‘My Old Kentucky Home’ to be performed at Derby 146

‘My Old Kentucky Home’ to be performed at Derby 146
Churchill Downs (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A Kentucky Derby tradition will continue at Churchill Downs with some modifications.

In a tweet, the racetrack says that after careful consideration the 100 year tradition of playing the official song of the Commonwealth, My Old Kentucky Home, will happen at Derby 146.

However, track officials say the playing of the song during the post parade will be preceded by a moment of silence and reflection.

After two scratches, 16 horses are expected to Run For The Roses Saturday evening.

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