The rescheduled Kentucky Derby will take place on at Churchill Downs Racetrack on September 5 with COVID-19 restrictions in place.
The coronavirus pandemic has changed horse racing just like every other sport in the world.
The format for qualifying for the prestigious horserace is being changed to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
As COVID-19 forced the delay of the real Kentucky Derby, a virtual race featuring the best champions in history will take place tomorrow.
“The Kentucky Derby: Triple Crown Showdown” to be Televised as Part of Churchill Downs’ Nationwide Virtual ‘Kentucky Derby at Home’ Party Featured on NBC.
Churchill Downs Inc and Inspired Entertainment have teamed up to run a virtual Kentucky Derby to raise funds for COVID-19 relief.
The first round of futures betting in the Kentucky Derby came to a close last night with a solid showing from gamblers.
This year's Kentucky Derby was historic for all the wrong reasons as original winner Maximum Security was disqualified because he drifted into the path of another couple of horses.
As state licensed sports betting begins to take hold in the U.S., the venerable institution of pari-mutuel wagering may soon be eclipsed or even disappear.
The favorite for Saturday's race are Game Winner (+333) and Roadster (+350) and long shots are Gray Magician and Master Fencer at +5000.