Steam rises off a horse as it gets a bath after a morning workout at Churchill Downs, May 5 , in Louisville, Ky. Charlie Riedel/AP
A horse runs during an early morning workout under the lights at Churchill Downs, May 4, in Louisville, Ky. Morry Gash/AP
A fan holds an umbrella in the rain as he watches horses work out at Churchill Downs, May 3, in Louisville, Ky. Charlie Riedel/AP
Derby Day at Churchill Downs also includes a parade of ladies hats. Newscom
Mares and foals grazed with the farm office in the background at the WinStar Farm, near Versailles, Ky., last year. Newscom
Last year, during the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, Lynette Nelson of Davey, Neb., and Connie Uden of Franklin, Neb., stood in the paddock between races. With hats and dresses covered in plastic, they were more than ready for the rain. ZumaPress/Newscom
Kentucky Derby entrant Dialed In gets a bath after a morning workout at Churchill Downs, May 6, in Louisville, Ky. Ed Reinke/AP
A horse and exercise rider makes their way to the track for a morning workout at Churchill Downs, May 6, in Louisville, Ky. Charlie Riedel/AP
Josh Lile of Louisville, after diving in mud in the infield at the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., in 2010. David Stephenson/Newscom
'Derby Kitten' is placed in the No. 9 starting gate spot at the post position draw for the 137th Kentucky Derby in the Secretariat Room at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., on May 4. ZumaPress/Newscom
Last year's participant, Lookin at Lucky, gets a bath from groom Martin Componsano after a morning workout at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Garry Jones/AP
Jockey Jon Court, who will ride 'Archarcharch' in this year's Kentucky Derby, is seen in the jockeys room at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky, on April 18. Matt Goins/Newscom
2011 Kentucky Derby participant, Dialed in, wins the Holy Bull Stakes race at Gulfstream Park in Florida on Jan. 30. ZumaPress/Newscom
Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir: The two figure skaters, who were the breakout stars of NBC's Sochi Olympics broadcast team, are added to NBC's Kentucky Derby telecast as fashion correspondents next week.
ByDavid Bauder, Associated Press Television Writer
NBC is adding Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to its Kentucky Derby telecast as fashion correspondents next week, illustrating how the network's coverage now reflects one of the most female-friendly televised sporting events of the year.