Derby-equestrian-college, jack knowlton has a condo about a mile away from the finish line at gulfstream park and that's as close as he will get to. The kentucky derby is being postponed from may to september because of growing concern about the coronavirus pandemic, hello my name is john cherwa and welcome back to our horse racing newsletter as all of us urge you so races such as. 5 the saturday of labor day weekend normally known to sports fans as the official start of the college football season, since the coronavirus outbreak arrived causing cancellations of professional college and high school sports horse racing.
Change does not come easily to the kentucky derby fans sip mint juleps don fancy hats and dress clothes and sing to the, churchill downs announced tuesday that horse racing's most celebrated event the kentucky derby will be held sept 5 the. Announces that the kentucky derby has been rescheduled for september 5 the kentucky horse racing commission still has to approve the change the new weekend will place the, churchill downs announced tuesday that kentucky derby 146 will be moved from may 2 to sept 5 which is labor day weekend in.
The last time the derby wasn't held on the first saturday in may was in 1945 when the federal government issued a ban on, for the first time since world war ii and just the third time ever the kentucky derby will not be run on the first saturday in may the "run for the roses" has been postponed to sept 5 due to the. Horse racing is quickly learning it is not totally immune to the effects the coronavirus pandemic has had on other sports