None of the cheering — or cursing after losing wagers — from 150,000 fans will be heard this year at Churchill Downs, where America’s longest continuously held sports event will go on Saturday, four months later than usual. The track initially planned to allow 23,000 fans to attend until escalating
COVID-19 has delayed the Kentucky Derby by four months, and is the reason why the stands will be empty at Churchill Downs this weekend. But you’ll still be able to enjoy all the action on WAVE 3 News, your official Derby station.
Fifteen months after the second-weirdest Kentucky Derby ever and eight days before what figures to be the weirdest Kentucky Derby ever, a federal appeals court on Friday upheld last year’s disqualification of winner Maximum Security.