Actor Josh Hopkins, Animal Planet host Jeff Corwin named Pegasus Parade grand marshals
Jeff Corwin (Source: KDF)
Josh Hopkins (Source: KDF)
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Actor and Lexington native Josh Hopkins and Animal Plant host Jeff Corwin will serve as grand marshals of the 2014 Republic Bank Pegasus Parade, the Kentucky Derby Festival announced Tuesday night.
Hopkins is a regular on the television comedy Cougar Town, which stars former Friends star Courteney Cox. He guest starred in a number of episodes of Brothers & Sisters and has appeared on Broadway and feature films. His father, former Republican Congressman Larry Hopkins ran for Kentucky governor in 1991, but lost to Brereton Jones.
Corwin is an animal and nature conservationist best known as host and executive producer of The Jeff Corwin Experience and Corwin's Quest on Animal Planet.
The 2014 Pegasus Parade will march down Broadway on Thursday, May 1. It will air live on WAVE 3 News.
Bleacher seats are $10, chairs are $12 and reserved review seats are $30.