of race patrons awaiting the start. John Sommers II/Reuters, via Landov A checkered hat swoops in front of an attendee's face. Kevin Dietsch/UPI, via Landov Pink and black feathers adorn the hat of a woman in the paddock. Kevin Dietsch/UPI, via Landov Cigar smoke billows from the mouth of a classically dressed man on Derby Day. Jeff Haynes/Reuters, via Landov Rain soaks a waiting spectator before the race. Matt Slocum/AP Now, that's a hat: a daring attendee shows off her plummage. Matt Slocum/AP Hats of all colors, shapes, and sizes were the main spectacle at Saturday's race. Kevin Dietsch/UPI, via Landov Two flamingos loom over the head of an exuberant race-goer. Kevin Dietsch/UPI, via Landov Spring colors were out in full bloom on the heads of Kentucky Derby viewers. Matt Slocum/AP An arriving spectator shows off her demure headpiece.