Kentucky Oaks Survivors Parade

Voting has concluded for this year's Survivor Parade. List of participants below.

For the 11th year, the Survivors Parade presented by Kroger will take place on Kentucky Oaks Day, Friday, May 3rd, 2019! The Survivors Parade is a march of breast and ovarian cancer survivors, which takes place on Churchill Downs’ historic racetrack. 145 breast and ovarian cancer survivors will walk in the parade prior to the 145th running of the Longines Kentucky Oaks race.

Kentucky Oaks fans will be invited to nominate themselves, a relative, or a friend who has survived breast and/or ovarian cancer by sharing their survivor's battle story. Once a nominee is submitted and approved, voting for this nominee may begin. Fans are encouraged to share their survivor's story with their coworkers, family and friends to build awareness.

During this time period, select the nominee to champion this cause on Kentucky Oaks day, and make a donation to our charitable partner Derby Divas and the Norton Cancer Institute Breast Health Program, on behalf of your favorite nominee. Your participation and your donations will help to support early detection, prevention and treatment.

We request that you nominate someone who has not had the opportunity to walk in the Survivors Parade so that as many survivors as possible have the chance to champion breast and ovarian health at the Longines Kentucky Oaks.

The 145 survivors selected will receive:
  • Two (2) free reserved seats to the Kentucky Oaks courtesy of Churchill Downs
  • The opportunity to walk the historic Churchill Downs racetrack with fellow survivors, prior to the 145th running of the Kentucky Oaks

2019 Oaks Day Survivor Parade Participants

Leslie Adams 
Jennifer Alderman
Trina Amos
Catherine Anderson
Deme Anderson
Cindy  Arnold
Kristi Atkins
Lisa Bailo
Karla  Baptiste 
Cindy  Barlow
Shannon Michele Barnes
Debbie Dees Bartlett
Diane Beeson 
Kimberly Behrle
Amber Bennett
Lisa Benson 
Virginia  Bielefeld 
Kerry Bonos
Debbie Boone
Kimberly Boulmetis
Kimberly Bowlin
Casilee Boyd
Tammy Brady
Kimberly Brand
Belinda Breaux
Tanya Brewster
Kristi Bringard
Judy Britt
Pamela  Brown
Lori Brown
Faith Bunnell
Rosie Burket
Lorri Campbell
Jacqueline Casey
Angela (Angie) Castillo
Terri Chandler
Carol Chesney
Keshia Clemons
Kary Cobb
Mary  Cooksey
Danielle Cory
Staci Cosgrove
Beth Cottrill
Mariah Crenshaw
Regina Daub
Dorine Dickey
Cristi Donastorg
Mary Douthitt
Cathy  Dove
Cheryl Dowell
Denise  Duggan
Suzette Ertel
Lori Feist
Jackie Fey
Jennifer Fraboni
Ann Furnish
Nancy Geiger
Cindy Gnadinger
Lisa Goodlett
Cindy Gregory
Bobbi  Haden
Raquel  Haeberlin
Katie Hanney
Chris Harvey
Claudetta Hatchett
Yvette Hayes
Ann  Hays 
Beth Heckmann
Janice Hedgespeth
Brenda  Herron-Goforth
Denise Holden
Ruth Holmstrom
Amy Hughes
Shawn Jardine
Hunter Johnston
Elise Just
Beverly  Karaffa
Janet Kasenow-Wolfe
Leslie Keevill
Kelly Ketring
Kyle Kruer
Melissa Lamphier
Monica Layton
Janie Lewis
Barbara Lewis
Mary Lidtke
Donna Logsdon
Kim Logsdon 
Amy Lotze
Carrie Magers
Bobbi Mann
Sharmin Mannek
Beth Mans
Margaret Marks
Nan Martin
Kary Mathis
Marcy McCann
Kathy McVay
Christina  Meffert
Stephanie Miller
Carolyn Miller
Kathy Minichini
Linda Moberly
Laura Montgomery
Erin Morris
Bobbie Niehaus
Carole Noel 
Beth Owens
Sherry Perciful
Rhonda Pitts
Linda Polverari
Tammi Poole
Theresa Popson
Belinda Porter
Lisa Preston
Shannon Queenan
Melissa Quinn
Lesa Rahschulte
Marilyn  Ramos
Dena Rasche
Clare Rodenberg
Jenniffer Routzahn
JoAnn Sampson
Vicki Sanders
Casey Shaw
Kelly York Shelby
Cathy Shircliffe
Jessica Sidener
Catherine Simmons
Michelle Smith
Robin Smith
Andrea  Solomon
Lois Thigpen
Kelley  Thomas
Julie Vasquez 
Lisa Watson
Roshell Wellmerling
Sara Westerman
Amy Williams
LaKa Wilson
Matresa Wooding
Heather Woodrow
Amy Yoney

View Frequently Asked Questions about the Survivors Parade Participants (PDF)

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