Travel Hosts Exposed, Week of May 18, 2011

Adam meets the coach of the Kentucky basketball team, Zak and Aaron appear on MSNBC, Andrew celebrates his son's birthday and more.

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Kentucky Derby Fireworks

Kentucky Derby Fireworks

The Kentucky Derby Festival is kicked off by Thunder Over Louisville, the largest fireworks show in North America. Other attractions that take place during the 2-week event leading up to the race are the Great Balloon Race, the Pegasus Parade, the Great Steamboat Race and the Derby Marathon. 960 1280

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Churchhill Downs Annual Gathering

Churchhill Downs Annual Gathering

Fans gather at the entrance to the 133rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY. 960 1280

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Grandstand Fans

Grandstand Fans

Race fans watch the derby in the grandstand next to the twin spires. 960 1280

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Early-Morning Prep

Early-Morning Prep

A blacksmith shoes a horse during an early-morning workout to prepare for the derby. 960 1280

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Morning Workout

Morning Workout

Horses and their jockeys prepare for morning workouts. 960 1280

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Mint Julep

Mint Julep

The official drink of the derby, the Mint Julep is presented in the specially made Kentucky Derby collectible glass. The Mint Julep is an iced drink consisting of bourbon, mint and sweet syrup. 960 1280

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Kentucky Oaks Day

Kentucky Oaks Day

A race fan watches the 6th race while sipping on a Mint Julep on Kentucky Oaks Day, grade 1 stakes races for 3-year-old thoroughbred fillies held the friday before the derby. 960 1280

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Picking the Winner

Picking the Winner

Fans make their picks during the morning workouts in preparation for the 131st Kentucky Derby. 960 1280

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Where It All Begins

Where It All Begins

A panoramic view of the starting gate. 960 1280

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Race to the Finish

Race to the Finish

Jockeys vie for position on their way to the finish line during the 136th running. 960 1280

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Around the Bend

Around the Bend

Horses make their way around turn 4 during the 136th running of the derby. 960 1280

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Derby Hat Parade

Derby Hat Parade

The Derby Hat Parade, which takes place inside Churchill Downs, shows off the elegant hats worn by women and men during the Kentucky Derby. This fan is decked out in classic headwear prior to the race. 960 1280

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Jockey Dress Up

Jockey Dress Up

Kentucky Derby fans dressed as jockeys sip on their Mint Juleps and enjoy a cigar before the start of the race. 960 1280

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Casual Infield Gathering

Casual Infield Gathering

No fancy hats and Mint Juleps here. A different scene then you would find in the grandstand, fans gather within the infield of Churchill Downs. 960 1280

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And the Winner is ...

And the Winner is ...

A garland of roses, a blanket of 554 roses, is draped across the winning horse. 960 1280

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Kentucky Derby Trophy

Kentucky Derby Trophy

The Kentucky Derby Trophy is presented to the owner of the winning horse. 960 1280

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"Why so angry?" - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"Now this prick wants some kinda hugs? I don't KNOW you, man! and you smell like strawberries!" - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"Vanilla Ice and Guy Fieri? Same room? Same table? Same time? Douchular Fission!" - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

- Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"Lucy and Ricky Ricardo in Naples." - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"I didn't know Howie Mandel played ukelele for Train" - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

"Just got to the #kidschoiceawards and started playing a game I call "I can't believe she snuck 8 kids in!" - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

"Grown man time at the #kidschoiceawards" - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

"I don't look for thrills, they find me." - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

"This week's Friday Forecaster Bert the Conqueror makes off with @JillNicolini. Come back, Jill!" - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

"Noah backstage at Stomp!" - Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

  

"@punchpizza has a new salumi plate" - Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

  

"Backstage @ www.stomponline.com" - Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

  

"@bertkreischer #WhatWillTheMaidThinkWhenSheSeesThis" - Adam Richman 960 1280

  

"A great day as a host & hiphop fan. Backstage with @vanillaice" - Adam Richman 960 1280

  

"Aw hell yeah, Chicago!" - Adam Richman 960 1280

  

"This cemetery right now giving new meaning to "cold chills" - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

"Peaceful" - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

"These slopes are going dowwwnnnnnn!!!!!!" - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

"What a beautiful day and Happy Birthday Aaron!!!" - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

"Let the lockdown begin. Come Here ghosts let's chat." - Aaron Goodwin 960 1280

  

"The mountain kicked my ass today. 1st time ever snowboarding. I used it as a sled the hole way down. Lol" - Aaron Goodwin 960 1280

  

"Thank you everyone." - Aaron Goodwin 960 1280

  

Bare Pool at the Mirage
Two large pools provide plenty of room for fun, along with Asian-influenced appetizers, ice-fresh mojito pitchers and celebrity sightings.
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The Mirage  

Encore Beach Club at the Wynn
Possibly the biggest pool party in Vegas, larger then a football field and packed with bodies in bikinis and board shorts, the Encore Beach Club is surrounded by 40-foot palm trees.
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Russell MacMasters / Wynn Resorts.  

Hard Rock Hotel's REHAB
The Hard Rock Hotel has created a pool party so decadent they had to call it REHAB. It happens on Sundays around the resort's small pool area where good-looking ladies crowd and beefy boys start lining up before breakfast. Open on Sundays from 11 a.m. to sunset.
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Hard Rock Hotel  

Ditch Fridays At Palms
The retro-chic 3-acre pool setting includes Slip & Slide, wet underwear contests and swimming in a glass-bottom pool.
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Palms Hotel  

TAO Beach At The Venetian
This orgy of tattooed hardbodies has a $50 admission fee that also buys a pass through the Tao Nightclub when the sun goes down.
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Photo by Denise Truscello / WireImage  

Wet Republic at MGM Grand
The 2 stadium-sized saltwater pools are lined with rows of cabanas, protected from paparazzi seeking money shots of famous partiers.
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Kabik / Retna Digital  

Bellagio
This outdoor oasis is complete with 5 different Mediterranean style pools, 4 jacuzzis, a garden cafe, poolside massages and private cabanas.
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Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis at Ceasars Palace
One of the most luxurious pool getaways on the strip, the Ceasars royal experience has 6 different pools which include, The Apollo, Fortuna, Jupiter, Neptune, Temple and the most exclusive of all, the Venus.
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Andrew Penner / iStockphoto  


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