Anna Nicole Smith’s daughter Dannielynn Birkhead coordinated completely along with her father, Larry Birkhead, on Saturday because the pair continued an extended standing household custom of attending the Kentucky Derby.
The 14-year-old daughter of the late mannequin, who died from an unintentional overdose in 2007, beamed with pleasure as she and her dad, 48, equipped for a day of horse racing at Churchill Downs in Louisville.
However Larry revealed that his daughter was eager to indicate off her personal fashion this 12 months.
Larry informed DailyMail.com: ‘Dannielynn was decided to have a distinct fashion this 12 months. Since she is older, it’s not like you possibly can simply exit and pick slightly child costume anymore like I had carried out for all of the Derby races up to now.
‘She picked out a (Jovani) pantsuit she liked on-line they usually rushed it to her simply in time for the large race. She needed to coordinate every little thing this 12 months all the way down to her blinged out masks’.
The horse race holds a particular place within the household’s coronary heart as Larry met Anna Nicole there in 2004 the place she was photographed in an iconic pink hat.
Larry and his daughter posted a trio of photographs on their joint Instagram account accompanied by a prolonged caption with particulars on the weekend, as Larry joked that Dannielynn’s putting teal pant go well with ‘completed first.’
Derby debut: Anna Nicole Smith’s daughter Dannielynn Birkhead, 14, heads to the Kentucky Derby with dad Larry Birkhead who jokes her teal pant go well with ‘completed first’
Annual outing: ‘It is that point of 12 months once more. The @kentuckyderby weekend is right here!,’ a snippet of the caption learn, as they shared photographs of their search for the annual race at Churchill Downs
Racing puns: ‘Dannielynn ‘completed first’ in her pant go well with and a good looking white flowered fascinator,’ he wrote, persevering with to say she was actually rising into an adolescent with many opinions
Mini-me: In 2019 she continued Anna Nicole’s legacy on the derby as she wore her outsized pink hat, trying a spitting picture of her bombshell mother (pictured, proper, in 2004)
The daddy-daughter duo posed on a stoop in a single photograph earlier than sharing snaps from the race observe, certainly one of which featured the blonde teenager in a studded face masks to match her outfit.
‘It is that point of 12 months once more. The @kentuckyderby weekend is right here! Although our favourite occasion The Barnstable-Brown Celebration will not be again till subsequent 12 months, we determined to go out on this lovely day to Churchill Downs racetrack in preparation for The Kentucky Derby,’ they wrote.
Larry defined that the journey to the racecourse was made much more particular provided that international pandemic had led to nearly every little thing else being cancelled.
‘We had a good time simply spending the time collectively consuming a bunch of meals and having fun with the good climate. Since Covid it has been a problem to get out of the home and do a lot so this was a particular deal with and time,’ he informed DailyMail.com.
Larry Birkhead and his daughter Dannielynn, pictured right here on the age of three, have a look at a costume of Anna Nicole Smith on the Kentucky Derby Museum Wednesday, in April 2010
Photographer Larry Birkhead and daughter Dannielynn Birkhead are pictured attending the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Might 2011
One other photograph of the daddy-daughter duo taken in 2011
Dad Larry Birkhead and daughter, Dannielynn are seen earlier than the one hundred and fortieth operating of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Might 2014
By 2016, the pair have been already beginning to coloration coordinate their outfits. Right here they’re pictured on the 142nd Kentucky Derby in 2016
Larry Birkhead and daughter Dannielynn Birkhead are seen in 2019. Dannielynn’s mom, Anna Nicole Smith, wore the identical hat 15 years earlier in 2004
Teenager Dannielynn seemed grown up in a brilliant Jovani pantsuit adorned with pearl buttons within the form of flowers.
And she or he continued to dazzle in a pair of studded flats whereas moreover going all out with the derby theme as she sported a white flowered fascinator.
‘She is getting so huge it’s scary. She will probably be driving in simply a few years! I attempted to say giving her certainly one of her Mother’s previous automobiles, however she is already speaking a couple of Tesla!’ Larry joked.
‘She is doing nice in class and has nice grades however she misses in-person college and seeing all of her pals. I’m actually pleased with her and suppose huge issues are to come back from her. I feel folks make pure comparisons to her mother however the fact is she is her personal individual and she or he is set to do issues on her personal even at such a younger age,’ Larry defined.
147 years: The Derby was again in motion with many celebrities popping out to observe the race happen in Kentucky for the 147th 12 months; pictured Might 1
Photographer Larry debuted a white linen go well with with a blue button down and pastel checkered tie, sharing within the caption that Dannielynn hung out ‘critiquing [his] outfit,’ after marveling that her look ‘completed first.’
‘Dannielynn ‘completed first’ in her pant go well with and a good looking white flowered fascinator,’ he wrote, persevering with to say she was actually rising into an adolescent with many opinions.
‘She stated she needed to put on one thing solely completely different than she had up to now. I assume which means no extra ‘little woman’ clothes?? She cleaned out the chocolate brownies, ice cream and nachos whereas on the identical time critiquing my outfit,’ the caption concluded.
In 2019 Dannielynn continued her legacy as she confirmed as much as the derby in the identical hat, trying harking back to her late mother.
Larry Birkhead and Anna Nicole Smith in a photograph from the Might 1, 2004 Kentucky Derby posted on Larry’s Instagram web page. In 2019, daughter Dannielynn wore the very same hat to the Derby
Dannielynn and Larry had taken half in a 20/20 ABC Information particular in February the place they mirrored on the playmate’s life as they visited her hometown of Mexia, Texas and spoke to pals who knew her earlier than she was well-known.
‘You’re your mommy you look identical to her,’ marveled one pal about Dannielynn, and it was stated that she had at all times ‘dreamed’ of getting a daughter. Sadly Smith handed away when she was simply 5 months previous.
She additionally had a son Daniel with ex-husband Billy Wayne Smith who tragically met the identical destiny Anna did, dying of an unintentional overdose only one 12 months earlier than her dying, and days after she welcomed Dannielynn.
‘Anna must be remembered as this bigger than life determine that was actually a caring, giving individual. An exquisite girl who liked her followers and liked her household,’ Birkhead stated within the particular.
Anna Nicole Smith is seen greeting the gang earlier than the Kentucky Derby in Might 2003
Tragic destiny: She additionally had a son Daniel with ex-husband Billy Wayne Smith who tragically met the identical destiny Anna did, dying of an unintentional overdose in 2006, only one 12 months earlier than her personal dying, and days after she welcomed Dannielynn. She is pictured with Daniel in 2004