BLOG: WAVE News team coverage of Kentucky Oaks 149
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The 149th running of the Kentucky Oaks is TODAY and WAVE News is here to provide the latest information and updates.
Check out our complete guide to Oaks and Derby that answers questions about show times, road closures, gala information and more.
Keep refreshing this page for continued updates from WAVE News reporters and the WAVE Storm Tracking Team:
🚨🚔🚧#TrafficReminder. As you are heading to @ChurchillDowns for the #KyOaks. Remember that 65SB off ramp to Crittenden Dr. is closed. Follow our #traffic partners from @KYTCDistrict5 @TRIMARCTraffic for updates. Here is the link: https://t.co/ufvmbnFy4a #LMPD #Louisville pic.twitter.com/1nOEMDnCqK— LMPD (@LMPD) May 5, 2023
It's 75 and sunny 🔆♥️ pic.twitter.com/9H439TQZJZ— Churchill Downs (@ChurchillDowns) May 5, 2023
Happy Derby Weekend!🐎— Louisville Fire Dept (@loukyfire) May 5, 2023
Oaks and Derby are busy days for Louisville’s first responders. Stop to say hello and thank the men and women working to keep everyone safe in and around Churchill Downs.
GOOD LUCK! HAVE FUN! Most importantly, STAY SAFE! pic.twitter.com/TZgr8R1ffe
One of my favs! Dapper as ever, our own handsome and talented @JDSHELBURNE ! @wave3news pic.twitter.com/884xG3QeCh— Natalia Martinez (@NataliaWAVE3) May 5, 2023
Churchill fit checks for #WAVEOaks @wave3news pic.twitter.com/t6Nl30AUmn— Kathleen Ninke (@KathleenWAVE3) May 5, 2023
The garland of lillies is here!! @wave3news #waveoaks pic.twitter.com/SgP6mcm9jA— Olivia Russell (@ORussellNews) May 5, 2023
Today is for the girls 🌸💁♀️✨— Kentucky Derby (@KentuckyDerby) May 5, 2023
Get to know the field of 14 fillies running in the 149th Kentucky Oaks ⤵️
On Fridays, we wear pink. 🌸 pic.twitter.com/g0L00WxdJ1— Kentucky Derby (@KentuckyDerby) May 5, 2023
Here's the current radar in the #Louisville area. Full forecast here ---> https://t.co/WzfoqYXBTv #WAVEWeather pic.twitter.com/mEGs2eUZVw— WAVE Weather (@WAVE3Weather) May 5, 2023
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