LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The nominations are open for the 2016 Kentucky Oaks Survivors Parade.

Churchill Downs and partnering organizations Bright Pink and Horses and Hope said Tuesday online nominations were open to the public. A total of 142 breast and ovarian cancer survivors will be selected to walk in the 2016 Survivors Parade.

Nominations and selections for the parade will conclude on March 15.

The selected participants will be announced March 16. They will also receive two seats to this year's Kentucky Oaks.

For more information about nominations, click here.

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