Kentucky Derby Day Dawns Wet and Cool

Kentucky Derby day 135 dawned with a steady, sometimes heavy rain, and a temperature of 53 degrees in Louisville on the morning of May 2.

If the forecast is correct, those are the conditions that fans coming to the track for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) will encounter. According to, rain is expected to continue until late morning, with only a 5%

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