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Everyone’s a winner at Senior Center’s inaugural Kentucky Derby

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  Wednesday’s inaugural Kentucky Derby gave out Market Basket gift cards and a bouquet of roses at the Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center. The derby is traditionally held the first week of May.

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Daniel Maguire selected the grand prize winner.
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Marie Voto showed off her Kentucky Derby hat.
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Horse number 4 (Lorraine Pocchio) and horse number 2 (Mary Vigliotta) were in the lead. Councillor-at-Large Marc Silvestri rolled the dice along with Ed Deveau.
Serving as horses were, pictured from left to right: seniors Marilyn Tobey, Lorraine Pocchio, Sue Foti, Marie Voto, both in back, Mary Vigliotta and Sandy Strate.
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Horses “saddled up” for the Derby race.
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Eleanor Vieira (at left) waved to judges during the Kentucky Derby Hat Contest.
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Ann Marie Droukis won the hat contest with her pink feather fascinator on the side of her head, scoring a $50 gift card to Market Basket.
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Carmella Noe was selected as the grand prize winner. She won a $50 Market Basket gift card and a bouquet of roses. Pictured with her is event emcee Ed Deveau.
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Event emcee Ed Deveau rolls the dice.
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Derby winner horse number 4 (Lorraine Pocchio) during Wednesday’s inaugural Kentucky Derby at the Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center
Event emcee Ed Deveau congratulated the winner, horse number 4 (played by Lorraine Pocchio).

(Advocate photos by Tara Vocino)

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