The Kentucky Derby returns to its regular race day, but fewer fans will attend because of Covid-19

One of America’s most famous sporting events takes place Saturday in front of a reduced crowd, a sign that the country is returning to normal but the pandemic remains dangerous,

The 147th running of the 켄터키 더비 returns to its position as the first leg of thoroughbred horse racing’s Triple Crown at Churchill Downs, where many attendees might be wearing their traditional fancy hats but they’ll also be asked to put on a mask.
Here’s a look at this year’s Run for the Roses.

      So when will the race be run?

        The traditional day for the Derby (이후 1969) is the first Saturday in May. Post time is 6:57 과. Last year the race was run September 5.

          How many fans can attend?

          The largest crowd came when 170,000 fans squeezed into Churchill Downs to see American Pharoah win (on his way to the 2015 Triple Crown). 하지만 올해, far fewer tickets will be available.
          A spokesman for Churchill Downs Racetrack told CNN the plan for attendance is “40-50% (생산 능력) reserved seating, 60% in some premium dining areas, 25-30% in Infield. All in, around 40,000-50,000.
           Churchill Downs  in Louisville, Kentucky is home to the Kentucky Derby.

          How can I watch?

          NBC will televise the race program, beginning on NBCSN at 12:30 오후. 과. Coverage switches to NBC from 2:30 오후. ...에 7:30 오후. 과. The race will also be shown on nbcsports.com and the NBC Sports app.

          Who is going to win?

          놓친 경우, last year the race was won by Authentic, trained by Bob Baffert. The victory was Baffert’s sixth Derby win, tied for most by a trainer with Ben Jones.
          The field is limited to 20 horses that qualify by earning points inThe Road to the Kentucky Derby.
          Essential Quality garnered the most points and has won all five races in his career. On Tuesday he drew the No. 14 spot in the starting gate and was listed as an early 2-1 특히 잘하는 (as of Friday night he was 1-1, but odds can change). Rock Your World starts from the gate to Essential Quality’s right and was the second favorite.
          Hot Rod Charlie was the second leading point getter in the qualifying races and was the only other colt with odds better than 10-1.
          Like the occasional drink? Two of the horses in the field have alcoholic content in their namesBourbonic (37-1) and Midnight Bourbon (18-1), fitting for a race sponsored by a bourbon maker.

          Will all 20 horses be in Saturday’s field?

          아니. King Fury came down with a fever and cannot participate.

          How long does it take?

          잘, it’s called themost exciting 2 minutes in sports,” a phrase the race track operator had trademarked in 2018, 또는 “the greatest 2 minutes in sportsor sometimesthe fastest 2 minutes in sports.So if you’re still not sure, a good time is about 2 의사록.
          Secretariat 달렸다 1:59.4 에 1973, still the fastest time for the race distance of 1.25 마일.

            How do I make a mint julep?

            You may have to make the syrup overnight if you don’t buy it premade, but it really has only three ingredientsthe syrup, the bourbon and the ice.

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