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The Kentucky Derby Has Been Postponed Due To Coronavirus Concerns

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Mar 17th, 2020
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The Kentucky Derby Has Been Postponed Due To Coronavirus Concerns

For the first time since 1945, the Kentucky Derby has been postponed.

Originally set for May, Churchill Downs announced this afternoon that the iconic event has been moved to September.

CEO Bill Carstanjen shared this in a statement (via): “Throughout the rapid development of the COVID-19 pandemic, our first priority has been how to best protect the safety and health of our guests, team members and community. As the situation evolved, we steadily made all necessary operational adjustments to provide the safest experience and environment. The most recent developments have led us to make some very difficult, but …

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