Churchill Downs will be giving away $10,000 to local college students

Posted by Brandon Jackson -

LOUSIVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Churchill Downs  is helping to send local kids to college through their Annual College Scholarship Day.

For College Scholarship Day, Churchill will be giving away $1,000 after each  of the live races this Friday, November 12.

All full-time college, university, or trade school students will receive free general admission at the track with a valid student identification card.

There will be tents for students to register for prizes, winners will be selected randomly and called out between the races.

Free "Make it rain" t-shirts will be given to the first 500 students through the turnstiles.

The gates open at 11:30am and the first race is at 12:40pm.

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