Celebs pony up to party on eve of Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) The stars are coming out on a cold and rainy night in Louisville to hit the party circuit on the eve of the Kentucky Derby.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers arrived at the Brownstable Brown gala Friday night with some of his teammates.

Rodgers says his group has strict rules: everyone must be dressed and ready to leave for Churchill Downs by 9:30 a.m. on Saturday ''regardless of when you go to bed.''

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is a regular at the same house party.

Harry Connick Jr. attended another bash. He's singing the national anthem at the Derby.

Other celebs who are partying on Derby eve include chef and horse owner Bobby Flay, Tracy Morgan, Adrien Grenier, brothers Jeff and Beau Bridges, Paul Sorvino and actress-daughter Mira, and Morris Day and the Time.

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