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G.H. Mumm Hosts Derby in Daring New York Fashion

G.H. Mumm Hosts Derby in Daring New York Fashion

This weekend dreamers won big across America. At the 143rd Kentucky Derby champion Always Dreaming stunned a record-breaking audience at Churchill Downs with a win for the ages. From coast to coast the world watched. In New York City the celebration and applause continued with a fantastic event honoring the day.

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Usain Bolt and Didier Marotti attend G.H. Mumm and Usain Bolt’s Toast to the Kentucky Derby on May 6, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Toth/Getty Images for G.H. Mumm)

Legendary champagne house G.H. Mumm and Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt toasted the Derby in a memorable way that left guests with racing hearts and blissful smiles. Maison Mumm, the official champagne of the Kentucky Derby and best known for celebrating icons of victory, recently appointed Bolt as their Chief Entertainment Officer.

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Nina Agdal, Chelsea Leyland, and Chanel Iman attend G.H. Mumm and Usain Bolt’s Toast to the Kentucky Derby on May 6, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Toth/Getty Images for G.H. Mumm)

In his first mission as CEO, Bolt hijacked the Mumm corporate headquarters to throw a dapper affair with ladies in stylish hats and men in handsome seersucker suits.

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Special guests included Nina Agdal, Chanel Iman and Mario Cantone while Chelsea Leyland spun an epic dancehall set behind the DJ booth.

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Mario Cantone attends G.H. Mumm and Usain Bolt’s Toast to the Kentucky Derby on May 6, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Toth/Getty Images for G.H. Mumm)

“I support Mumm’s efforts to energize and excite the world, just as I do on the track,” stated Bolt amongst the enthralled crowd. “As CEO I work alongside the executive team to make sure Mumm continues to push boundaries and inspire consumers to celebrate their greatest achievements and strive to be the best version of themselves,”

From start to the finish line, Mumm was served along with delicious dishes as the world’s fastest man with the biggest heart had a blast with attendees. Everyone hit the dance floor as Usain was seen taking selfies with guests and joining Leyland behind the DJ booth.

This was one daring race day that will always be remembered.

 

 

 

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ElizaBeth Taylor is a journalist for Times Square Chronicles and is a frequent guest at film, fashion and art events throughout New York City and Los Angeles due to her stature as The Sensible Socialite.Passionate about people ElizaBeth spent many years working as a travel reporter and television producer after graduating with high honors from University of Southern California. The work has afforded her the opportunity to explore Europe, Russia, South America, Asia, Australia and the Middle East. It has greatly influenced the way in which ElizaBeth sees a story and has created a heightened awareness for the way people around the world live today.

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