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Wet Track Conditions Forecasted for 150th Kentucky Derby 

3 weeks ago
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Key Takeaways

  • The Kentucky Derby will be run on May 4th, 2024, but rain is expected earlier in the day which may leave the track muddy or sloppy.
  • There is a chance of brief heavy rain on Saturday which could make the track sloppy.
  • Rain is expected to start early Friday morning and continue through most of the day, making the Kentucky Oaks race likely wet.
  • A muddy or sloppy track may favor some horses over others.

What Time is the Kentucky Derby?

The 150th running of the Kentucky Derby will occur on May 4, 2024 around 6:45pm, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Forecasters say the track may be wet during the race from rain earlier in the day.

Yet, they say the weather should be nice during the race itself.    


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