John Calipari walks red carpet at Kentucky Derby [VIDEO]


Kentucky coach John Calipari has had a long week.

When not recruiting, he’s been meeting with President Obama to recognize the Wildcats’ national championship victory, and yesterday he gave the ceremonial “Riders up!” call at the Kentucky Derby.

Wearing a sharp-looking grey suit, he spoke on the red carpet. Check out the video below.


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