LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The 2014 Festival Fanatic winner has been announced by the Kentucky Derby Festival.
Melanie Chilton, of Louisville, Kentucky, was chosen
out of more than 41,000 people who entered the promotion sponsored by the
As the Festival Fanatic Chilton will have the opportunity to attend 25
individual Festival experiences where she will receive VIP treatment.
"When I got the call
telling me I was the Festival Fanatic, I thought it was a joke! I was sure my
kids were pulling a prank on me," said Chilton. "I am so excited to have the opportunity
to be the Festival Fanatic. I'm overwhelmed because it's the chance of a
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